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Mathematics Department
216 Kingston Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
phone: 509.359.4315
fax: 509.359.4700

BA Mathematics (Statistics)

The program of study that leads to an option in statistics provides students with excellent preparation for actuarial exams or careers where statistics is used in applied research.

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What will I study?

Note: two years of a single high school foreign language or one year of a single college level foreign language is required.

Required Courses (79 credits)
MATH 161 Calculus I (5)
MATH 162 Calculus II (5)
MATH 163 Calculus III (5)
MATH 225 Foundations of Mathematics (5)
MATH 231 Linear Algebra (5)
MATH 241 Calculus IV (5)
MATH 345 Numerical Analysis I (4)
MATH 360 or 460 Continuous Functions (4)
MATH 385 Probability and An Introduction to Statistics (4)
MATH 386 Applied Statistics (4)
MATH 461 Advanced Calculus I (4)
MATH 462 Advanced Calculus II (4)
*MATH 485 Theoretical Probability and Mathematical Statistics (4)
*MATH 486 Advanced Topics in Statistics (3)
MATH 494 Senior Seminar (2) (2.0 must be obtained for graduation)

Select four courses from the following
MATH 431 Introduction to Modern Algebra I (4)
MATH 432 Introduction to Modern Algebra II (4)
*MATH 433 Introduction to Modern Algebra III (4) *MATH 445 Numerical Analysis II (4)
*MATH 447 Differential Equations (4)
*MATH 470 Foundations of Geometry (4)
*MATH 481 Complex Analysis (4)

Electives (8 credits)
Courses satisfying this requirement must come from outside the Department of Mathematics and are to be selected in consultation with the department advisor.

Required program credits: 79 credits
Elective credits: 8 credits
Total credits for above major: 87 credits

Note: If this is your chosen program, you should meet with a department advisor to plan your schedule before taking classes. See the EWU catalog for details and see a department advisor at least twice a year to review your program. Make an appointment with Dr. Barbara Alvin by calling 509.359.6225.

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