Department of Applied Statistics
The Department of Applied Statistics aims to prepare students who shall function as professionals of the future armed with knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to apply statistical analysis concepts to real life situations respecting the ethical principles and the wellbeing of the society and acting constructively and creatively to enable and support other professions.
The Department of Applied Statistics provides students with a rich academic program that facilitates the learning of concepts, methods, techniques, and applications. Students shall acquire the skills to conceptualize, develop, design, improve and apply statistical analysis in order to support decision making in the field of application. Students graduating from this program are enabled statisticians who have the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to obtain employment or to seek further post graduate studies.
Faculty members are engaged in both teaching and research. They aim to create an interdisciplinary academic environment as well as building strong scientific collaborations which contribute to the quality of the environment, sustainable energy, public well being, and the country’s economic interests.
To graduate with a BS degree in Applied Statistics, a student must complete, in addition to the general and mathematics requirements mentioned earlier, a minimum of 49 credits distributed as follows:
STA 220, STA 230, STA 310, STA 320, STA 340, STA 360, STA 370, STA 380, STA 390, STA 410, STA 420, STA 450, STA 460, STA 490, STA 497, STA 499, in addition to the following Mathematics course MAT 400.
A total of 6 credits for technical electives selected from the following courses:
MAT 300, MAT 330, MAT 340, MEE 440, STA 350, STA 492.