B.S. in Mathematics - Statistics Concentration

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
Academic Foundations
First Year Experience requirement4
English Composition requirement6-7
Mathematics requirement3-4
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Ethics requirement3
Distributed Disciplinary Foundations
Science requirement6-8
Behavioral & Social Science requirement6
Humanities requirement6
Arts requirement3
University Requirements
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Speaking Emphasis requirement9
Degree Requirements
Capstone requirement1-15
Major Courses
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
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
Capstone Requirement
STA 490Capstone Course in Statistics 33
Total Minimum Required Credits120

Indicates course satisfies a general education requirement.


Because STA 512 is a 4 credit course 6 credits of Internship and Electives are replaced by 7 credits of graduate coursework.


This course fulfills the Capstone requirement.

Accelerated B.S. in Mathematics - Statistics Concentration to M.S. in 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 sample 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
MAT 125 Introduction to Statistics and Probability 3
MAT 161 Calculus I 4
WRT 120
Effective Writing I
or Effective Writing with Supplemental Writing Workshop
FYE 100XFirst Year Experience 4
Humanities Gen Ed 3
MAT 162 Calculus II 4
MAT 200 The Nature of Mathematics 3
Science Gen Ed 3
Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
Free Elective (STA 200 recommended) 3
Year Two
MAT 261 Calculus III 4
MAT 311 Linear Algebra 3
WRT 2XX200-Level WRT Course 3
Supplemental Elective I 3
Free Elective 3
MAT 343 Differential Equations 3
STA 311 Intro Statistical Computing and Data Management 3
STA 319 Applied Statistics 3
Supplemental Elective II 3
Arts Gen Ed 3
Year Three
MAT 421 Mathematical Statistics I 3
STA 320 Experimental Design 3
STA 419 Basics of Statistical Learning 3
Supplemental Elective III 3
IW Course 3
MAT 422 Mathematical Statistics II 3
STA 321 Topics in Advanced Statistics 3
ENG 368 Business and Organizational Writing (W) 3
Supplemental Elective IV 3
Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
Year Four
STA 490 Capstone Course in Statistics 3
Supplemental Elective V 3
Supplemental Elective VI 3
JW Course 3
Humanities Gen Ed 3
MAT/STA Elective 1 3
MAT/STA Elective 1 3
Science Gen Ed Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Total Credits121

Must be approved by advisor and may be an internship.