# Mathematics B.S./Statistics and Data Science M.S.

## Minimum Requirements for Mathematics B.S./Statistics and Data Science M.S.: 138 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.36-40
As part of the general education requirements, complete the following:
Calculus II
B.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.S. degree requirements.16
As part of the B.S. requirements, complete the following:
Calculus III
College Physics I
and College Physics II
General Physics I
and General Physics II
Complete the following:
CS F201Computer Science I3
or NRM F338 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
ENGL F314Technical Writing3
or ENGL F414 Research Writing
MATH F265Introduction to Mathematical Proofs3
MATH F314Linear Algebra3
MATH F371Probability3
MATH F401Introduction to Real Analysis3
or MATH F405 Abstract Algebra
MATH F408Mathematical Statistics3
STAT F300Statistics3
STAT F401Regression and Analysis of Variance4
STAT F454Statistical Consulting Seminar 11
Upper-division mathematics or statistics electives 23
General University Requirements
Complete the graduate general university requirements.
Master’s Degree Requirements
Complete the master’s degree requirements.
As part of the master's degree requirements, complete the following:
STAT F698Non-thesis Research/Project6
Graduate Statistics and Data Science Program Requirements
Complete the following:
STAT F402Scientific Sampling3
STAT F651Statistical Theory I3
STAT F652Statistical Theory II3
STAT F653Statistical Theory III: Linear Models3
STAT F654Statistical Consulting Seminar1
Complete two of the following:6
Applied Multivariate Statistics
Experimental Design
Spatial Statistics
Time Series
Nonparametric Statistics and Machine Learning
Categorical Data Analysis
Bayesian Statistics
Sampling Theory
Complete the following:
Total Credits115-119
1

Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.

2

Acceptable elective courses include any mathematics or statistics course at the F300 level or above. In some cases, courses with strong statistical content from other disciplines may be used as electives. Such an elective must be approved by an advisor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

3

Acceptable elective courses include any statistics course at the F600 level or above. In some cases, courses with strong statistical content from other disciplines may be used as electives. Such an elective must be approved by an advisor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

Note: All mathematics majors must have an advisor from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

Note: At least 12 approved mathematics or statistics credits at the F300 level or above must be taken while in residence on the Fairbanks campus.

• Current admission into a baccalaureate degree program
• At least a 3.0 cumulative GPA
• Completion of 24 credits in the undergraduate major program requirements
• Junior standing

## Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes are measurable statements that describe knowledge or skills achieved by students upon completion of the program.

Students graduating from this program will be able to:

• Attain mastery of core mathematical concepts at the baccalaureate-level comparable to those at other institutions
• Have opportunities to develop the necessary skills to achieve their career goals in mathematics
• Understand and write formal mathematical arguments; they will demonstrate the ability to solve problems using mathematics and to independently craft effective written explanations of mathematical material
• Master a wide variety of statistical tests, procedures, and sampling methodologies, and will be able to design experiments and analyze data using software including R
• Understand and be able to use statistical theory
• Have consulting skills
• Display effective written communication skills