Requirements and Curriculum

This major requires a minimum of 51 credit hours of coursework. Additional credit hours are required for the bachelor's degree.

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Credits Required for Major 51
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum 33

Additional Credits Required for Electives

Total Credits Required for Degree 120

Core Required Courses

  • STA 119 Statistical Methods
  • STA 301 Introduction to Probability
  • STA 302 Introduction to Statistical Inference
  • STA 403 Regression Analysis
  • STA 404 Design of Experiments

Elective Courses

At least three of the following:

  • STA 306 Intro to Statistical Computing w/SAS I
  • STA 309 Statistical Quality Control
  • STA 411 Stochastic Processes
  • STA 415 Distribution Free Inference
  • STA 431 Methods of Survey Samples
  • STA 461 Applied Time Series Analysis
  • STA 471 Topics in Statistics I
  • STA 472 Topics in Statistics II
  • MTH 311 Intro to Higher Mathematics can be substituted for an elective   

Additional Required Courses

Six courses from other departments (or their equivalents) are required. Students intending to pursue graduate work in statistics are strongly encouraged to take additional mathematics courses.

  • PUB 101 Intro to Public Health
  • MTH 141 College Calculus I
  • MTH 142 College Calculus II
  • MTH 241 College Calculus III
  • MTH 309 Introductory Linear Algebra
  • CSE 115  Intro to Computer Science for Majors I (4)

Questions about program requirements or curriculum?

Contact undergraduate advisement at or (716) 829-5000.