These requirements are for students who matriculated in academic year 2023-2024. Students who matriculated prior to fall 2023 should refer to the Archives to view the requirements for their Bulletin year.

Summary of Requirements

University Requirements

All new students are required to complete the university's General Education (GenEd) curriculum.

Note that students not continuously enrolled who have not been approved for a Leave of Absence or study elsewhere must follow University requirements current at the time of re-enrollment.

College Requirements

Students must meet College Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Science, including the requirements of the major listed below. Students must attain an overall GPA of 2.0 and a 2.0 GPA in the major to graduate as a Statistical Science and Data Analytics major.

Core Requirements

ECON 1101Macroeconomic Principles3
or ECON 1901 Honors Macroeconomic Principles
ECON 1102Microeconomic Principles3
or ECON 1902 Honors Microeconomic Principles
BA 1103Legal and Ethical Reasoning in Business3
or BA 1903 Honors Legal and Ethical Reasoning in Business
ACCT 2103Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making4
or ACCT 2903 Honors Financial and Managerial Accounting
BA 2104Excel for Business Applications1
BA 2196Business Communications3
or BA 2996 Honors Business Communications
BA 2502Business Analytics: Modern Data Science Techniques3
RMI 2101Introduction to Risk Management3
or RMI 2901 Honors Introduction to Risk Management
MATH 1041Calculus I4
or MATH 1941 Honors Calculus I
MATH 1042Calculus II4
or MATH 1942 Honors Calculus II
STAT 2103Statistical Business Analytics4
or STAT 2903 Honors Statistical Business Analytics
CIS 1051Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming in Python4
BA 2101Professional Development Strategies1
Total Credit Hours40

Note: In order to graduate, a grade of C- or better must be obtained in all FSBM core requirements.

Major Requirements

Students must follow the Major Requirements and College Requirements current at the time of declaration. Students not continuously enrolled who have not been approved for a Leave of Absence or study elsewhere must follow University, College, and Major requirements current at the time of re-enrollment.

Requirements of Statistical Science and Data Analytics Major

BA 2501Turning Numbers into Knowledge: Visualizing Data3
STAT 2501Quantitative Foundations for Data Science (spring only)3
STAT 2521Data Analysis and Statistical Computing3
STAT 2522Survey Design and Sampling (spring only)3
STAT 2523Design of Experiments and Quality Control (fall only)3
STAT 3502Regression and Predictive Analytics (fall only)3
STAT 3503Applied Statistics and Data Science3
STAT 3504Time Series and Forecasting Models (fall only)3
STAT 3506Nonparametric and Categorical Data Analysis (fall only)3
STAT 3507Intermediate Statistics3
STAT 3508Data Management, Missing Data, and Outlier Analysis3
STAT 4596Capstone: Statistical Science and Data Analytics (spring only)3
Select three (3) business electives 19-12
Total Credit Hours45-48

2000-3999 electives can be selected from: ACCT, AS, BA, ECON, FIN, HRM, IB, LGLS, MIS, MKTG, RE, RMI, STAT, SCM, SGM. Please see your advisor for elective suggestions that match your career objectives. Interested students should consider research with faculty members (Independent Study) as part of their electives.