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Statistics

A variety of programs leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science

Minor in Statistics

The minor in Mathematics is available to students registered in the BA, BSc and BCS 20 credit major, honours or 15 credit minor programs.

Minor Requirements

• three credits in statistics at the 2000 level or above, of which one credit must be at the 3000 level or above.

• Students whose major or honours area of concentration is other than Mathematics may count MATH 2001 and MATH 2030 among the three credits.

 

Major in Statistics

This will provides a broad coverage of the discipline but is slightly less demanding than the Honours programs.

Major Requirements

1000 level 

MATH 1000.03/1010.03
STAT 1060.03*
CSCI 1100.03/1101.03**


2000 level 

MATH 2001.03
MATH 2002.03
MATH 2030.03/2040.03 or 2135.03
STAT 2060.03
STAT 2080.03


3000 level 

STAT 3340.03
STAT 3360.03
STAT 3380.03 or 3350.03
STAT 3460.06
At least two more credits in Statistics at or above the 3000 level

*The requirement to take STAT 1060.03 may be waived for students entering the program in their second year.

**Math 3210 may be taken in place of CSCI 1101

***Some students may take STAT 2080.03 in the first year of their degree program.

It is recommended that students take CSCI 3111.03/MATH 3170.03 in the third year of their degree program.

Students interested in double major with statistics as the second subject should consult the Faculty Advisor through whom a suitable class of study can be arranged.

 

Honours in Statistics

The Honours program in Statistics will provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of both theoretical and applied statistics and will enable students to move easily into challenging employment or graduate work in statistics. Students interested in taking honours in Statistics combined with another subject should consult an academic advisor through whom a suitable course of study can be arranged.

Honours Requirements

1000 level 

MATH 1000.03 or MATH 1215.03/1010.03
STAT 1060.03*
CSCI 1100.03/1101.03**


2000 level 

MATH 2001.03
MATH 2002.03
MATH 2030.03/2040.03 or 2135.03
STAT 2060.03
STAT 2080.03***
Two to five other half credits in Statistics at or above the 2000 level but not including courses listed below.


3000 level 

STAT 3340.03
STAT 3350.03
STAT 3360.03
STAT 3380.03
STAT 3460.03
Two 3000 level Mathematics courses chosen in consultation with the statistics honors advisor.


4000 level 

STAT 4066.03
One of STAT 4350.03 4390.03 4620.03
STAT 4950.03

Combined Honours Requirements

Students interested in taking honours in Statistics combined with another subject should consult the honours degree coordinator, Dr. Mike Dowd, through whom a suitable course of study can be arranged.