Major Requirements (SF State Bulletin: Degree Requirements)
Roadmap (SF State Bulletin: Roadmap)
Your major advisor answered a few questions to assist you with your first semester courses — see below.
- General Information
- Transfer Student Information
- Freshman Student Information
- College Resource Center (Advising)
|What are some of the highlights and features to know about this major?||The number of units required for Stat major is 54 units and 9 units are electives to be taken with advisor consultation. The opportunities for Statistics majors are numerous and finding a job in their field immediately after graduation is common.|
|When should I first meet with my major department?||As soon as possible.|
|How will I be assigned to a major advisor and how do I contact them?||There is only one Statistics major advisor.|
|Where can I find information about major advising?||math.sfsu.edu|
|Does this major require any pre-work from me before I attend orientation or register for classes?||
If in doubt about any course that might be equivalent to SFSU’s MATH 124, 226, 227, or 228, please see the Math Office staff about the articulation protocol that we use.
|What should I do if my major core and/or prequisite courses are full?||Contact the major advisor, Kafai.|
|Is there anything else I need to know about starting in this major?||Come and see the major advisor as soon as possible|
|What upper division courses should I take in my first semester as a transfer student for this major?||
|Are there any prerequisites to these upper division courses for the major?||
For MATH 301: Grade of C or higher from MATH 226.
For MATH 325: Grade of C or higher from MATH 227.
For MATH 338: Grade of C or higher from MATH 124 (or equivalent) and one of the following: CSC 210/309, MATH 309.
For MATH 440: Grade of C or higher from MATH 228, which may also be taken concurrently.
|Are there any registration blocks or holds in the system for this major, and if so, what do I do/who do I contact to clear them?||The major advisor, Kafai.|
|Does this major have an approved Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) roadmap?||
Yes, Mathematics (AS-T).
|Are there any courses I should take first as a Freshman to get started in this major and/or are there any lower division GE course requirements that I can take that will also count toward this major?||
MATH 124 Elementary Statistics
Mathematics Pathway 2 students that are eligible for MATH 226* should take it in their first semester. Pathway 2 students not eligible for MATH 226 should take MATH 199*. Pathway 3 and 4 students should take MATH 197 in their first semester and MATH 198 in their second semester.
CSC 210* Computer Programming
*1-unit Supplemental Instruction courses (SCI) are offered for these classes as additional support. These courses can be found in the SFSU Class Schedule (https://webapps.sfsu.edu/public/classservices/classsearch) by searching for the SCI prefix.
|Are there entry or prerequisite requirements for these Freshmen courses?||
|Can any of my AP or IB tests count toward requirements in this major?||AP Calculus (level AB or BC) with a score of 4 or higher.|
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