Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Statistics, General
Description: Statistics involves collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data, and calls for strong mathematical skills and an interest in problem-solving. Statistics and statistical modelling are essential and in-demand skills that are used in many types of research and industries, from science and medicine to economics and finance. A statistics major or minor in the BSc General degree is designed to provide a broad view of the discipline and allows for customization and flexibility with courses and program direction.

Pursuing a Business Minor within the BSc (General) degree is an excellent way for you to specialize in a scientific field while also gaining experience in business and management. Courses in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, and other business subjects will complement your science courses, give you a more well-rounded education, and prepare you for a variety of roles and careers.

URL: Statistics (BSc – Business Minor) at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Careers: Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80
Additional Admission Requirements:

    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year. Admission of BSc General program students to the minor in Business is by application at the end of Year 1.★24 required (★ = units of course weight): Junior English (★6), ECON 101 and 102 (★6), MATH 113 or 114 or 117 (★3), Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics, Statistics or Computing Science) (★3), ★6 chosen from Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Physics, or Science Psychology. With the exception of ECON 101, applicants who do not have all required prerequisites but who present a competitive GPA are encouraged to apply. If admitted, such students will make up any course deficiencies during the first Fall/Winter in the Business Minor program. Admission Selection: Competitive, based on your AGPA (40%) and your average in required preprofessional courses (60%). If an applicant has repeated a course, the first passing grade is used to calculate the applicant’s ranking. For consideration, you need a minimum AGPA of 2.3 and an average of at least 2.3 in the required courses. Preference is given to applicants who apply at the end of their first year of study.