Bachelor of Science
Oklahoma State University is the only location in Oklahoma where an undergraduate degree in Statistics can be obtained. The undergraduate program in Statistics is an ideal choice for the person who is intrigued by mathematics and computing but wants to work directly with people.
Statisticians are concerned with the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data. They wind up working with people in virtually every known field of study. Since statistics is used as a decision-making tool in so many areas, it is an ideal combination for a double major or as a preparation for graduate school. Our program gives you a solid foundation in mathematics and computational skills, a sound working knowledge of statistics, and an introduction to some field of application.
The requirements for the statistics degree resemble those for an applied mathematics degree with some of the more advanced courses in mathematics replaced by statistics courses. The greatest scholarship opportunities are available through the College of Arts and Sciences. The Statistics Department offers employment opportunities to students with good academic records who show leadership potential.
The undergraduate class in statistics is a small group who receives personal attention from faculty and the undergraduate advisor. Students also enjoy the benefits of interactions and learning experiences with graduate students.
The degree requirements for this dynamic field of study are specified on the degree sheet.
The above degree sheet lists the courses only by number. The following document lists the Statistics Major Requirements in more detail. Note that students can customize their degrees with 18 hours of upper-division (3000 level and above) courses in a field of application. For example, students interested in actuarial science or statistical genetics can take upper-division courses in those disciplines to complement their statistical education.
Major Requirements Information - Course numbers defined for you.
Finish in Four Years - Here is an example of a schedule where you average 30 hours per academic year and graduate in four years.