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Data Theory major in UCLA?

mathcoralmathcoral 22 replies6 threads Junior Member
Hi how is the Data Theory major in UCLA? I can't seem to find much info about it except on the major page. I got admitted for Pre-Statistics to UCLA. thank you.
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  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus 84659 replies752 threads Senior Member
    edited May 24
    Based on:
    https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-1359.html
    https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-1360.html

    Here is the comparison between statistics and data theory:
    Statistics      Data Theory
    
    MATH 31A        MATH 31A        Differential and Integral Calculus
    MATH 31B        MATH 31B        Integration and Infinite Series
    MATH 32A        MATH 32A        Calculus of Several Variables
    MATH 32B        MATH 32B        Calculus of Several Variables
    MATH 33A        MATH 33A        Linear Algebra and Applications
                    MATH 42         Introduction to Data-Driven Math Modeling
    STATS 10|12|13  STATS 10|12|13|15 one of these introductory statistics courses
    STATS 20        STATS 20        Introduction to Statistics Programming with R
                    STATS 21        Python and Other Technologies for Data Science
                    MATH 115A       Linear Algebra
                    COMPTNG 10A     Introduction to Programming
    
    2.5 GPA         3.3 GPA         in above courses will be admitted to major
                    2.7 GPA         in above courses admitted to major if space is available
    
    STATS 100A      see below       Introduction to Probability
    STATS 100B      see below       Introduction to Mathematical Statistics
    STATS 100C      see below       Linear Models
    STATS 101A      STATS 101A      Introduction to Data Analysis and Regression
    STATS 101B      see below       Introduction to Design and Analysis of Experimen
    t
    STATS 101C      STATS 101C      Introduction to Statistical Models and Data Mini
    ng
    STATS 102A      STATS 102A      Introduction to Computational Statistics with R
    STATS 102B      STATS 102B      Introduction to Computation and Optimization for
     Statistics
    STATS 102C      see below       Introduction to Monte Carlo Methods
    STATS 140SL                     Practice of Statistical Consulting
    STATS 141SL                     Practice of Statistical Consulting
                    STATS 147       Data Technologies for Data Scientists
                    STATS 184       Societal Impacts of Data
    2 electives                     from STATS 130|131|143-199
                                    or MATH 131A|131B|151A|151B|170B|171|172B|175
                    sequence        STATS 100A&100B or MATH 170E&170S
                    elective        STATS 100C|101B|102C|C151-199 (except 182|186|189)
                    2 electives     from above lists
                    elective        MATH M148 or STATS M148
    
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