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Recommended Academic Plan for Statistics degree with biostatistics option (STAT BSTAT at University Park), effective Fall 2016
This Plan is only a sample; other possible combinations of courses could satisfy this option.

Recommended Academic Plan for Statistics degree with biostatistics option (STAT BSTAT at University Park), effective Fall 2011
Semester 1CreditsSemester 2Credits
MATH 140 (GQ) Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 4 MATH 141 (GQ) Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 4
STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary Statistics 4 ENGL 015 or 030 (GWS) Composition/Honors Composition 3
BIOL 110 (GN) Basic Concepts and Biodiversity 4 CHEM 110 (GN) Chemical Principles I 3
First-Year Seminar 1 CHEM 111 (GN) Experimental Chemistry I 1
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) 3 Arts (GA) 3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA) 1.5
Total Credits: 16 Total Credits: 15.5
Semester 3CreditsSemester 4Credits
MATH 220 Matrices 2 STAT/MATH 414 Probability 3
MATH 230 Calculus and Vector Analysis 4 CMPSC 101 or CMPSC 121 (GQ) Programming 3
STAT 461 Analysis of Variance 3 BIOL 222 Genetics
3
BIOL 220W (GN) Populations and Communities
4 ENGL 202C (GWS) Effecive Writing 3
Humanities (GH) 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) 3
Total Credits: 16 Total Credits: 15
Semester 5CreditsSemester 6Credits
STAT/MATH 415 Mathematical Statistics 3 STAT/MATH 416 Stochastic Modeling 3
STAT 464 Nonparametric Statistics or STAT 466 Survey Sampling 3 STAT 462 Regression 3
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech 3 400-level BIOL course 3
Arts (GA) 3 Humanities (GH) 3
International cultures elective (IL) 3 U.S. cultures elective (US) 3
Total Credits:
15
Total Credits:
15
Semester 7CreditsSemester 8Credits
STAT 480 Statistical Program Packages 1 STAT 470W Statistical Problem Solving and Communication 3
STAT 463 Time Series 3 MATH 451 Numerical Analysis 3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA) 1.5 Elective 3
400-level BIOL course 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Credits:
14.5
Total Credits:
15
  • Bold type indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better.
  • Italics indicates courses that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.
  • Bold Italics indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better and that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.
  • GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements.
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirements.
  • NOTE: BIOL 220W is moving from Spring to Fall semester; it will not be offered in FA17 or SP18. It will resume in FA18.
  • NOTE: BIOL 230W is moving from Fall to Spring semester; it will be offered in FA17, but only in Spring semester after that.