B.S. in Statistics: Statistical Data Science

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 2020.  Requirements from previous years can be found in the General Catalog Archive Requests to follow the Fall 2020 updates prior to Fall 2020 may be granted with approval of the Statistics Department.

Preparatory Subject Matter (27 units)

  • MAT 21A-B-C-D Calculus
  • MAT 22A Linear Algebra
  • ECS 32A or 36A Programming
    • Former courses ECS 10 or 30 or 40 may also be used.
    • Additional coursework in Python is also recommended (eg. ECS 32B).
  • STA 13, 32, or 100 
    • STA 32 or 100 preferred.

Depth Subject Matter (52 units)

  • STA 106 Analysis of Variance
  • STA 108 Regression Analysis
  • STA 131A Intro to Probability Theory or STA 130A Mathematical Statistics: Brief Course
  • STA 131B Intro to Mathematical Statistics or STA 130B Mathematical Statistics: Brief Course
  • 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 142A Statistical Learning I or ECS 171 Machine Learning
  • STA 160 Practice in Statistical Data Science
  • MAT 167 Applied Linear Algebra or MAT 168 Optimization

Two courses from:

  • STA 104 Nonparametric Statistics
  • STA 137 Applied time Series Analysis
  • STA 138 Analysis of Categorical Data
  • STA 142A Statistical Learning I 
  • STA 142B Statistical Learning II 
  • STA 144 Sampling Theory of Surveys
  • STA 145 Bayesian Statistical Inference
  • MAT 128A Numerical Analysis
  • MAT 160 Mathematics for Data Analytics and Decision Making 
  • 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 Plan

Freshman

  • Fall 
    • MAT 21 A
  • Winter
    • MAT 21B
    • ECS XX
  • Spring
    • MAT 21C
    • Intro STA

Sophomore

  • Fall 
    • MAT 21D
    • MAT 022A
  • Winter
    • STA 108
  • Spring
    • MAT 167 or 168
    • STA 106

Junior

  • Fall 
    • STA 131A/130A
    • STA 141A
  • Winter
    • STA 131B/130B
    • STA 141B
  • Spring
    • STA 141C
    • STA/ECS/MAT 1XX

Senior

  • Fall 
    • STA/ECS/MAT 1XX
  • Winter
    • STA 135
    • STA 142A or ECS 171
  • Spring
    • STA 160