Applied Statistics B.S.
The Bachelor of Science in applied statistics seeks to provide students with a solid foundation in all aspects of statistical analysis; including programming, data analysis, and oral and written communication skills. This degree program is designed to attract students who wish to use logic, reasoning, and analytic skills in conjunction with statistical knowledge to pursue jobs as statisticians, data analysts and data scientists.
Graduates of the applied statistics program will be able to:
- Use statistical reasoning to formulate a problem in statistical terms and perform exploratory analysis of data.
- Critically evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of study designs and select a study design that is appropriate for addressing a specific research question.
- Analyze data by appropriately fitting, assessing, and interpreting a variety of statistical models.
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate the results of statistical analysis to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Thomas Hoffman, Ph.D.
Professor, Department Chair
Smith Science 218T
Smith Science 218Q