Curriculum in Statistics: Minor in Astrophysics

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FRESHMAN YEAR

 First  Semester  (Th-Pr)  Cr  Second  Semester  (Th-Pr)  Cr
 ENGL 104: Composition and   Rhetoric  (3-0)  3  HIST 106: History of the U.S.  (3-0)  3
 HIST 105: History of the U.S.  (3-0)  3  MATH 172:  Calculus  (4-0)  4
 MATH 171:  Analytic Geometry   and Calculus  (4-0)  4  STAT 182:  Foundations  of Statistics  (1-0)  1
 ASTR 111: Overview of Modern   Astronomy1  4  Computer science elective3  4
 PHYS 218: Mechanics  4
   14    16

SOPHOMORE YEAR

 First Semester  (Th-Pr)  Cr  Second Semester  (Th-Pr)  Cr
 MATH 221: Several Variables Calculus  (4-0)  4  MATH 304: Linear Algebra  (3-0)  3
 POLS 206: American Natl. Government  (3-0)  3  POLS 207: State and Local Government  (3-0)  3
 STAT 211: Principles of Statistics I  (3-0)  3  STAT 212: Principles of Statistics II  (3-0)  3
 PHYS 208: Electricity and Optics  4  Computer science elective2  4
 Communication requirement3  (3-0)  3
   14  16

JUNIOR YEAR

 First Semester  (Th-Pr)  Cr  Second Semester  (Th-Pr)  Cr
 STAT 404: Statistical Computing  (3-0)  3  STAT 408: Linear Models  (3-0)  3
 STAT 414: Mathematical Statistics I  (3-0)  3  STAT 415: Mathematical Statistics II  (3-0)  3
 Mathematics elective5  3  ASTR 320: Astrophysical Research Methods  2
 ASTR 314: Survey of Astronomy  3  Elective hours4  6
 Elective hours4  3  Outside specialization elective – ASTR 491: Research  1
 15  15

SENIOR YEAR

 First Semester  (Th-Pr)  Cr  Second Semester  (Th-Pr)  Cr
 STAT 406: Design and Analysis of  Experiments  (3-0)  3  STAT 482: Capstone Course in Statistics  (3-0)  3
 Mathematics elective5  3  Statistics elective6  3
 Statistics elective6  3  ASTR 403: Extragalactic Astronomy and   Cosmology  3
 ASTR 401: Stars and Extrasolar   Planets  3  Elective hours4  4
 Elective hours4  3
 15    13

 Notes:

  1. A science course is to be selected from any course satisfying the life and physical sciences requirement for the University Core Curriculum.
  2. Select 8 hours from CSCE 110, CSCE 111, CSCE 121, or CSCE 206.
  3. Select 3 hours from COMM 203, COMM 205, or COMM 243, which fulfills the communication requirement for the University Core Curriculum.
  4. Three elective hours must be chosen from the approved University Core Curriculum list for language, philosophy and culture, three elective hours must be chosen from the approved University Core Curriculum list for creative arts, and three elective hours must be chosen from the approved University Core Curriculum list for social and behavior sciences. In addition, 6 hours of courses must be in the area of international and cultural diversity. These may be in addition to University Core Curriculum courses, or if a course in this category satisfies an area or the Core, it can be used to meet both requirements.
  5. Students must take at least one course from the following courses: MATH 220, MATH 308, MATH 409, MATH 410, MATH 417 or MATH 437, MATH 442, MATH 446, MATH 447, MATH 469, ISEN 420, ISEN 421, ISEN 424. The student must take a total of at least 12 hours of mathematics and statistics elective courses.
  6. Students must take at least two courses from the following courses: STAT 407, STAT 426, STAT 436, STAT 438, STAT 445, STAT 446, STAT 459, STAT 485, STAT 489, STAT 491, ISEN 314. The student must take a total of at least 12 hours of mathematics and statistics elective courses.

*If a grade of D or F is earned in any of the following courses, MATH 151/MATH 171, MATH 152/MATH 172, MATH 221/MATH 251/MATH 253, MATH 220, MATH 323, MATH 308, STAT 211, or STAT 212, this course must be immediately retaken and a grade of C or better earned. The department will allow at most two D’s in upper-level (325-499) courses. If a third D is earned, one of the three courses in which a D was earned must be retaken and a grade of C or better earned.