# Named options

The **Mathematics Major** offers a variety of **Named Options** which allow a major to focus on those topics in mathematics which have a strong relationship to a particular other area of study. This page describes those options and highlights topics and courses worthy of special consideration.

NOTES:

1) Be aware that the below describes initial collections of courses and ideas worth considering which fulfill major requirements. **Please refer to the guide for all possible courses which can be applied to your named option plan and meet with an advisor in order to decide what plan works best for you.**

2) Note that course suggestions **do not include prerequisites**.

3) Courses offered by departments/schools besides mathematics may have **restricted enrollment**.

## MATHEMATICS FOR DATA, STATISTICS, AND RISK ANALYSIS

For students interested in mathematics inspired by or used in the fields of **Statistics,** **Data Science,** **Actuarial Science**, **Bio-Statistics**, and many others. This option focuses coursework in linear algebra, probability, statistics, analysis, and computational mathematics.

*Linear Algebra*
MATH 320, 340, 341, or 375

*Probability*
MATH 309, 431, 531

*Statistics*
MATH 310

*Intermediate Courses*
MATH 321 and 322, MATH 341, MATH 375, MATH 421

*Advanced Courses*
MATH 514, 521, 531, 535, 540

*Data/Risk/Stat Core*
ACT SCI 303 or
(STAT 333 and STAT 424) or
(STAT 340 and STAT 424)