# Statistics

## A VARIETY OF PROGRAMS LEADING TO THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

****Statistics Undergraduate Advising information can be found here.****

### Minor in Statistics

The Minor in Statistics is available to students registered in the BA, BSc and BCS 120 credit hour major, honours or 90 credit hour minor programs.

- The 90 credit hour Minor in Statistics is appropriate for students who want to study some Statistics but do not wish to complete the conventional four-year program. The degree is best suited for students who want a general science degree with some specialization in Statistics. With additional study, the degree may be upgraded to a 120 credit hour Major or Honours degree at a later date.

- A 90 credit hour BSc or BA in Statistics is usually the preferred option for students who wish to combine studies in Statistics with a degree in Engineering.

- A 90 credit hour degree program is
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- The 120 credit hour Minor in Statistics is available to students registered in a Bachelor of Applied Computer Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Community Design, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Informatics, Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Medical Sciences) program.

**Major in Statistics **

The 120 credit hour Major in Statistics is suited to students who want to focus on Statistics, but wish to have a program that is somewhat less constrained than the Honours program.

### 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 Studies**** **in Statistics.

**Honours students must write a research-based Honours thesis**. The research thesis and the Honours Qualifying Examination requirement are satisfied through completion of STAT 4950.03.

**Admission to Honours**

__Students must APPLY for admission to Honours programs__. Students considering Honours in Statistics should consult with a Statistics Honours Advisor early in their studies.

*Students interested in taking an Honours in** **Statistics** **program** **combined with another subject should consult the Statistics Advisor through whom a suitable course of study can be arranged.