# Laura Merrell

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

**Major requirements**

The major requires at least 31 credit hours (46 with the Addenda requirements), including the requirements listed below.

**Core Statistics Courses.****Statistical Inference.**One (1) course:- STAT-S 320 Introduction to Statistics
- STAT-S 350 Introduction to Statistical Inference

**Data Modeling and Inference.**One (1) course:- STAT-S 352 Data Modeling and Inference

**Introduction to Statistical Theory.**One (1) course:- STAT-S 420 Introduction to Statistical Theory

**Applied Linear Models I.**One (1) course:- STAT-S 431 Applied Linear Models I

**Applied Linear Models II.**One (1) course:- STAT-S 432 Applied Linear Models II

**Statistical Consulting.**One (1) course:- STAT-X 498 Statistical Consulting

**Probability.**One (1) course :- MATH-M 463 Introduction to Probability Theory I
- MATH-S 463 Honors Course in Probability Theory I

**Statistics Electives.**Two (2) courses:- STAT-S 425 Nonparametric Theory and Data Analysis
- STAT-S 426 Bayesian Theory and Data Analysis
- STAT-S 437 Categorical Data Analysis
- STAT-S 439 Multilevel Models
- STAT-S 440 Multivariate Data Analysis
- STAT-S 445 Covariance Structure Analysis
- STAT-S 450 Time Series Analysis
- STAT-S 455 Longitudinal Data Analysis
- STAT-S 460 Sampling
- STAT-S 470 Exploratory Data Analysis
- STAT-S 475 Statistical Learning and High-Dimensional Data Analysis
- STAT-S 481 Topics in Applied Statistics
- STAT-S 482 Topics in Mathematical Statistics

**Computer Proficiency.**One (1) course:- CSCI-C 200 Introduction to Computers and Programming

**Addenda Requirements*.****Calculus I.**One (1) course:- MATH-M 211 Calculus I
- MATH-S 211 Honors Calculus I

**Calculus II.**One (1) course:- MATH-M 212 Calculus II
- MATH-S 212 Honors Calculus II

**Calculus III.**One (1) course:- MATH-M 311 Calculus III
- MATH-S 311 Honors Course in Calculus III

**Linear Algebra.**One (1) course:- MATH-M 301 Linear Algebra and Applications
- MATH-M 303 Linear Algebra for Undergraduates
- MATH-S 303 Honors Course in Linear Algebra

**GPA, Minimum Grade, and Other Requirements.**Each of the following:**Major Residency**. At least 18 credit hours in the major must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.**Major Upper Division Courses.**At least 18 credit hours in the major must be completed at the 300–499 level.**Minimum Grade.**Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the major.**Major GPA.**A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the major—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.

**Notes**

* Courses used to fulfill addenda requirements require a grade of C- or higher and do not count toward the Major GPA or Major Hours.

**Bachelor of Science requirements**

The Bachelor of Science degree requires at least 120 credit hours, to include the following:

**College of Arts and Sciences Credit Hours.**At least 100 credit hours must come from College of Arts and Sciences disciplines.**Upper Division Courses.**At least 36 credit hours (of the 120) must be at the 300–499 level.**College Residency.**Following completion of the 60^{th}credit hour toward degree, at least 36 credit hours of College of Arts and Sciences coursework must be completed through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.**College GPA.**A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.000 is required for all courses taken at Indiana University.**CASE Requirements.**The following College of Arts and Sciences Education (CASE) requirements must be completed:- CASE Foundations
- CASE Breadth of Inquiry
- CASE Culture Studies
- Diversity in the United States: 1 course
- Global Civilizations and Cultures: Not required

- CASE Critical Approaches: 1 course
- CASE Foreign Language: Proficiency in a single foreign language through the first semester of the second year of college-level coursework
- CASE Intensive Writing: 1 course
- CASE Public Oral Communication: 1 course

**Major.**Completion of the major as outlined in the Major Requirements section above.

Most students must also successfully complete the Indiana University Bloomington General Education program.

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Senior Lecturer / Director of Undergraduate Studies

**Main Office:**

Swain Hall East 215

831 E. 3rd Street

Bloomington, IN 47405**Mailing Address:**

Rawles Hall 120

831 E. 3rd Street

Bloomington, IN 47405**Phone:** 812.855.7828

**Fax:** 812.855.7811