University Catalog

Mathematics and Statistics

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

BS in Statistics - Data Analytics Concentration (46 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.40
  • GPA of 2.40 in all major courses.
  • Successful completion of the following courses: MATH 211, CNA 267, STAT 239, STAT 321.
  • Completion of at least 3 credits in the major at SCSU.
  • A student who fails or withdraws from three or more mathematics or statistics courses may be denied admission to the major.

Notes

  • Students are required to complete one of the following: 1) a minor that requires at least 18 credits; or 2) a second major.
  • Students must earn at least a "C-" in all major courses.
  • Students must maintain at least a 2.40 GPA in the major to graduate.

Program Requirements

Math (3 cr.): MATH 211. Computing (7 cr.): CNA 267, IS 443. Statistics (30 cr.): STAT 239, STAT 304, STAT 321, STAT 325, STAT 360, STAT 380, STAT 381, STAT 421, STAT 415, STAT 417. STAT 219, STAT 242, or STAT 353 may be substituted for STAT 239.

Electives

6 credits of 300- or 400-level STAT courses not including STAT 353.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing STAT 381 with a grade of "C-" or better.


BS in Statistics - Data Science Concentration (61 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.40
  • GPA of 2.40 in all major courses.
  • Successful completion of the following courses: MATH 221, MATH 271, STAT 239, STAT 321.
  • Completion of at least 3 credits in the major at SCSU.
  • A student who fails or withdraws from three or more mathematics or statistics courses may be denied admission to the major.

Notes

  • Students must earn at least a "C-" in all major courses.
  • Students must maintain at least a 2.40 GPA in the major to graduate.

Program Requirements

Math (7 cr.): MATH 221, MATH 271. Computing (15 cr.): CNA 267, CSCI 201, CSCI 301, IS 443. Statistics (30 cr.): STAT 239, STAT 304, STAT 321, STAT 325, STAT 360, STAT 380, STAT 381, STAT 421, STAT 415, STAT 417. STAT 219, STAT 242, or STAT 353 may be substituted for STAT 239.

Electives

9 credits of 300- or 400-level STAT courses not including STAT 353.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing STAT 381 with a grade of "C-" or better.


BS in Statistics - Mathematical Statistics Concentration (57-58 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.40
  • GPA of 2.40 in all major courses.
  • Successful completion of the following courses: MATH 221, MATH 271, STAT 239, STAT 321.
  • Completion of at least 3 credits in the major at SCSU.
  • A student who fails or withdraws from three or more mathematics or statistics courses may be denied admission to the major.

Notes

  • Students must earn at least a "C-" in all major courses.
  • Students must maintain at least a 2.40 GPA in the major to graduate.

Program Requirements

Math (18 cr.): MATH 221, MATH 222, MATH 271, MATH 312, and either MATH 321 or MATH 320. Programming (3-4 cr.): Choose one of the following: CNA 267, CSCI 201, or MATH 252. Statistics (27 cr.): STAT 239, STAT 304, STAT 321, STAT 325, STAT 380, STAT 381, STAT 421, STAT 447, STAT 448. STAT 219, STAT 242, or STAT 353 may be substituted for STAT 239.

Electives

9 credits of 300- or 400-level STAT courses not including STAT 353 or STAT 417.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing STAT 381 with a grade of "C-" or better.


Minor in Statistics (18 credits)


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • At least 9 credits must come from non-major courses.
  • Students must earn at least a "C-" in all minor courses.

Program Requirements

STAT 239, STAT 321. STAT 219, STAT 242, or STAT 353 may be substituted for STAT 239.

Electives

12 credits of 300- or 400-level STAT courses not including STAT 353.

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