**Total credit requirements for a Mathematics-Statistics major: **50 (36 in Mathematics and Statistics and at least 14 in Computer Science and elective courses)

**Required Mathematics Courses**- Mathematics 225, 240, and 260
- Mathematics 339 or 350
- Mathematics 497 or 498

**Required Statistics Courses**- Mathematics 247, 248, 347, 349, and 438

**Required Computer Science Courses**- Computer Science 167 and 215

**Additional Required Courses**- At least six additional credits chosen from:
- Biology 210
- Chemistry 310
- Computer Science 220
- Economics 325, 327, 350, 358, and 479
- Environmental Studies 207
- Geology 418
- Human-Centered Design 101
- Library 100 and 120
- Philosophy 261
- Physics 245
- Psychology 410
- Rhetoric, Writing, and Public Discourse 225
- Sociology 207 and 208

- At least six additional credits chosen from:
**Senior Requirements**- Mathematics 497 or 498
- Senior assessment consisting of:
- Written exam in probability and statistics (taken in January)
- Oral exam over general and advanced topics in statistics (taken in March)

**Honors**- Students do not apply for admission to candidacy for honors.
- Accumulated at least 87 credits
- Completed two semesters of residency at Whitman
- Major GPA of at least 3.500
- Complete a written thesis or research project prepared exclusively for the satisfaction of this program.
- Earn a grade of at least A- on the honors thesis or project and the honors thesis course.
- Pass the senior assessment with distinction.
- Chair of the department will notify the Registrar of students attaining honors no later than the beginning of Week 12.
- An acceptable digital copy of the honors thesis must be submitted to Penrose Library no later than Reading Day.

**Notes**- Students may not major in both Mathematics-Statistics and Mathematics, Economics-Mathematics, or Mathematics-Physics.
- Students majoring in Mathematics-Statistics may not minor in Data Science.
- Students considering graduate study in Statistics, Biostatistics, or related fields are strongly recommended to take Mathematics 455.

Total Credits

50