Loyola University Maryland

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Interdisciplinary Majors in Mathematics or Statistics

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Interdisciplinary majors may be arranged between Mathematics or Statistics and another discipline.  The Mathematics/Statistics component of the interdisciplinary major is described below.  Students planning an interdisciplinary major must contact each department to determine the department's requirements for the interdisciplinary major.

Mathematics and Statistics Courses required:

  1. MA 251, MA 252, and MA 351: Calculus I-III
  2. Either ST210: Introduction to Statistics or ST 265: Biostatistics               
  3. MA 301: Linear Algebra
  4. A one-credit computer course for the Statistics track: ST 365: SAS Laboratory
  5. Depending on the track selected, either MA 395: Discrete Methods or MA 304: Ordinary Differential Equations
  6. Depending on track selected, four 400 level Mathematics or Statistics courses (see below)
Other Requirements:

CS 201: Computer Science I
NOTE: CS202: Computer Science II is strongly encouraged as an elective.

Possible Tracks:

Statistics Track

Required Courses:

MA395: Discrete Methods
ST365: SAS Laboratory
ST461: Elements of Statistical Theory: Distributions
ST465: Experimental Research Methods

Additional 400-level courses from:

ST462: Elements of Statistical Theory: Inference
ST466: Experimental Design
ST471: Statistical Quality Control

ST472: Applied Multivariate Analysis
ST491: Statistical Special Topics
MA421: Analysis I
MA445: Advanced Linear Algebra
MA/ST485: Stochastic Processes

Differential Equations/Modeling Track

Required Courses:

MA304: Ordinary Differential Equations
MA421: Analysis I

Additional 400-level courses from:

MA402: MATLAB
MA424: Complex Analysis
MA427: Numerical Analysis
MA445: Advanced Linear Algebra
MA481: Operations Research
MA/ST485: Stochastic Processes
MA490: Mathematics Special Topics - when applicable
ST461: Elements of Statistical Theory: Distributions

Discrete/Algorithmic Track

Required Courses:

MA395: Discrete Methods
Either (or both) of MA441: Abstract Algebra I or ST461: Elements of Statistical Theory: Distributions

Additional 400-level courses from:

MA402: MATLAB
MA421: Analysis I
MA431: Geometry
MA442: Algebra II
MA445: Advanced Linear Algebra
MA447: Number Theory
MA481: Operations Research
MA/ST485: Stochastic Processes
MA490:Mathematics Special Topics - when applicable