B.S. in Statistics: Statistical Data Science (Fall 2017 and Beyond)

This track emphasizes data handling skills and statistical computation. It is recommended for students interested in statistical learning methodology, advanced data handling techniques and computational aspects of statistical analysis.

Notes:  
These requirements were put into effect Fall 2017. Students will have the opportunity to graduate with this track beginning Fall 2017 and beyond.  

Preparatory Subject Matter (27 units)

  • MAT 21A-B-C-D Calculus
  • MAT 22A Linear Algebra
  • ECS 10 or ECS 30 or ECS 40 Programming
  • Any one introductory statistics course except STA 10 (STA 32 or 100 recommended)

Depth Subject Matter (52 units)

  • STA 106 Analysis of Variance
  • STA 108 Regression Analysis
  • STA 131A Intro to Probability Theory
  • STA 131B Intro to Mathematical Statistics
  • STA 131C Intro to Mathematical Statistics
  • STA 141A Fundamentals of Statistical Data Science
  • STA 141B Data and Web Technologies for Data Analysis
  • STA 141C Big Data and High Performance Statistical Computing
  • STA 135 Multivariate Data Analysis
  • STA 160 Practice in Statistical Data Science
  • ECS 171 Machine Learning
  • MAT 167 Applied Linear Algebra or MAT 168 Optimization

One course from:

  • STA 104 Nonparametric Statistics
  • STA 137 Applied time Series Analysis
  • STA 138 Analysis of Categorical Data
  • STA 144 Sampling Theory of Surveys
  • STA 145 Bayesian Statistical Inference
  • MAT 128A Numerical Analysis
  • ECS 122A Algorithm Design and Analysis
  • ECS 165A Database Systems
  • ECS 158 Programming and Parallel Architectures
  • ECS 163 Information Interfaces
  • One approved course of 4 units from STA 199, 194HA, or 194HB may be used. 

Total Units: 79

Sample Four Year Plan

Freshman

Fall

Winter 

Spring

MAT 21A MAT 21B MAT 21C
ECS 10 or 30 or 40 STA 32 or 100 

Sophomore

Fall

Winter

Spring

MAT 22A  STA 108 STA 106
MAT 21D

Junior

Fall

Winter

Spring

STA 131A STA 131B STA 131C
STA 141A STA 141B STA 141C

Senior

Fall

Winter

Spring

ECS 171 STA 135 STA 160
MAT 167 or 168 STA/ECS/MAT 1XX