Statistics focuses on the design of scientific studies and the analysis of data. The Bachelor of Science in Statistics program provides an opportunity for students to study courses that enhance understanding of intermediate as well as advanced concepts in statistics.
Students will also gain necessary knowledge and skills required for computer statistical data analysis. With the recent rise of Big Data, Data Science, and Analytics, the demand for this set of skills has increased substantially.
The curriculum provides students with a firm foundation in statistics, mathematics, and computing. Employment opportunities in statistics are growing rapidly, and there are very few people trained in data analysis to meet the increasing demand in the job market.
This program equips students with the skills and knowledge necessary to collect, analyze, interpret, and present data in various fields such as business, healthcare, social sciences, and research.
Duration: Bachelor’s degree requires about 8 semesters or 4 years
Program delivery: 12-15 credits per normal semester and 6 credits per summer semester
Internship: placement on a 3-month internship
Courses: Apart from courses closely related to the program, students take general education courses.
Core Courses 18
Communication skills 12
Social Sciences 09
Mathematics and Computer Science 34
Natural Science 08
Free Electives 06
Statistics Electives 15
Business Requirements 09
Core Courses (51 Credits)
|Course Code||Course Name||Credits|
|CPT 170||Programming with Visual Basic||3|
|CPT 182||Programming in C||3|
|CPT 220||Programming & Data Structures||3|
|MAT 80||Analytical Geometry & Calculus I||5|
|MAT 175||Analytical Geometry & Calculus II||5|
|MATH 2311||Calculus III||3|
|MAT 105||Basic Probability and Statistics||3|
|BUS 250||Business Statistics||3|
|MAT 245||Elementary Linear Algebra||3|
|MAT 255||Discrete Mathematics||3|
|STAT 2310||Regression Analysis||3|
|STAT 3330||Analysis of Variances||3|
|STAT 2320||Statistical Software and Data Analysis||3|
|STAT 2350||Probability Theory||3|
|STAT 3360||Statistical Inference||3|
|STAT 4370||Senior Seminar||2|
A Bachelor of Science in Statistics offers excellent job prospects in today's data-driven world. Graduates with a degree in statistics possess a unique skill set that is highly valued across industries.
Graduates of the Program are recruited by a wide range of employers in Oman. Jobs directly related to this degree include:
2. Data analyst
3. Data scientist
4. Financial risk analyst
5. Investment analyst
6. Market researcher
7. Operational researcher
Contact Program Chair Dr. Joseph Mani for more information.