B.S. in Mathematics - Statistics Concentration

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Humanities requirements6
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements 9
Major Requirements
MAT 121Introduction to Statistics I3
MAT 161Calculus I4
MAT 162Calculus II4
MAT 200The Nature of Mathematics3
MAT 261Calculus III4
MAT 311Linear Algebra3
MAT 319Applied Statistics3
MAT 343Differential Equations3
MAT 421Mathematical Statistics I3
MAT 422Mathematical Statistics II3
MAT 423Applied Probability3
STA 311Intro Statistical Computing and Data Management3
STA 320Experimental Design3
STA 321Topics in Advanced Statistics3
STA 490Capstone Course in Statistics3
Related/Cognate Requirements
Select one of the following:3
Business and Organizational Writing
Strategies for Writing in the Workplace
Technical Writing
Supplemental Electives
Select six electives from a subject area in which students would like to apply statistics.18
Statistics Electives or Internship
Two MAT/STA courses, one of which may be an internship, at the 300 level or higher6
Total Minimum Required Credits120
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Indicates course satisfies a general education requirement.

All math major courses must be passed with a C or better.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; courses offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Year One
Semester OneCredits
MAT 121Introduction to Statistics I3
MAT 161Calculus I4
Gen Ed Arts Course3
Gen Ed Humanities Course3
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science Course3
 Credits16
Semester Two
Gen Ed Elective (MAT 122 Recommended)3
MAT 162Calculus II4
MAT 200The Nature of Mathematics3
WRT 120Effective Writing I3
SPK 230Business and Professional Speech Communication3
 Credits16
Year Two
Semester Three
MAT 261Calculus III4
MAT 311Linear Algebra3
WRT 200Critical Writing and Research3
Supplemental Elective I 3
Gen Ed Elective3
 Credits16
Semester Four
MAT 319Applied Statistics3
STA 311Intro Statistical Computing and Data Management3
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science Course3
Gen Ed Science Elective 3
Supplemental Elective II3
 Credits15
Year Three
Semester Five
MAT 421Mathematical Statistics I3
STA 320Experimental Design3
IW Course3
Gen Ed Elective3
Supplemental Elective III3
 Credits15
Semester Six
MAT 422Mathematical Statistics II3
MAT 423Applied Probability3
ENG 368 (W)Business and Organizational Writing3
STA 321Topics in Advanced Statistics3
Supplemental Elective IV 
Elective3
 Credits15
Year Four
Semester Seven
MAT 343Differential Equations3
JW Course3
STA 490Capstone Course in Statistics3
Supplemental Elective V 3
Supplemental Elective VI3
 Credits15
Semester Eight
MAT 491Internship in Applied Mathematics2-4
Elective in MAT/STA Stats (300 lvl or higher)3
Gen Ed Humanities Course3
Gen Ed Science Elective3
Electives6-9
 Credits17-22