Major in Statistics (54 credits)

Academic year 2016-2017

1st year (12 credits)
2nd year (15 credits)
3rd year (18 credits)
  • MAT3378 1*
  • 6 course credits from the list below 2
4th year (9 credits)
  • 3 course credits from the list below 2


12 course credits from the following list must be taken 2:

MAT3172MAT3379MAT4175 1MAT4371MAT4374MAT4375MAT4376MAT4377MAT4378

1This is a required course for A. Stat. accreditation.
2 Courses accredited by the Statistical Society of Canada (SSC) and which may be used to satisfy the requirements for the professional title of A. Stat. from the SSC. Contact the Department of Mathematics and Statistics for more details.

*This course is offered in alternating years with the French equivalent.

The following courses are recommended for the students interested in pursuing graduate studies in probability or statistics: MAT3120MAT3121 and MAT3341. Other courses in probability and statistics which may be of interest include: MAT4170MAT4171 and MAT4372.

Some 3rd and 4th Year courses are offered alternate year with the French equivalent.

The course MAT3153 cannot be counted for credit if you have previously passed MAT4153. You may however take MAT3153 and then subsequently take MAT4153, and count both for credit.

For students registered in the Faculty of Science: If the components of your program of study require common compulsory courses, you will have to replace the credits as follows:
1) 1000-level courses must be replaced with electives;
2) 2000-level courses and above must be replaced with courses from either discipline at the same level or above.

Once you have decided on the replacement courses, please inform the Office of Undergraduate Programs of the Faculty of Science by email at so we may amend your Rabaska audit accordingly.
Please note that all programs in the Faculty of Science require a minimum of 12 course credits from the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences or the Telfer School of Management.

Co-operative education is available when taken as part of an honours degree.
The extended French stream is available when taken as part of an honours degree.

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