**Description: **
A general program that focuses on the relationships between groups of measurements, and similarities and differences, using probability theory and techniques derived from it. Includes instruction in the principles in probability theory, binomial distribution, regression analysis, standard deviation, stochastic processes, Monte Carlo method, Bayesian statistics, non-parametric statistics, sampling theory, and statistical techniques.
**Is Statistics and Actuarial Science the right major for you?**

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Students majoring in statistics and actuarial sciences typically have strong abilities in the fields of math and science. They enjoy work that has low physical activity. Additionally, students who enjoy math theory and interpretation of numerical data should enjoy this field.

**Is Statistics and Actuarial Science the right major for you?**

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The required and elective courses you
would take for **Statistics and Actuarial Science** majors vary considerably among institutions.
Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth
of topics you are likely to experience were you to major
in this field.

- Demography
- Actuarial Mathematics
- Bayesian Statistics
- Multivariate Analysis
- Probability Models
- Statistical Consulting
- Statistical Quality Control
- Statistics
- Survey Techniques