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General introduction
[Publish Date]: 2012-11-03 [visited]:

Our undergraduate program of Statistics provided by the School of Statistics features its own distinctive curriculum as well as a rich menu of elective courses. The program cultivates in students a solid basis in mathematics, statistics and a comprehensive understanding of economics.

After completing the program, graduates in Statistics are able to pose critical questions and solve academic, professional and ethical problems in the workplace. Graduates can also relate theory to practice, communicate competently and effectively, set, and attain goals. These attributes are valuable in a wide variety of work environments and can help Statistics students build successful careers. Graduates are also capable of collecting data, scheming surveys and carrying out data analysis, serving as professional analysts in fields of applied economics and finance.

To continuously cultivates positivity and strives to develop lifelong learning, creativity, innovation in our graduates, the School of Statistics have established exchange programs with Department of Statistics from other renowned universities. Currently, an exchange program is conducted with the Uppsala University (Sweden); University of Michigan (U.S.); The University of Nottingham (U.K.); St. Francis Xavier University (Canada) and Fu Jen Catholic University (Taiwan). Each year, for a period not exceeding one year, about 20 students are accepted by the School of Statistics to earn credits while on exchange. Participating in an exchange program provides students with the opportunity to gain a varied perspective on there course of study. They will gain global competencies that will enhance there marketability and provide them with a competitive edge.

Our program curriculum structure provides for core courses and elective courses. Students must take all the prescribed core courses and minimum required number of elective courses such as applied statistics, financial computation, risk management etc.  The core courses of our program includes Mathematical Analysis, Advanced Algebra, Probability Theory, Mathematical Statistics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Introduction to Statistics, Finance, Accounting, Stochastic Process in Finance, Regression Analysis, Multivariate Statistical Analysis, Econometrics, Time Series Analysis, Statistical Computation, Sampling Techniques, Data Mining, C Programming, Database Principles and Applications. In order to be awarded a Bachelor of Science in Economics, students should earn minimum required credits and meet the additional requirements as stipulated in the school programs.