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BA in Statistics

BA in Statistics

Rice University

Rice University, Houston, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    94
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 24 months
Program Learning Outcomes for BA in Statistics Graduates awarded the BA in Statistics will be able to demonstrate: Ability to make informed decisions in a professional or research setting from data sets containing pertinent information. Preparation in mathematical and computational statistics for advanced study in statistics. Awareness of interdisciplinary statistical research and application methodologies. Degree Requirements for BA in Statistics For general university requirements, see Graduation Requirements. The degree requirements in statistics are: CORE COURSES MATH 101 Single Variable Calculus I MATH 102 Single Variable Calculus II MATH 212 Multivariable Calculus One class from the following: i. CAAM 335 Matrix Analysis ii. MATH 355 Linear Algebra iii. CAAM 336 Differential Equations for Science and Engineering STAT 310/ECON 307 Probability and Statistics OR STAT 312 Probability and Statistics for Engineers STAT 405 Statistical Computing and Graphics STAT 410 Linear Regression STAT 450 Senior Capstone Project ELECTIVES Six courses are required at the 300-level or higher: Group S, statistics: At least 4 of the 6 electives must be from the statistics department (STAT) or cross-listed with statistics Group O, other: no more than 2 of the 6 electives may be from departments other than statistics NOTE: They must have a significant statistical, mathematical and/or computer science component and advisor approval is required A 3-hour Group O elective may be constructed by combining three 1-hour courses, such as STAT 490 (Independent Study) and STAT 601 (Statistics Colloquium). Only one such course may be applied toward the degree STAT 305 and STAT 385 do not count as electives The department offers a minor in statistics and a collaborative minor in computational finance jointly with the economics department (see Financial Computation and Modeling minor)