2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 02, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Statistics (BS.STS)

Program Description 

Students in Vermont State University’s Bachelor of Science in Statistics program will be equipped to interpret, model, and analyze data through inferential statistics in real world applications. Data analytics and big data are key to making sound analytical and modeling decisions. The statistics program prepares students for high in-demand careers in academics, government, nonprofits, business, system analysts, and a variety of other industries. Statistics is a process that deals with collecting data, processing the data (organizing), and exploring the data through inferential statistics to draw real world conclusions. The purpose of VTSU’s statistics program is to disseminate data to ascertain pertinent statistical inferences to make educated and reinforced conclusions. 

Program Outcomes 

  1. Analyze data/big data and apply foundational statistical theory and methods in the real world/research.

  1. Develop statistical thinking to communicate statistical findings both orally and in writing.

  1. Utilize technology and/or programming skills to apply statistical methods to analyze data, make inferences, and develop statistical model for predictions and forecasting.

  1. Design Statistical experiments using appropriate analytical methods and scales.