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Offered as a Bachelor of Science (BSc) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree

Through its applications in almost every branch of modern professional life and research, statistics is a fast-growing field leading to a variety of career opportunities. An increasingly important aspect of modern statistics — in areas ranging from scientific studies to insurance — is the design of experiments and surveys as well as analyzing the results. Our students are recruited by major consulting firms and government agencies.


Typical First-Year Courses

  • Calculus
  • Statistics
  • Problems, Conjectures and Proofs
  • Computing for Math and Statistics
  • One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Earth & Atmospheric Science (BSc students only)
  • General Education course(s)
  • Elective

12U Requirements

BSc Degree:

  • English
  • Advanced Functions
  • Chemistry OR Physics
  • Calculus & Vectors (recommended)

BA Degree

  • English
  • Advanced Functions
  • Calculus & Vectors (recommended)

Career Options

  • Accountant, Financial Auditor, Actuary, Financial Analyst
  • Applied Science Technologist, Quality Control Analyst
  • Operations Research and Optimization, Industrial and Scientific Research
  • Biometrician, Biostatistician
  • Cryptologist, Cryptographer Computer Programmer/Systems Analyst
  • Demographer
  • Economist (Mathematical)
  • Mathematician, Statistician
  • Education – elementary, high school, college, university
  • Post Graduate Studies/Academic Career