Sep 25, 2023  
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022 
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Specialization in Statistics [Science]

Continuation in the Specialization in Statistics program requires successful completion of at least ★24 with a minimum 2.3 GPA and a minimum 2.3 GPA on all MATH and STAT courses completed in the previous Fall/Winter. In addition, graduation requires a minimum 2.3 GPA on all courses credited towards the degree and a minimum 2.3 GPA on all MATH and STAT courses credited towards the degree.

The program must contain the following courses. It is recommended that these courses be taken in the years indicated.


  • ★12 in approved STAT options at 300-level or higher, at least ★3 of which must be at the 400-level
  • ★6 in approved Arts options
  • ★6 in approved Science options (see details of courses)
  • ★18 in approved options


  1. Each student’s program must have the approval of the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences.
  2. Credit will not be granted for ECON 299 , ECON 386  or ECON 387 .
  3. Students presenting MATH 118  must substitute a senior MATH or STAT option for MATH 216 .
  4. Credit in SCI 100 will be considered equivalent to CMPUT 174 , MATH 114 , MATH 115  and ★18 approved Science options (see details of courses ).
  5. Credit in SCI 151  will be considered equivalent to STAT 151  and ★3 Science option.