The Joint Major in Mathematics and Statistics
This major requires fourteen courses, of which twelve are
foundational or core courses and two are additional advanced courses.
Approval of advisors in both mathematics and statistics is required.
Foundational Course Requirement
(or an equivalent calculus sequence)
Core Course Requirement
- MTH or STT 201
- MTH or STT 203
- MTH or STT 208
- STT 226W
- MTH 235
or MTH 173Q
- MTH 265
(or equivalent), approved by the statistics program advisor
Advanced Course Requirement
In addition to the core courses, students must complete three 4-credit advanced courses
in Mathematics or Statistics. Advanced courses are those numbered 200 or higher.
Upper Level Writing Requirement
In addition to STT 226W, students must pass one more writing course,
to be chosen from the following options.
- A Statistics course with the W designation.
- Math 391W, a one-credit course, taken in
conjunction with either Math 174 or any 200 level Mathematics or
Statistics course with the prior approval of the instructor,
or independently of any course in consultation with a faculty member;
- A four credit course, approved in advance by the
student's adviser, satisfying part of the upper level
writing requirement in another department.