B.S. Statistics

The Bachelor of Science program in Statistics is designed to prepare students to take positions in industry or pursue graduate training.

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the Bachelors of Science in Statistics

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 3 - MATH 11704
Objective 46
Objective 57
Objective 6 6
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits38

Major Requirements

Mathematics Core
CS 1181Computer Science and Programming I (Satisfies General Education Objective 7) 13
MATH 1170Calculus I (Satisfies General Education Objective 3)4
MATH 1175Calculus II4
MATH 2275Calculus III4
MATH 2240Linear Algebra3
MATH 3326Elementary Analysis3
Other Required Courses
MATH 3350Statistical Methods3
MATH 3352Introduction to Probability3
MATH 4450Mathematical Statistics I3
MATH 4451Mathematical Statistics II3
MATH 4457Applied Regression Analysis3
MATH 4459Applied Multivariate Analysis3
Choose 9 credits from the following: 29
Differential Equations
Advanced Linear Algebra
Introduction to Real Analysis I
Introduction to Real Analysis II
Introduction to Numerical Analysis I
Introduction to Numerical Analysis II
Topics in Statistics
Experimental Design
Total Credits48

Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education38
Major Requirements (Required General Education credits removed.)41
Upper Division Free Electives6
Free Electives35
Total Credits120

Students may take both ME 1165 Structured Programming and ME 2266 Symbolic Programming instead of CS 1181.


With departmental approval, 3 of the 9 credits may be completed by taking an appropriate advanced course (4000-level) in another field such as Biology, Economics, etc. Examples include: ECON 4485 Econometrics or PHYS 4408 Error Analysis for the Physical Sciences. Please work with your advisor if you wish to choose a course from another field.

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education

Major Academic Plan (MAP)