Course Catalog

Program in Mathematics and Statistics

The Program in Mathematics and Statistics offers majors in Mathematics and in Statistics; minors in Mathematics, Biostatistics, Statistics, and Scientific Computation (joint with and listed under the Program in Computer Science and Informatics); and joint majors in Financial Mathematics and Economics & Mathematics (listed under the Economics Department).

First year students who had calculus and/or statistics in high school should see a member of the Program for proper placement in mathematics and/or statistics courses.

Honors in Mathematics or Statistics

In order to receive Honors in Mathematics or Statistics, a student must:

  1. Maintain superior academic performance as indicated by a GPA of 3.5 or higher in major courses taken at Simmons.
  2. Conduct independent research through the successful completion of an NSF-REU or similar research program or by completion of a thesis or project supervised within the Division that receives a grade of A- or A.
  3. Communication of the work by presentation to the Division or in another approved forum.