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Statistics & Data Science

Bachelor of Arts

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By merging modern data science approaches with a solid mathematical background and practical training, the Undergraduate Degree in Statistics and Data Science provides a curriculum that allows students to make significant contributions at the forefront of knowledge across the vast array of activities in government, education, and industry that rely on statistical thinking.

Major Details

College: College of Science
Admissions Requirements:

No Additional Requirements

Website: http://math.arizona.edu/ugprogram/
Math Required:

Substantial

    This strand involves skill and facility with calculus. The S-strand begins at one of two calculus options - MATH 124 (Calculus I with Applications) or MATH 125 (Calculus I). Students who successfully complete the S-strand may continue on to MATH 129 (Calculus II), MATH 223 (Vector Calculus), or beyond. Those who choose but are not ready to begin the S-strand will be required to take preparatory work.
Substantial
Second Language Required:

4 Semesters

  • Scoring the equivalent of fourth-semester skill level on an entrance or placement examination administered by The University of Arizona.
  • Completion of a two-course sequence beyond the second semester of post-secondary language instruction.
  • Completion with a C or higher of a 300- or 400-level language course at the post-secondary level.
  • Completion of one course beyond the third semester in combination with an AP (Advanced Placement) score, IB (International Baccalaureate) score or a CLEP (College Level Entrance Program) score determined by the individual language department.
  • An AP, IB, or CLEP language score determined by individual language departments.
  • A minimum of one semester study abroad in a language program approved by the appropriate language department as the equivalent of fourth-semester skill level.
4 Semesters
Fees: No
Pre-Major: No

Four-Year Plan

Archived plans are available on Degree Search 2011-2017 for many degree plans. These are sample plans. Please work with your academic advisor for more specific and up-to-date requirements.

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UA Course Requirements Units
1st Semester
Calculus I 3
ENGL 101 First-Year Composition 3
Tier I General Education 3
Second Language 4
General Elective 1
2nd Semester
MATH 129 Calculus II 3
ENGL 102 First-Year Composition 3
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
Second Language 4
3rd Semester
MATH 223 Vector Calculus 4
MATH 313 Intro to Linear Algebra 3
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
Second Language 4
4th Semester
MATH 363 Intro Statistical Method 3
Supporting Computer Science 4
Tier I General Education 3
Second Language 4
5th Semester
MATH 375 Stat Computing (proposed) 3
MATH 464 Theory of Probability 3
Minor course 3
Tier II General Education 3
General Elective 3
6th Semester
Major elective 3
MATH 466 Theory of Statistics 3
Minor course 3
Tier II General Education 3
General Elective 3
7th Semester
MATH 467 Applied Linear Models (proposed) 3
Tier II General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
Minor course 3
Minor course 3
8th Semester
MATH 465 Intro to Data Science (proposed) 3
Minor course 3
Minor course 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 2

AZ Transfer Pathways

This page is designed for in-state transfer students who plan to attend the University of Arizona. The information presented lists the most accurate course equivalencies and may not include all possible requirements. Transfer students are strongly encouraged to use this site for reference only and not for self-advising.

Transfer students should work with their community colleges and UA advisors to develop an individualized plan for transfer, and visit aztransfer.com

  • All posted Pathways (except for Bachelor of Applied Science Pathways) fulfill an AGEC and most also fulfill an Associate Degree
  • Following a Pathway does not guarantee admission to the UA nor admission to a college/major/program at the UA
  • Use Pathways in consultation with advisors from your community college and the UA
  • Pathways are subject to change at any time

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