The four-year plan listed below is designed to provide suggestions for sequencing your major courses, but there are also other ways to sequence most majors. This plan is meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. Please consult with your academic advisor to make strategic academic decisions about which courses to take each semester.

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Sample Four Year Plan: Statistics - Data Science Concentration (BS/BA)

FALL - Semester 1

MATH 198: Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
STAT 101: Freshman Seminar
CS 170: Introduction to Computer Science I
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) Coursework
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) Foreign Language

SPRING - Semester 2

STAT/MATH 260: Applied Mathematics for Data Analysis
STAT 190: Basic Statistics (Fall or Spring)
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) Coursework
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) Foreign Language

FALL - Semester 3

STAT 270: Probability
STAT 220: Fundamentals of Data Science
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) Coursework

SPRING - Semester 4

MATH 285: Matrix Algebra
STAT 250: Statistical Computing
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) Coursework

FALL - Semester 5

STAT 398: Intermediate Seminar in Statistics
STAT 478: Regression Analysis
CS 430: Databases
Junior Interdisciplinary Seminar (JINS)
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) or BS Coursework

SPRING - Semester 6

STAT 320: WE/Data Visualization
CS/STAT Elective
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) or BS Coursework

FALL - Semester 7

STAT 471: Semester Internship~12 credits total
STAT 472: Internship Eval/Assess~3
(includes capstone experience)
Electives as needed

SPRING - Semester 8

STAT 497: Senior Seminar
STAT 430: Bayesian Statistics or another Elective
STAT 420: Data Mining and Multivariate Statistics
Electives as needed

Department chair: please contact Jonathan Vieker with any updates to the plan above.

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in Truman's Official Catalog.

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