Statistics is the science of learning from data. The statistician today is a partner in most scientific and technological endeavors. They design methods for gathering data, they develop mathematical models to analyze, interpret and discover relationships in the data, they use technology for visualizing and exploring data.
At the University of Washington, students interested in statistics have several options to choose from:
The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Statistics, which includes three tracks: mathematical statistics, applied statistics, and data science.
In conjunction with the Departments of Applied Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering, and Mathematics, the Department of Statistics offers a multidisciplinary Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Applied and Computational Mathematical Sciences.
If you haven't made up your mind on which option may be the right one for you, or if you have other questions, feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org for advice, encouragement and guidance.
In addition to the degree programs described above, the department offers a variety of introductory and intermediate statistics and data science courses that satisfy requirements for many other majors.
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