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California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Statistics B.S.

The Statistics Department offers a degree program leading to the B.S. degree in Statistics in the College of Science and Mathematics. The Statistics Department graduate will have good working knowledge of the most commonly used statistical methods, including statistical modeling and the omnipresent role of variability, efficient design of studies and construction of effective sampling plans, exploratory data analysis and formal inference process. Also, have background in probability, statistical theory, and mathematics, including especially calculus, linear algebra and symbolic and abstract thinking; and be able to synthesize and apply knowledge of common inferential methods, understanding the limitations of the procedures and the appropriate scope of conclusions. Additionally, they will be able to communicate effectively (both written and oral) with skills in collaboration (within and between disciplines) and teamwork, and in organizing and managing projects and have good mastery of several standard statistical software packages and facility with data management strategies. The Statistics Department graduate will have received: experience with real data and authentic applications, frequent opportunities to develop communication skills, capstone experiences for students, frequent interaction with faculty and their peers and timely advising, and exposure to statisticians and statistical applications outside the Cal Poly community.

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