PhD Course Requirements

Required Courses (36 units total):

Students must pass all required courses with a grade of B or better.

  • Statistical Theory: PSTAT 207A; 207B; 207C (4 units each)
  • Introduction to Probability Theory & Stochastic Processes: PSTAT 213A; 213B; 213C (4 units each)
  • Advanced Statistical Methods: PSTAT 220A; 220B; 220C (4 units each)

Elective Courses (36 units total)

In addition to the required coursework, students must complete 36 units of elective coursework. Electives should be chosen from any graduate-level course in the department of Statistics and Applied Probability with the exception of PSTAT 263, PSTAT 500, PSTAT 501, PSTAT 502, and PSTAT 510. 12 of the 36 units may be from 500-level courses (with the exception of PSTAT 500, 501, 502, and 510). Courses outside of the department can only be accepted with prior approval from the Faculty Graduate Advisor.