Beginning fall 2018, the University of Southern Indiana will offer a bachelors degree in statistics. Students pursuing a degree in statistics will learn to convert real-world problems into testable research hypotheses and apply appropriate methodology to analyze and interpret data. Students will also learn to present statistical findings and utilize technological tools used for data analysis, including R, SAS, SPSS, and Minitab. The program will also prepare students for graduate study in statistics or other fields that utilize quantitative research methods.
Many businesses and industries seek applicants with expertise in data analytics and statistics. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the number of statisticians will grow 34% between 2016 and 2026, which is the seventh-fastest growing occupation.
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Completion of the B.S./B.A. in Statistics will require 120 credit hours. In addition to the University’s Core Curriculum, statistics majors at USI complete 48 hours of course work in the major, consisting of 18 hours in mathematics and 30 hours in statistics. The required coursework includes a capstone project where students will complete a data investigation in consultation with a faculty member. The full curriculum is listed below.
MATH 230– Calculus I (4)
MATH 235 – Calculus II (4)
MATH 335 – Calculus III (4)
MATH 362 – Linear Algebra (3)
MATH 438 – Theory of Probability (3)
STAT 241 – Principles of Statistics (3)
STAT 255 – Introduction to Statistical Computing (3)
STAT 265 – Applied Regression Analysis (3)
STAT 365 – Design & Analysis of Experiments (3)
STAT 441 – Mathematical Statistics (3)
STAT 451 – Sampling Theory & Applications (3)
STAT 475 – Time Series (3)
STAT 495 – Capstone Project in Statistics (3)
Elective Courses (Choose two elective courses in statistics):
STAT 261 – Applied Nonparametric Statistics (3)
STAT 355 – Data Mining (3)
STAT 367 – Multivariate Statistics (3)
STAT 381 – Categorical Data Analysis (3)
STAT 448 – Stochastic Processes (3)
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