Statistics Major (B.S.)

https://ceps.unh.edu/mathematics-statistics/program/bs/statistics

This program prepares students for employment and/or graduate study in a variety of fields and research specializations in which statistical analysis and its applications play a critical role. In addition to its degree programs, the department has an active interest in the actuarial profession. Those interested in actuarial science should seek the advice of departmental coordinator of the actuarial program, Professor Linyuan Li.

Graduation Requirements

In all courses used to satisfy the requirements for its major programs, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics requires that a student earn a grade of C- or better and have an overall grade-point average of at least 2.00 in these courses.

Required MATH Courses
MATH 425Calculus I4
MATH 426Calculus II4
MATH 445Mathematics and Applications with MATLAB4
or CS 410P Introduction to Scientific Programming/Python
or CS 410C Introduction to Scientific Programming/C
MATH 527Differential Equations with Linear Algebra 14
MATH 528Multidimensional Calculus 14
MATH 531Mathematical Proof4
MATH 539Introduction to Statistical Analysis4
MATH 645Linear Algebra for Applications 14
MATH 739Applied Regression Analysis4
MATH 755Probability with Applications4
MATH 756Principles of Statistical Inference4
TWO approved MATH electives, selected in consultation with the major advisor (at least one at the 700-level)8
Select THREE of the following courses12
Advanced Statistical Methods for Research
Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement and Design
Design of Experiments I
Survival Analysis
Time Series Analysis
Design of Experiments II
Capstone: Select one of the following
MATH 797Senior Seminar4
MATH 798Senior Project4
MATH 799Senior Thesis2 or 4
Total Credits74-76
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
MATH 425 Calculus I 4
Discovery Course 4
Discovery Course 4
Discovery Course 4
MATH 400 Freshman Seminar 1
 Credits17
Spring
MATH 426 Calculus II 4
MATH 445
Mathematics and Applications with MATLAB
or Introduction to Scientific Programming/C
or Introduction to Scientific Programming/Python
4
ENGL 401 First-Year Writing 4
Inquiry Course 4
 Credits16
Second Year
Fall
MATH 528 Multidimensional Calculus 4
MATH 531 Mathematical Proof 4
Discovery Course 4
Discovery Course 4
 Credits16
Spring
MATH 527 Differential Equations with Linear Algebra 4
MATH 539 Introduction to Statistical Analysis 4
Discovery Course 4
Writing Intensive Course 4
 Credits16
Third Year
Fall
MATH 645 Linear Algebra for Applications 4
MATH 739 Applied Regression Analysis 4
Discovery Course 4
Discovery Course 4
 Credits16
Spring
700-level MATH Elective Course 4
700-level MATH Elective Course 4
700-level MATH Elective Course 4
Elective Course 4
 Credits16
Fourth Year
Fall
MATH 755 Probability with Applications 4
700-level MATH Elective Course 4
700-level MATH Elective Course 4
Elective Course 4
 Credits16
Spring
MATH 756 Principles of Statistical Inference 4
700-level MATH Elective Course 4
Elective Course 4
Elective Course 4
 Credits16
 Total Credits129
  • Communicate theoretical foundations and principles of intermediate-level statistics to diverse audiences.
  • Design an appropriate method of data collection for a variety of practical applications.
  • Perform analyses using the established tools of applied statistics, including production of appropriate software output and its interpretation.