University Catalog

Mathematics and Statistics

Chairperson: Dale Buske
Address: 139 Engineering & Computing Center
Phone: 320.308.3001
Email: mathstat@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/mathstat

BS in Statistics - Actuarial Science (63-65 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • GPA of 2.50 in all major courses and all college-level courses.
  • Successful completion of the following courses: MATH 221, MATH 222, STAT 239, STAT 321 (or the equivalent).
  • Completion of at least 16 credits and at least 6 credits in the major from SCSU.

Notes

  • Once admitted, students must earn at least a C in all major courses and maintain at least a 2.40 GPA in the major to graduate.

Program Requirements

STAT 239, STAT 304, STAT 321, STAT 417, STAT 421, STAT 447, STAT 448, MATH 221, MATH 222, MATH 312, MATH 321, MATH 353, MATH 452 or MATH 453, ACCT 291, ECON 205, ECON 206, FIRE 375, STAT 480. STAT 219, STAT 353, or IS 242 may be substituted for STAT 239. MATH 485 may be substituted for STAT 480.

Electives

Programming (3-4 cr.) (choose one course): CNA 267, CSCI 201, CSCI 260, CSCI 261, ECE 102, MME 102, MATH 252. Statistics (3 cr.) (choose one course): STAT 332, STAT 380, STAT 424, STAT 427, STAT 430, STAT 433, STAT 436, STAT 440.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing STAT 480 or MATH 485.


BS in Statistics - Applied Statistics (58-64 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • GPA of 2.50 in all major courses and all college-level courses.
  • Successful completion of the following courses: MATH 221, MATH 222, STAT 239, STAT 321 (or the equivalent).
  • Completion of at least 16 credits and at least 6 credits in the major from SCSU.

Notes

  • Once admitted, students must earn at least a C in all major courses and maintain at least a 2.40 GPA in the major to graduate.

Program Requirements

STAT 239, STAT 304, STAT 321, STAT 417, STAT 421, MATH 221, MATH 222, MATH 312, STAT 480. STAT 219, STAT 353, or IS 242 or equivalent may be substituted for STAT 239. MATH 485 may be substituted for STAT 480.

Electives

Statistics (15 cr.) (choose five courses): STAT 332, STAT 380, STAT 424, STAT 427, STAT 430, STAT 433, STAT 436, STAT 440, STAT 447, STAT 448. Programming (3-4 cr.) (choose one course): CNA 267, CSCI 201, CSCI 260, CSCI 261, ECE 102, MME 102, MATH 252. Programming or Software Applications (2-4 cr.) (choose one course): CNA 267, CNA 302, CNA 303, CNA 304, CNA 397, CNA 425, CNA 426, CNA 436, CNA 437, CNA 450, CNA 451, CSCI 201, CSCI 220, CSCI 260, CSCI 261, any CSCI course numbered 300 or above, IS 350, IS 443, IS 445, IS 454, IS 460, ECE 102, MME 102, MATH 252. General (9-11 cr.) (choose three courses): CNA 397, CNA 425, CNA 426, CNA 436, CNA 437, CNA 450, CNA 451, CSCI 201, CSCI 220, CSCI 260, CSCI 261, any CSCI course numbered 300 or above, IS 350, IS 443, IS 445, IS 454, IS 460, MATH 325 or MATH 327, MATH 353, MATH 452, MATH 453. An elective course cannot be used twice in a statistics major program.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing STAT 480 or MATH 485.


BS in Statistics - Mathematical Statistics (58-64 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • GPA of 2.50 in all major courses and all college-level courses.
  • Successful completion of the following courses: MATH 221, MATH 222, STAT 239, STAT 321 (or the equivalent).
  • Completion of at least 16 credits and at least 6 credits in the major from SCSU.

Notes

  • Once admitted, students must earn at least a C in all major courses and maintain at least a 2.40 GPA in the major to graduate.

Program Requirements

STAT 239, STAT 304, STAT 321, STAT 417, STAT 421, STAT 447, STAT 448, MATH 221, MATH 222, MATH 271, MATH 312, MATH 321, STAT 480. STAT 219, STAT 353, or IS 242 or equivalent may be substituted for STAT 239. MATH 485 may be substituted for STAT 480.

Electives

Programming (3-4 cr.) (choose one course): CNA 267, CSCI 201, CSCI 260, CSCI 261, ECE 102, MME 102, MATH 252. Statistics (6 cr.) (choose two courses): STAT 332, STAT 380, STAT 424, STAT 427, STAT 430, STAT 433, STAT 436, STAT 440. Mathematics (6-7 cr.) (choose two courses): MATH 304, MATH 325 or MATH 327, MATH 353, MATH 421, MATH 452, MATH 453.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing STAT 480 or MATH 485.


Minor in Statistics (18 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • At least 9 credits must come from non-major courses.

Program Requirements

STAT 239, STAT 321. Possible substitutions for STAT 239 include STAT 219, STAT 353, or IS 242. A possible substitution for STAT 321 is IS 241.

Electives

(12 cr.) (choose four courses): STAT 304, STAT 332, STAT 380, STAT 411, STAT 417, STAT 421, STAT 424, STAT 427, STAT 430, STAT 433, STAT 436, STAT 440, STAT 447, STAT 448.

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