# Mathematics and Statistics Major

The Department of Statistics offers a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics in joint with the Department of Mathematics. To declare your major in mathematics and statistics, please contact the Chief Departmental Advisor, Professor Thomas Fisher, 305B Upham Hall, (513) 529-2176, or email him at fishert4@MiamiOH.edu.

#### Program Requirements

The program requires at least 31 semester hours of MTH and STA courses at 300 level or above with at least 22 hours from MTH and STA courses at the 400 level.

**Introductory Mathematics Courses
** MTH252 Calculus III

**or**MTH252H Honors Calculus III

MTH222 Introduction to Linear Algebra or MTH222T Introduction to Linear Algebra(Honors)

**Mathematics courses. All of these:
** MTH331 Proof: Introduction to Higher Mathematics

MTH347 Differential Equations

MTH421 Introduction to Abstract Algebra

MTH441 Real Analysis

**OR**MTH451 Introduction to Complex Variable

*Choose at least ONE of the following:
* MTH432 Optimization

MTH435 Mathematical Modeling Seminar (MPC)

MTH436 Combinatorial Designs and Coding Theory

MTH437 Game Theory and Related Topics

MTH438 Theory and Applications of Graphs

MTH439 Combinatorics

MTH447 Topics in Mathematical Finance

MTH453 Numerical Analysis

MME/MTH495 Introduction to Applied Nonlinear Dynamics

**Statistics courses. All of these:**

STA301 Applied Statistics

STA401 Probability

STA463 Regression Analysis

STA462 Inferential Statistics **OR** STA466 Experimental Design Methods

**Electives:
** Additional courses to complete the 31 required credit hours from lists above or from:

MTH410 Topics in Geometry

MTH411 Foundations of Geometry

MTH420 Topics in Algebra

MTH422 Linear Algebra and Fields

MTH425 Number Theory (MPC)

MTH435 Mathematical Modeling Seminar

MTH440 Topics in Analysis

MTH482 Great Theorems of Mathematics (MPC)

MTH483 Introduction to Mathematical Logic

MTH486 Introduction to Set Theory

MTH491 Introduction to Topology

STA402 Statistical Programming

STA427 Introduction to Bayesian Statistics

STA467 Statistical Learning

STA475 Data Analysis Practicum (MPC)

STA483 Analysis of Forecasting Systems

At most, two of the 31 hours may be from 430 or independent studies.

**Important Note:** Students with previous credit for STA261 may not take STA301 and must take additional hours from the electives list to complete the 31 required hours.

For course descriptions please see the bulletin pages for MTH and STA.