2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Statistics, BS

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About the Program

Apply Now This program is aimed at students who wish to develop a career in statistics or related disciplines, including data analytics and data science. Teamwork and communication of results are key elements in the program’s design.  Statisticians are in demand in many industries - for example, health care, finance, environmental, local, state and federal agencies.

Degree Requirements

  • 120 Credit Hours
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 required for graduation

PNW General Education Core (30-31 Credits)

Other Required Courses (58-60 Credits)

Total 120 Credits Required

Degree Map


Minimum Grade and Grade Point Average (GPA): 2.0 GPA

Experiential Learning (EL):  One EL course required.  EL courses are noted by (e) next to the course title.

General Education Core:  General Education notations can be found within the course description.  Please click on a course to see if it meets a Gen Ed requirement.

Milestone Courses noted by (m) next to the course title have been identified as being critical to your success in this field of study. 

Courses that are only offered on one campus will be noted by an (H) for Hammond, or (W) for Westville.

Please see the Additional Information and Guidelines section below for more information.

Semester 4 (16-17 Credits)

Semester 5 (15-16 Credits)

Semester 6 (15 Credits)

Semester 7 (15 Credits)

Semester 8 (9-12 Credits)

Additional Information and Guidelines

Note 1: Students who take ENGL 10800 instead of ENGL 10400 must complete a General Education requirement with a writing intensive English course.

Note 2: Selective Area Elective - Statistics majors must consult with an academic advisor to choose an 18 credit hour Selected Area (which may be a Minor). At least 3 courses in the Selected Area must be beyond the introductory level (20000 level or above).

Note 3: Elective course which fulfills 120 credit total.

Note 4: Science Elective - Statistics majors must consult with an academic advisor to choose 6-8 credit hours in science including but not restricted to astronomy, geoscience, functional biology, cellular biology, chemistry and physics.

Note 5: No course below MA 16300 counts as graduation credit but does count towards GPA.

Milestone Courses, noted by (m) next to the subject code / course number, have been identified as being critical to your success in this field of study. Failure to master the subject matter in milestone courses may impact your ability to progress in your degree program. In many cases this means achieving higher grades than just the minimum that may be noted in this plan of study. Review your program requirements with your academic advisor to stay on track for graduation.


The 8 semester plan of study is a recommended sequence of classes designed to show how this program can be completed within four years.

Visit the 15 to Finish website for information and resources.

For career information, click here to visit the Careers and Employment Trends page.

For Financial Aid eligibility, click here. Annual FAFSA filing deadline is March 10. Financial Aid recipients are required to complete 30 credits per calendar year to stay eligible for the standard financial aid award.

Financial Guarantee: If you follow the degree map and find a course unavailable, you may be able to take the course for free in a future semester.  Certain exclusions apply. 

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