Simon Fraser University offers a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree with a Major in Statistics.

  • Students can also complete an Honours degree or Minor in Statistics
  • Students may be admitted by direct entry on their university application, or by application to the Department of Statistics, after they have been admitted.
  • Once a STAT course has been completed with a grade of C- or higher, STAT courses that are prerequisites to this course may not be taken for further credit without permission of the department.
  • Students must have a grade of C- or better in prerequisites for STAT courses
  • Experience with a high level programming language is recommended by the start of the second year
  • To continue in the program, students must maintain at least a 2.25 grade point average in MATH, STAT, MACM and CMPT courses.

Useful links when using this course planning worksheet:

SFU Calendar
SFU Department Website
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests

Lower division requirements:

 SFU Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

One of:

CMPT 1021

CMPT 1201,2

 

3

3

One of:  

Unavailable

CPSC 11501,2

 

0

3

One of:

CMPT 1251,3

CMPT 1291

 

3

3

One of:  

CPSC 11811,3

Unavailable

 

3

0

One of:

MATH 150

MATH 151

MATH 154

MATH 157

 

4

3

3

3

One of:

Unavailable

MATH 1171 or 1173  or 1253

MATH 1175

MATH 1174

 

0

3

3

3

One of:

MATH 152

MATH 155

MATH 158

 

3

3

3

One of:

MATH 1271 or 1273

MATH 1275

MATH 1274

 

3

3

3

And:

STAT 180

 

1

And:

Unavailable

 

0

One of:

MATH 232

MATH 2404

 

3

3

One of:

MATH 1252

MATH 23624

 

3

3

All of:

MATH 251

STAT 240

STAT 260

STAT 261

STAT 270

STAT 285

 

3

3

2

1

3

3

All of:

MATH 2371

Unavailable

Unavailable

Unavailable

STAT 2281

Unavailable

 

3

0

0

0

3

0

Electives5

Electives5

 

FOOTNOTE:

SFU strongly encourages students to complete this requirement in their first year.

Recommended by SFU. Students with prior computing experience may be able to challenge SFU CMPT 120.

LANG CPSC 1181 (3) = SFU CMPT 125 (3) & Exemption SFU CMPT 127 (0) as CMPT 127 is a corequisite for CMPT 125 at SFU.

Recommended by SFU Statistics Department

The electives should include SFU W/Q/B requirements

This course planning outline is created by the Langara College Counselling Department and is intended for use only as a guide. It is the student’s responsibility to consult original sources to ensure accuracy.

Updated August 2021