## Emphasis in Mathematical Statistics

The *Area of Emphasis in Mathematical Statistics* opens a window of job opportunities in the business, government, industry, and health sectors; and provides a sound preparation for further studies in statistics. Students pursuing a major in *Pure Mathematics* or *Applied Mathematics* may also pursue an *Area of Emphasis in Mathematical Statistics*; additional coursework may be required. The *Area of Emphasis in Mathematical Statistics* is not intended for students pursuing a major in *Mathematical Statistics*.

### Core Courses for an Area of Emphasis in Mathematical Statistics

Course Number | Course Title | Credit Hours |
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Math 229 | Calculus 1 | 5 |

Math 230 | Calculus 2 | 4 |

Math 231 | Calculus 3 | 4 |

Math 300 | Introduction to Higher Mathematics | 4 |

Math 331 | Linear Algebra | 3 |

Stat 445 | Probability and Statistics 1 | 3 |

Stat 446 | Probability and Statistics 2 | 3 |

Total Credit Hours |
26 |

### Elective Courses for an Area of Emphasis in Mathematical Statistics

Choose three courses from the following, for a total of 9 credit hours: |
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Course Number | Course Title | Credit Hours |

Stat 325 | Survey Sampling Methods | 3 |

Stat 326 | Applied Statistical Methods | 3 |

Stat 412 | Regression Analysis | 4 |

Stat 413 | Experimental Designs | 3 |

Stat 420 | Nonparametric Methods | 3 |

Stat 422 | Time Series Forecasting | 3 |

Stat 464 | Statistical Computing | 3 |

Stat 466 | Stochastic Processes | 3 |

Stat 470 | Applied Survival Analysis | 3 |

This page is an unofficial summary of degree requirements. The official requirements are described in the most current Undergraduate Catalog. Students should consult their advisor when deciding on a plan of study.

##### Contact us regarding Mathematics Undergraduate Degrees:

**Dr. Alfred Akinsete**

*Department Chair *

Office: 523/524 Smith Hall

Phone: (304) 696-6010

Email: akinsete@marshall.edu