The Degree of Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics


The degree of BS in Applied Statistics prepares students for careers as statistical analysts and consultants, biostatisticians, pollsters, general statisticians, or teachers in:

  • Engineering and operations management companies.
  • Hospitals, health centers, medical and applied science laboratories.
  • Academic and educational institutions.
  • Testing and measurement offices.
  • Industrial psychology.
  • Government agencies and ministries.

Admission Requirements
For admission requirements to the degree of BS in Applied Statistics, refer to the section entitled “Undergraduate Admission” of this catalog.

Graduation Requirements
To receive the degree of BS in Applied Statistics, a student must fulfill all requirements of his/her degree program, complete all required courses, accumulate a total of 90 credits with an overall grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0/4.0 and a minimum GPA of 2.0/4.0 in both the major and core requirements, and clear all accounts with the university. Candidates for degrees are reminded that grades of “I” assigned during the last semester to courses required for graduation will result in delaying of graduation.

General Education Requirements (30 cr.)

Communication Skills in English and Arabic (9 cr.)
Communication Skills in English: ENL 213 & ENL 223 or ENL 230 (6 cr.)
Communication Skills in Arabic, One course from: ARB 211, ARB 212, ARB 224, ARB 231, ARB 317 (3 cr.)

Philosophy and Religion (6 cr.)
Religion, One course from: REG 212, REG 213, REG 215, REG 313, REG 314 (3 cr.)
Philosophy, One course from: ENS 205, PHL 211, PHL 311, POS 345 (3 cr.)

Cultural Studies & Social Sciences (6 cr.)
Cultural Studies, two courses from: ARP 215, COA 315, COA 359, FAP 215, HUT 305, HUT 306, MUS 210, NTR 215, PSL 201, SOL 201, SOL 301, SOL 313, BAD 201, ECN 200, ECN 211, ECN 212 (6 cr.)

Citizenship (6 cr.)
Two courses from: HIT 211, IAF 301, POS 201, POS 210, POS 240, POS 319, POS 337 (6 cr.)

Science & Technology (3 cr.)
Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science, One course from:CSC 201, CSC 202, MIS 201, MAT 201, MAT 202, MAT 204, MAT 211, STA 202, STA 210 (3 cr.)
OR
Natural Sciences, One course from: AST 201, BIO 201, BIO 202, BIO 203, CHM 211, ENS 201, ENS 202, ENS 206, GIS 211, HEA 201, HEA 204, NTR 201, PHS 207 (3 cr.)

Students majoring in Applied Statistics are not allowed to count STA courses within the pool of required GER courses.

Core Requirements (18 cr.)

MAT 213, MAT 215, MAT 224, STA 210, ECN 211, ECN 212

Major Requirements (36 cr.)

MAT 315, MAT 325, MAT 330, STA 305, STA 312, STA 315, STA 325, STA 354, STA 360, STA 415, STA 450, STA 490.

Free Electives (6 cr.)

Suggested Program

Fall Semester I (15 Credits)
CSC 201 Computers and Their Use (GER) 3 cr.
ECN 211 Principles of Microeconomics 3 cr.
ENL 213 Sophomore English Rhetoric (GER) 3 cr.
MAT 213 Calculus III 3 cr.
STA 210 Statistics for Business and Economics 3 cr.
       
Spring Semester I (15 Credits)
ECN 212 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 cr.
MAT 215 Linear Algebra I 3 cr.
ENL 230 English in the Workplace (GER) 3 cr.
MAT 224 Calculus IV 3 cr.
___ ___ Free Elective 3 cr.
       
Fall Semester II (15 Credits)
MAT 315 Linear Algebra II 3 cr.
MAT 325 Elements of Probability 3 cr.
STA 305 Sampling Theory 3 cr.
REG 212 / 213 GER 3 cr.
ARB ___ GER 3 cr.
       
Spring Semester II (15 Credits)
STA 312  Introduction to Time Series Analysis 3 cr.
STA 315 Mathematical Statistics 3 cr.
___ ___ GER 3 cr.
___ ___ GER 3 cr.
___ ___ GER 3 cr.
       
Fall Semester III (15 Credits)
STA 325 Design of Experiments 3 cr.
STA 330 Probability Models 3 cr.
STA 354 Applied Regression Analysis 3 cr.
___ ___ Free Elective 3 cr.
___ ___ GER 3 cr.
       
Spring Semester III (15 Credits)
STA 360 Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis 3 cr.
STA 415 Statistical Quality Control 3 cr.
STA 450 Topics in Applied Statistics  3 cr.
STA 490 Senior Project 3 cr.
___ ___ GER 3 cr.