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# Data Theory major in UCLA?

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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## Replies to: Data Theory major in UCLA?

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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
```
edited May 24