The Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics is housed within the College of Science,
Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The degree, which has two tracks -- actuarial
science and data science, is tailored to professionals who may be working with data
and statistics in any industry.
During the program, you will receive training in applied statistical procedures, analytics, data visualization, essential mathematical skills, computer programming with popular data analysis tools (SAS, R, Python, SQL, etc.), as well as interpreting insights from analysis effectively to a wider audience.
The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.
Organizations of all sizes are seeking professionals with the ability to collect, organize, view, and analyze data. From sports to medical research, psychology, agriculture, retail, environment, wildlife, insurance, technology, and even government, there’s not a sector that statistics and data science does not touch. Graduates could pursue a career in nearly every major industry.
With continuous increasing capabilities in data collection, storage, and computing,
the opportunities for statistics and data science keep rapidly growing. Jobs such
as a statistician, an actuary, a data scientist, and analyst-related positions are
For more information about the Applied Statistics degree and requirements, see the program within the STEM College catalog. You may also send an email to Dr. Weijia Jia (email@example.com) to request additional information.