Statistics B.S.

A Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Statistics requires the completion of the Elon Core Curriculum as well as the Major Requirements listed below.

Major Requirements

Statistical foundations: 16 sh

STS 2120STATISTICS IN APPLICATION

4 sh

STS 2320STATISTICAL MODELING

4 sh

STS 3250DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF EXPERIMENTS

4 sh

STS 3410/MTH 3410PROBABILITY THEORY AND STATISTICS

4 sh

STS 0070SENIOR COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATION

0

Mathematical foundations: 8 sh

MTH 1510CALCULUS I

4 sh

MTH 2510CALCULUS II

4 sh

Select two courses from the following: 8 sh

STS 2130SURVEY SAMPLING METHODS

4 sh

STS 2560APPLIED NONPARAMETRIC STATISTICS

4 sh

STS 3270STATISTICAL COMPUTING FOR DATA MANAGEMENT

4 sh

STS 3420STATISTICAL THEORY

4 sh

STS 3470STATISTICAL COMPUTING FOR SIMULATION AND THEORY

4 sh

The same computing course cannot count for the computing requirement and as an elective.

Select one computing course from the following: 4 sh

STS 3270STATISTICAL COMPUTING FOR DATA MANAGEMENT

4 sh

STS 3470STATISTICAL COMPUTING FOR SIMULATION AND THEORY

4 sh

Capstone

A related experiential/capstone experience approved by the department (4 sh). Approved options include:

MTH 4970SEMINAR

4 sh

MTH 461SEMINAR II

2 sh

STS 4985INTERNSHIP IN STATISTICS

2-4 sh

STS 4999INDEPENDENT RESEARCH IN STATISTICS

2-4 sh

Total Credit Hours: 40

Concentrations

Select one of the following concentrations:

Mathematical statistics: 16 sh

Required courses: 16 sh

MTH 2310LINEAR ALGEBRA

4 sh

MTH 2520MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY

4 sh

MTH 3300MATHEMATICAL REASONING

4 sh

STS 3420STATISTICAL THEORY

4 sh

For the Mathematical Statistics concentration, STS 342 cannot count as one of the two required core elective courses.

Actuarial science: 20 sh

Required courses: 16 sh

ECO 1000PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS

4 sh

ACC 2010PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING

4 sh

BUS 2110MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

4 sh

FIN 3430PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE

4 sh

Select one course from the following: 4 sh

STS 3420STATISTICAL THEORY

4 sh

FIN 4120INVESTMENTS

4 sh

FIN 4160FUNDAMENTALS OF INSURANCE

4 sh

FIN 4180FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS

4 sh

FIN 4190FINANCIAL PLANNING

4 sh

FIN 4330DERIVATIVES

4 sh

For the Actuarial concentration, STS 342 cannot count as one of the two required core elective courses if it is being counted as an elective course for the concentration.

Bio-statistics: 16 sh

Required course: 4 sh 

PHS 3010INTRODUCTION TO EPIDEMIOLOGY

4 sh

The PHS 201 and PHS 202 prerequisites for PHS 301 will be waived for declared statistics majors pursuing the Bachelor of Science degree with the permission of the Public Health Studies Coordinator.

Select three courses from Track A or three courses from Track B: 12 sh

If a 3 sh course has an accompanying 1 sh lab, this lab course must be taken with the course.

Track A
BIO 1112INTRODUCTORY CELL BIOLOGY

3 sh

BIO 1113CELL BIOLOGY LABORATORY

1 sh

BIO 2512INTRODUCTORY POPULATION BIOLOGY

3 sh

BIO 2513POPULATION BIOLOGY LABORATORY

1 sh

BIO 2212PRINCIPLES OF GENETICS

3 sh

BIO 2213GENETICS LABORATORY

1 sh

BIO 4212TOPICS IN ADVANCED GENETICS

4 sh

Track B
BIO 1514BIODIVERSITY

4 sh

BIO 2512INTRODUCTORY POPULATION BIOLOGY

3 sh

BIO 2513POPULATION BIOLOGY LABORATORY

1 sh

BIO 3532THE BIOLOGY OF ANIMAL BEHAVIOR

4 sh

BIO 3612AQUATIC BIOLOGY: THE STUDY OF INLAND WATERS

4 sh

BIO 3602/ENS 3460WETLANDS ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT

4 sh

BIO 3622GENERAL ECOLOGY

4 sh

Data Analytics: 16 sh

Required courses: 8 sh

CSC 1300COMPUTER SCIENCE I

4 sh

CSC 3211DATABASE SYSTEMS

4 sh

Select one course from the following which was not already taken as part of the core requirements: 4 sh

STS 3270STATISTICAL COMPUTING FOR DATA MANAGEMENT

4 sh

STS 3470STATISTICAL COMPUTING FOR SIMULATION AND THEORY

4 sh

For the Data Analytics concentration, neither of the two computing courses can count as one of the two required core elective courses.

Select one course from the following: 4 sh

CSC 2300COMPUTER SCIENCE II

4 sh

MEA 329APPLIED MEDIA ANALYTICS

4 sh

MGT 4250DATA VISUALIZATION AND STORYTELLING

4 sh

MGT 4260DATA MINING FOR MANAGERIAL DECISION MAKING

4 sh

All graduating statistics majors are required to complete a senior portfolio of their work. This portfolio will include a compilation of their work across their four years of statistical study at Elon; therefore, students should be mindful of this requirement as they complete work for all their courses and be sure to retain electronic copies of work that they may want to include in their portfolio in their senior year. 

Total Credit Hours: 54-60

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