Statistics Major

The Department of Statistics offers a Bachelor of Science in statistics. For more information about declaring your major in statistics, please contact the Chief Departmental Advisor, Professor Thomas Fisher, 305B Upham Hall, (513) 529-2176, or email him at

Note: If you entered Miami in Fall 2016 or later, your requirements are listed below. If you entered Miami prior to Fall 2016 follow the requirements for your catalog year as indicated on your Degree Audit Report (DAR).

Program Requirements:

The program requires at least 32 hours of STA courses at the 300-level or above.

Mathematics Courses (all of these)
MTH252 Calculus III or MTH 252H Honors Calculus III (4)
MTH222 Introduction to Linear Algebra or MTH222T Introduction to Linear Algebra (Honors) (3-5)

Introductory Statistics courses (at least one of these):
STA301 Applied Statistics
STA363 Introduction to Statistical Modeling

Statistics core courses (all of these):
STA401 Probability (3)
STA402 Statistical Programming (3)
STA462 Inferential Statistics (3)
STA463 Regression Analysis (4)
STA466 Experimental Design Methods (4)
STA475 Data Analysis Practicum (MPC) (3)

Statistics Electives (at least three):
STA333 Nonparametric Statistics (3)
STA363 Introduction to Statistical Modeling* (3)
STA365 Statistical Monitoring and Design of Experiments (3)
STA404 Advanced Data Visualization (3)
STA427 Introduction to Bayesian Statistics (3)
STA432 Survey Sampling in Business (3)
STA467 Statistical Learning (3)
STA483 Analysis of Forecasting Systems (3)

*May be counted as an elective if credit has been earned for STA301 and STA363 is completed prior to taking STA463.

For course descriptions please see the bulletin pages for STA.