| **MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS**
**THE MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN STATISTICS**
**Program Requirements for the M.Sc. (Statistics)**
The candidate shall successfully complete one of the following courses of study:
(a) seven graduate courses, of which at least five must be numbered with the prefix 65-, and a major paper;
(b) six graduate courses, of which at least four must be numbered with the prefix 65-, and a thesis. The originality of a Master's thesis may lie in the organization, presentation, and scholarly evaluation, rather than in the result.
In addition to the** **above course work, students registered in the Major Paper/Thesis are required to register in Seminar 65-795. They must attend 75 percent of the regular department's seminars in the first year of the program.
In both M.Sc. (Statistics) programs, up to two courses prefixed 65- may be replaced by 62-510 and/or 62-511.
**Master's Committee**
If the Thesis option is taken for either the M.Sc. (Mathematics) or the M.Sc. (Statistics), a Masters committee must be appointed within the student's first term of study at the II Master's (Candidate) level. The Master's committee must be approved by the Executive Committee of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research. The Master's committee shall include the student's supervisor as chairperson, one other member of the Department, and one faculty member from outside the Department.
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