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Applied Statistics and Data Analytics Track

This track designed to offer students a solid background in applied statistics and data analytics. It will prepare students for employment in a wide array of fields that employ data analysis, statistical modeling, data-driven decision-making, and other types of quantitative analysis.

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Plan Your Degree

Disclaimer: This program map is intended ONLY as a guide for students to plan their course of study. It does NOT replace any information in the Undergraduate Catalog, which is the official guide for completing degree requirements.

Term 1: Fall

Course Name Credit Hours
C1: ENGL 1101

English Composition I

3
M: MATH 1113

Precalculus

4
I2: XIDS 2002

(Recommended) First-Year Seminar

2
S1: HIST 1111 OR 1112

World History

3
T1: Science + Lab 4

Milestones:

  • Complete ENGL 1101; Required to earn C or higher.
  • Complete MATH 1113; Required to earn C or higher.

Term 2: Spring

Course Name Credit Hours
C2: ENGL 1102

English Composition II

3
T3: MATH 1634

Calculus I

4
F: MATH 2009

Sophomore Seminar

1
F: CS 1300

Introduction to Computer Science

4
P1: HIST 2111 OR 2112

US History

3

Milestones:

  • Complete ENGL 1102; Required to earn C or higher.
  • Complete MATH 1634 with C or better

16 Fall Credit Hours + 15 Spring Credit Hours = 31 Credit Hours

Term 1: Fall

Course Name Credit Hours
F: MATH 2644

Calculus II

4
F: MATH 2853

Elementary Linear Algebra

3
I1: Written and Oral Communication 3
S2: Social Science 3
Elective 3

Milestone:

  • Complete MATH 2644 with C or better

Term 2: Spring

Course Name Credit Hours
F: MATH 2654

Calculus III

4
MATH 1401

Elementary Statistics

3
MATH 3203

Mathematical Probability

3
T2: Science + Lab
4

Milestone:

  • Complete Calculus sequence & science requirement

16 Fall Credit Hours + 14 Spring Credit Hours = 30 Credit Hours

Term 1: Fall

Course Name Credit Hours
MATH 4213

Mathematical Statistics

3
MATH 3873

Statistical Programming

3
MATH 4803

Analysis of Variance

3
COMP 3800

Data Analytics

3
A: Humanities 3

Term 2: Spring

Course Name Credit Hours
MATH 4813

Regression Analysis

3
MATH 4873

Advanced Data Analytics

3
Directed Elective  3
Elective 3
Elective 3

15 Fall Credit Hours + 15 Spring Credit Hours = 30 Credit Hours

Term 1: Fall

Course Name Credit Hours
P2: POLS 1101

American Government

3
MATH 4843

Introduction to Sampling

3
MATH 4823/4833/4885

Applied Experimental Design, Applied Nonparametric Statistics, or Special Topics in Applied Statistics

3
Directed Elective 3
Elective 3

Term 2: Spring

Course Name Credit Hours
MATH 4983 OR 4986

Senior Project or Internship

3
A: Humanities 3
Directed Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3

Milestone:

  • Complete 120 Credit hours

15 Fall Credit Hours + 15 Spring Credit Hours = 30 Credit Hours

 

Crush Your Course

First Year:

  • Focus on the core courses to build your foundation.
  • Take MATH 1113 and 1634 right away.
  • Complete ENGL 1101 and 1102.

Middle Years:

  • Complete MATH 2644, 2853, 3003 so that you are able to take advanced math courses.
  • Identify and take courses in the track of your major.
  • Complete other core courses.

Last Year:

  • Complete other major courses that fit with your career goals and elective in other disciplines.
  • Complete the required senior project.
  • Explore internship opportunities.

Find Your Place

First Year:

Middle Years:

  • Discuss career tracks with your faculty mentor.
  • Explore summer REU programs and other undergraduate research opportunities with faculty members.
  • Attend events organized by Math Club.
  • Attend UWG Scholars’ Day.

Last Year:

  • Hone your leadership skills in clubs/organizations.
  • Ask about undergraduate research conference and presentation opportunities.
  • Explore job opportunities and/or apply to graduate school.

Broaden Your Perspectives

First Year:

Middle Years:

Last Year:

Connect Off-Campus

First Year:

  • Visit Wolves Vote to learn about the voting process and registration.
  • Consider volunteering for a campaign or organization in your community.

Middle Years:

  • Complete an internship in your field.
  • Consider a summer or part-time job.
  • Ask your department about networking opportunities with alumni.

Last Year:

  • Ask for advice from professionals in your field of interest.
  • Explore career shadowing opportunities.

Take Care of Yourself

First Year:

Middle Years:

Last Year:

Pave Your Path

First Year:

Middle Years:

  • Draft your resume and attend a resume blitz.
  • Learn about how to network on social media and update your Handshake profile.
  • Draft your personal statement.
  • Visit the graduate school to find out about graduate programs and admission requirements.

Last Year:

  • Request references from professors and supervisors.
  • Draft your resume cover letter and personal statement and revise it with career services.
  • Attend business fairs and career fairs at UWG and across the state.
  • Attend an interview workshop.
  • Apply for graduate programs.

Careers

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