Statistics

The Department of Statistics has provided information for students who plan to study abroad. Review your department’s responses to the Major Advising Questionnaires below, then contact the department directly with any additional questions.

 

Advising Resources

 

Study Abroad for Statistics Majors (PDF) N/A

Study Abroad Information on the Statistics Website

Statistics Advising Contact Information 

 

 

Berkeley Programs Questionnaire

Does your department currently sponsor a Berkeley Summer Abroad or Berkeley Global Internships program?

No. 

Do any courses offered on a Berkeley Summer Abroad or Berkeley Global Internships program currently satisfy requirements within your major?

No, but students may submit course information for the Head Faculty Advisor to consider for approval.

 

UCEAP Programs Questionnaire

What is the maximum amount of major credit given for courses taken during UCEAP? Is this maximum calculated by number of courses or by units of credit?

Up to 3 upper division courses can be taken at other institutions (including UCEAP), with at most 2 fulfilling Statistics upper division courses (Stat 133, 134, 135, and 15x-level electives). This is subject to Head Faculty Advisor review and approval.

Does your department maintain a list of courses previously awarded credit on UCEAP and/or a list of pre-approved courses for UCEAP programs? How do students access this information?

No. Please consult with department for more information.

Does your department have a 4-year or 2-year plan available to students that incorporates semester or year-length study abroad? How do students access this information?

No. Please consult with department for more information.

What is the process in your department to have courses evaluated? What materials must be submitted? What is the timeframe for response?

Student must provide course information to the Head Faculty Advisor who will determine the likelihood of equivalence. A syllabus usually will suffice. Once the course(s) has been completed, students may be required to submit additional information for final approval.

Are students in your department able to undertake a senior honors thesis the semester following UCEAP participation?

It is possible, if planned out ahead of time. Please consult with department for more information.

Does your department calculate UCEAP grades into departmental GPA?

Yes, if the courses have been been approved for the major by the Head Faculty Advisor.

Are UCEAP grades counted towards departmental honors?

Yes, but only those UCEAP grades that are being used for the major.

If you represent a department which teaches foreign language, does your department award major credit for the courses taken during the Intensive Language Program (ILP) portion of the UCEAP program?

N/A. 

Does the undergraduate adviser sign the UCEAP academic planning form, or must a faculty adviser sign?

The undergraduate advisor signs.

Does your department place Academic holds on declared majors prior to each registration period? If yes, what is your departmental policy on releasing advising holds for students currently abroad on UCEAP (e.g. is advising possible via email, skype, etc.)?

Yes, holds are placed but only on declared majors who are close to their Expected Graduation Term. An email is sent out to students prior to Phase 1 with instructions on how to release the hold, which does not require in-person advising.

Do you have any department specific advice for students participating on a UCEAP program in their last term at Berkeley?

Students should see undergraduate advisor the semester prior to last term to ensure student is on track to finish all major requireents.

Independent Programs Questionnaire

Have any Independent programs been approved by your department and the Study Abroad Advisory board for credit in the major?

No. 

Are there any pre-approved courses for your major from other UC summer abroad programs (UCLA, UCD, etc.)?

No. 

What is the process to have a course from an Independent study abroad program evaluated for your major?

Student must provide course information to the Head Faculty Advisor who will determine the likelihood of equivalence. A syllabus usually will suffice. Once the course(s) has been completed, students may be required to submit additional information to for final approval.