are the options that students may choose according to their field of
interest. It should be understood that these options specify a minimum
requirement in each case. It is strongly recommended that they be
supplemented by additional coursework.
Students planning to
specialize in Statistics 960 should contact the mathematical sciences
department for a suitably designed program.
first-year students are assigned codes on the basis of a placement test
in mathematics. The codes indicate readiness for regular math courses
of various levels or the need for developmental courses
(50:640:041-042). Students are required either to place out of the
developmental sequence or to complete the sequence as prerequisite for
any other course in mathematics, statistics, or computer science.
Students who are planning to take actuarial examinations are advised to contact the chair of the department.