Statistics & Computer Science, BSLAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Statistics & Computer Science


statistics website: Statistics & Computer Science

computer science degree information: Statistics & Computer Science

statistics advising: department advising information

computer science advising: department advising information

overview of college admissions & requirements: Liberal Arts & Sciences

college websites: https://las.illinois.edu/ and https://engineering.illinois.edu


statistics email: stat-advising@illinois.edu

computer science email: undergrad@cs.illinois.edu


This major is sponsored jointly by the Departments of Statistics and Computer Science. The Statistics and Computer Science major is designed for students who would like a strong foundation in computer science, coupled with significant advanced coursework in statistics.  The major prepares students for professional or graduate work in statistics and computer science, and for applications of computing in which knowledge of statistics is particularly important, such as data mining and machine learning.

Undergraduate degree programs in Statistics

Statistics, BSLAS

Statistics & Computer Sciences, BSLAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Statistics & Computer Science


Departmental distinction: To graduate with distinction requires a specified minimum grade point average in all Computer Science, Statistics, and Mathematics courses listed below. A GPA of 3.25 is required for Distinction, 3.5 for High Distinction, and 3.75 for Highest Distinction.


 

Departmental distinction: To graduate with distinction requires a specified minimum grade point average in all Computer Science, Statistics, and Mathematics courses listed below. A GPA of 3.25 is required for Distinction, 3.5 for High Distinction, and 3.75 for Highest Distinction.

General education: Students must complete the Campus General Education requirements including the campus general education language requirement.


Minimum required major and supporting course work: Normally equates to 68-72 hours. At least 12 hours of 300- and 400-level courses must be taken on this campus.


Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours


CS 100Freshman Orientation (recommended)1
Mathematical Foundation
Calculus through MATH 241: Calculus III11-12
MATH 257Linear Algebra with Computational Applications3
or MATH 415 Applied Linear Algebra
Computer Science Foundation
CS 124Introduction to Computer Science I3
CS 128Introduction to Computer Science II3
CS 173Discrete Structures3
CS 222Software Design Lab1
CS 225Data Structures4
Choose one of the following combinations:8-11
Computer Architecture
and System Programming
OR
Introduction to Computer Systems
& two CS courses at the 400 level above CS 403, excluding CS 421 and CS 491. These two courses must be distinct from all other courses used to fulfill program requirements or options.
CS 357Numerical Methods I3
CS 374Introduction to Algorithms & Models of Computation4
CS 421Programming Languages & Compilers3
Probability and Statistics Foundation
Choose one of the following:3-4
Data Science Discovery
Statistical Analysis
Biostatistics
STAT 400Statistics and Probability I4
STAT 410Statistics and Probability II3 or 4
STAT 425Statistical Modeling I3 or 4
STAT 426Statistical Modeling II3 or 4
Statistical Application Electives -Choose one of the following:3
Statistical Computing
Applied Bayesian Analysis
Basics of Statistical Learning
Survival Analysis
Advanced Data Analysis
Computational Application Elective - Choose one of the following:3
Text Information Systems
Database Systems
Introduction to Data Mining
Machine Learning
Advanced Topics in Stochastic Processes & Applications
Simulation
Total Hours68-72