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    Jun 21, 2024  
American University Catalog 2023-2024 
    
American University Catalog 2023-2024

Statistics (BS)


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Offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics , College of Arts and Sciences .

Admission to the Program


Formal admission to the major requires a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale) and departmental approval.

University Requirements


AU Core Requirements


For additional information, see AU Core Curriculum .

Major Requirements


  • 54 credit hours with grades of C or better, including at least 23 credit hours at or above 300-level

Course Requirements


Basic Statistics (4 credit hours)


Complete 4 credit hours from the following:

Intermediate Statistics (3 credit hours)


Complete 3 credit hours from the following:

Capstone (3 credit hours)


Track (21 credit hours)


Complete one of the following tracks:

Applied Statistics


Mathematics or Statistics

  • 3 credit hours from approved coursework in mathematics or statistics
Related Field

  • 12 credit hours from approved coursework in a related field

Data Science


Mathematical Statistics


Statistics

  • 6 credit hours from approved statistics coursework at or above 300-level
Mathematics or Statistics

Note: CSC-208 Introduction to Computer Science II (3)  may count toward this requirement.

  • 9 credit hours from approved mathematics or statistics coursework at or above 300-level

Combined Statistics (BS) and Statistics (MS)


American University offers students the opportunity to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees through its combined bachelor’s/master’s programs. See Admission to a Combined Bachelor’s / Master’s Program  and Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees  for more information.

In addition to meeting the minimum university requirements for combined bachelor’s/master’s programs:

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