The Certificate in Mathematical Statistics is designed to enhance a student’s understanding of theoretical statistics and probability in preparation for employment in the engineering, information science, and technology sectors. The certificate also prepares students for further graduate study.
The minimum required GPA for the awarding of the certificate is 3.0. Consult an advisor in the Department of Statistics and Biostatistics for clarification and interpretation of requirements. The certificate consists of 16 graduate level units, plus any necessary prerequisites. All required courses are cross-listed with Mathematics.
In addition to major requirements, every student must also complete the University requirements for graduation which are described in the Undergraduate Admission and Degree Information & FAQ chapter in the front of this catalog. These include the General Education-Breadth requirements; the second composition (ENGL 1002) requirement; the cultural groups/women requirement; the performing arts/activities requirement; the U.S. history, U.S. Constitution, and California state and local government requirement; the University Writing Skills Requirement; and the residence, unit, and grade point average requirements.