Statistics
 

Statistics: Biostatistics

Statistics: Biostatistics
BS
Hours50 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

No more than 3 hours of credit below C- is allowed in major courses.
requirement 1 Complete 1 course
requirement 2 Complete 2 courses
Preparation core courses:
requirement 3 Complete 8 courses
Statistics core courses:
requirement 4 Complete 2 courses
requirement 5 Complete 3.0 hours from the following course(s)
requirement 6 Complete 6.0 hours from the following course(s)
Note: If taken above, STAT 437 and 538 will not double count here.
requirement 7 Complete 3.0 hours from the following course(s)
Note: Courses used above will not double count here. Note: No more than 3.0 credit hours of Stat 496R may be counted toward this requirement.
requirement 8 Complete 3.0 hours from the following course(s)
Note: Courses used above will not double count here. Note: No more than 3.0 credit hours of Stat 496R may be counted toward this requirement. Note: It is strongly recommended that students interested in graduate study in biostatistics complete Math 341 and 342.
Program Outcomes: 

Fitting Statistical Models

Graduates of the program will demonstrate the ability to analyze data by appropriately fitting, assessing, and interpreting a variety of statistical models

Communication Skills

Graduates of the program will write technical reports and make technical presentations containing statistical results, and work in teams to demonstrate the consulting skills of a professional statistician

Computing Skills

Graduates of the program will be able to manipulate data, implement statistical methods, document, and debug code in one or more profession statistical software programs

Theoretical Foundations

Graduates of the program will be able to solve problems in basic probability theory, statistical inference, and calculus

Academic Preparation

Be prepared to enter top graduate (masters and/or PhD) programs in biostatistics