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 125Introduction to Statistics and Probability3
MAT 161Calculus I4
MAT 162Calculus II4
MAT 200The Nature of Mathematics3
MAT 261Calculus III4
MAT 311Linear Algebra3
STA 319Applied Statistics3
MAT 343Differential Equations3
MAT 421Mathematical Statistics I3
MAT 422Mathematical Statistics II3
STA 311Intro Statistical Computing and Data Management3
STA 320Experimental Design3
STA 321Topics in Advanced Statistics3
STA 419Basics of Statistical Learning3
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 additional MAT/STA courses at the 200 level or higher, one of which may be an internship.6
Total Minimum Required Credits120

Accelerated B.S. Mathematics - Statistics to M.S. Applied Statistics Program

Supplemental Electives
STA 505 and STA 511 may be taken to replace two supplemental electives.6
Internship and Electives
STA 506 and STA 512 may be taken to replace the Internship and Free Math/Stat Elective 27

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; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
Semester OneCredits
MAT 121 Introduction to Statistics I 3
MAT 161 Calculus I 4
Gen Ed Arts Course 3
Gen Ed Humanities Course 3
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science Course 3
Semester Two
Gen Ed Elective (MAT 122 Recommended) 3
MAT 162 Calculus II 4
MAT 200 The Nature of Mathematics 3
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
SPK 230 Business and Professional Speech Communication 3
Year Two
Semester Three
MAT 261 Calculus III 4
MAT 311 Linear Algebra 3
WRT 200 Critical Writing and Research 3
Supplemental Elective I 3
Gen Ed Elective 3
Semester Four
STA 319 Applied Statistics 3
STA 311 Intro Statistical Computing and Data Management 3
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science Course 3
Gen Ed Science Elective 3
Supplemental Elective II 3
Year Three
Semester Five
MAT 421 Mathematical Statistics I 3
STA 320 Experimental Design 3
IW Course 3
Gen Ed Elective 3
Supplemental Elective III 3
Semester Six
MAT 422 Mathematical Statistics II 3
MAT 423 Applied Probability 3
ENG 368 Business and Organizational Writing (W) 3
STA 321 Topics in Advanced Statistics 3
Supplemental Elective IV  
Elective 3
Year Four
Semester Seven
MAT 343 Differential Equations 3
JW Course 3
STA 490 Capstone Course in Statistics 3
Supplemental Elective V 3
Supplemental Elective VI 3
Semester Eight
MAT 491 Internship in Applied Mathematics 2-4
Elective in MAT/STA Stats (300 lvl or higher) 3
Gen Ed Humanities Course 3
Gen Ed Science Elective 3
Electives 6-9
 Total Credits125-130