Statistics: Statistical Science

Statistics: Statistical Science
BS
Hours48 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

No more than 3 hours of credit below C- is allowed in major courses.
requirement 1 Complete 2 courses
Preparation core courses:
requirement 2 Complete 1 course
Note: Students who have passed the AP statistics exam or an introductory statistics course should not take Stat 121.
It is strongly recommended that students interested in graduate study in statistics choose electives to prepare for the BYU BS/MS statistics integrated program by meeting with the statistics graduate coordinator.
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 statistics