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BS in Statistics: Quality Science Emphasis (59–66 hours*)


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  1. No more than three hours of D credit is allowed in major courses.
  2. Complete the following preparation core courses:
  3. Complete one course from the following:
      STAT 221 : Principles of Statistics. (3:3:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      STAT 221 : Principles of Statistics. (3:3:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: F, W, Sp, Su
      PREREQUISITE: Math 110 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Stemplots, boxplots, histograms, scatterplots; central tendency, variability; confidence intervals and hypothesis testing involving one and two means and proportions; contingency tables, regression; computer package.
      NOTE: Honors and Independent Study also.

      STAT 321 : Elements of Mathematical Statistics. (3:3:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      STAT 321 : Elements of Mathematical Statistics. (3:3:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: F, Su
      PREREQUISITE: Math 113 or 119 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Probability, random variables, frequency distributions, estimation and tests of hypotheses from a theoretical standpoint.

      STAT 331 : Introduction to Bayesian Statistics. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      STAT 331 : Introduction to Bayesian Statistics. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: W
      PREREQUISITE: Math 113.
      DESCRIPTION: The scientific method; conditional probability; Bayesian methods; models for proportions; densities for proportions; models for means; densities for means; regression analysis.

      STAT 332 : Quality Improvement for Industry. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      STAT 332 : Quality Improvement for Industry. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: F, W, Sp
      PREREQUISITE: Math 112 or 119.
      DESCRIPTION: Quality management philosophies (Deming, etc.) Strategies for continuous improvement. Graphical and numerical methods of data analysis. Process control charts. Design and analysis of experiments for process characterization and improvement.


      Note: Students who have passed the AP statistics exam or an introductory statistics course should not take Stat 221.
  4. Complete the following statistics core courses:
  5. Complete the following:
  6. Complete two courses from the following:
  7. Complete one of the following minors or equivalent departmentally approved course work (approximately 14-21 hours):
      Food Science (16 hours)
      Political Science (21 hours)

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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