Bachelor of Statistics

The undergraduate program in Statistics at UAE introduces the fundamentals of probability and statistical inference (estimation & hypothesis testing) which cover design of experiments, sampling techniques and regression & time series analysis. Two distinctive features of the program are: the emphasis of business applications (e.g., forecasting financial & economic indicators, marketing surveys, audit sampling, decision making, quality control, etc.), and the reinforcement of lecture materials by closely integrated computer packages using real (local, where available) databases.

Program Objectives

  • Effective communication skills.
  • Critical thinking skills to the analysis and solution of statistics problems.
  • Positive contribution to teams, as members and leaders.
  • Ethical and social awareness at the local and global level.
  • In-depth knowledge in Statistics.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively orally statistical results and their interpretation to non-specialized audiences.
  • Communicate in writing statistical results and their interpretation clearly and concisely using different formats and media.
  • Integrate statistical and computing skills to develop comprehensive solutions to problems in their field of work.
  • Research, critically evaluate and interpret information in identifying and formulating problems that can be solved using statistical techniques.
  • Demonstrate autonomy and responsibility in their work.
  • Apply teamwork skills and creativity in leadership and direction, appropriate to the context and level at which they are operating.
  • Demonstrate ethical reasoning in relation to statistical issues.
  • Develop an awareness of the civic responsibilities of the statistics discipline.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of key concepts and methodologies in statistics.
  • Identify the limitation and assumptions underlying statistical techniques and critically assess the validity of reported results.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of allied knowledge and theories in related fields of work or disciplines.

Degree Requirements

Required Credit Hours : minimum 120 hours

General Education (req. CH:39)

Cluster 1: Values to Live By - Islam (3.00 hours)

Credit Hours
ISLM100Islamic Culture3.000

Cluster 1: Values to Live By - Ehtics (3.00 hours)

Credit Hours
PHIL120Principles of Professional Ethics3.000

Cluster 2: Skills for Life - English Communication Skills (3.00 hours)

Credit Hours
ESPU104Introduction to Academic English For Business3.000

Cluster 2: Skills for Life - Information Literacy (3.00 hours)

Credit Hours
GEIL101Information Literacy3.000

Cluster 2: Skills for Life - Thinking Skills (3.00 hours)

Credit Hours
HSS110Scientific Research Skills3.000
CSBP119Algorithms and Problem Solving3.000
PSY105Creative & Innovative Thinking Skills3.000
PHI180Critical Thinking  13.000
1 : IBLC - Inquiry based learning courses must be taken within first 30 credit hours

Cluster 3: The Human Community - Emirates Soceity (3.00 hours)

Credit Hours
HSS105Emirates Studies3.000

Cluster 3: The Human Community - Humanities/Fine Arts (3.00 hours)

Credit Hours
ARCH340History and Theory of Architecture3.000
HIS133Introduction to Art History3.000
HSR120Introduction to Heritage & Culture3.000
HSR130Introduction to Language & Communication3.000
LIT150Introduction to Literature3.000
LNG100Introduction to Linguistics3.000
LNG110Language, Society & Culture3.000
MSC200Introduction to Mass Media3.000
MSC240World and Arab Media3.000
PHI101Introduction to Philosophy3.000
PHI270Philosophy of Education3.000
PHI271History and Philosophy of Science3.000
TRS200Introduction to Translation3.000

Cluster 3: The Human Community - Social and Behavioral Sciences (3.00 hours)

Credit Hours
ECON105Principles of Microeconomics  23.000
2 : Also counts towards the Major

Cluster 3: The Human Community - The Global Experience (3.00 hours)

Credit Hours
AGRB360Global Agri-food Trade3.000
ARCH346Contemporary World Architecture3.000
BIOE240Principles of Environmental Science3.000
GEO200World Regional Geography3.000
HIS120Arab & Islamic Civilization3.000
HIS121World History: Origins to 15003.000
HIS125Contemporary Civilization3.000
PSG250Principles of International Relations 3.000

Cluster 4: The Natural World - Mathematics (3.00 hours)

Credit Hours
MATH115Calculus for Business & Economics  33.000
3 : Also counts towards the Major

Cluster 4: The Natural World - Natural Sciences (6.00 hours)

Credit Hours
ARAG205Introduction to Fish & Animal Science3.000
ARAG220Natural Resources3.000
BION100Biology and its Modern Application3.000
CHEM181Chemistry in the Modern World3.000
FDSC250Contemporary Food Science & Nutrition3.000
GEOL110Planet Earth3.000
PHED201Physical Fitness and Wellness3.000
PHYS101Conceptual Physics3.000

Cluster 5: Capstone Experience (3.00 hours)

Credit Hours
MGMT415Strategic Management  43.000
4 : Also counts towards the Major


College of Business

Required Courses (45.00 hours)

Credit Hours
ACCT100Principles of Financial Accounting3.000
ACCT225Fundamental of Cost & Management Accounting3.000
ECON125Principles of Macroeconomics3.000
ESPU240Business Writing in English3.000
FINC240Principles of Financial Management3.000
MGMT200Fundamentals of Management3.000
MIST200Foundation of MIS & Technologies3.000
MKTG200Principles of Marketing3.000
PRVT2652Business Law (E)3.000
SCML200Supply Chain Management & Operations3.000
STAT130Statistics for Business3.000


Statistics Major

Required Courses (18.00 hours)

Credit Hours
STAT230Principles of Probability3.000
STAT331Design Of Experiments 3.000
STAT338Regression Analysis3.000
STAT422Sampling Techniques 3.000
STAT433Time Series Analysis 3.000
STAT480Seminar in Applied Statistics (E)3.000


Statistics Track

Required Courses (6.00 hours)

Credit Hours
STAT340Mathematical Statistics3.000
STAT462Categorical Data Analysis3.000

Elective Courses (6.00 hours)

Credit Hours
STAT242Non-Parametric Statistics 3.000
STAT369Demographic Analysis3.000
STAT461Applied Multivariate Analysis3.000
STAT469Statistical Quality Control 3.000
STAT472Statistical Computing3.000


Information System Track

Required Courses (6.00 hours)

Credit Hours
MIST220MIS Analysis & Logical Design3.000
MIST320Data & Information Management3.000

Elective Courses (6.00 hours)

Credit Hours
MIST205Introduction to Programming & Web B D3.000
MIST215Computer Application in Business3.000
MIST280E-Business Strategy, Architecture & Design3.000


Information Technology (IT) Track

Required Courses (6.00 hours)

Credit Hours
CSBP119Algorithms and Problem Solving3.000
CSBP219Object Oriented Programming3.000

Elective Courses (6.00 hours)

Credit Hours
CENG205Digital Design & Computer Organization3.000
CENG210Communication & Networks Fundamentals3.000
CSBP316Human Computer Interaction3.000
CSBP315Operating Systems Fundamentals3.000


Finance and Banking Track

Required Courses (6.00 hours)

Credit Hours
ECON215Money and Banking 3.000
FINC261Financial Institutions & Risk Management3.000

Elective Courses (6.00 hours)

Credit Hours
FINC341Corporate Finance3.000
FINC344Islamic Finance and Banking3.000
FINC472Portfolio Management3.000

Free Electives (6.00 hours)

Credit Hours