For the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Major in Sciences and Letters Curriculum


Minimum required major and supporting course work normally equates to 70-72 hours

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

Twelve hours of 300- or 400-level courses in the major must be taken on this campus.

A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60-75 hours). Please see your adviser in 101 Illini Hall or phone (217) 333-2167.

Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours

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.

Calculus through MATH 241 - Calculus III11-12
Select one from:
Applied Linear Algebra
Abstract Linear Algebra
STAT 200Statistical Analysis3
or STAT 212 Biostatistics
STAT 400Statistics and Probability I4
STAT 410Statistics and Probability II3
STAT 420Methods of Applied Statistics3
STAT 425Applied Regression and Design3
Select four of the following:12
Analysis of Variance
Sampling and Categorical Data
Statistical Consulting
Statistical Computing
Time Series Analysis
Topics in Applied Statistics
Statistical Data Management
Professional Statistics
Elementary Real Analysis
Real Variables
Advanced Data Analysis
Data Science Foundations