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The study of mathematics emphasizes careful problem analysis, precision of thought and expression, and the development of mathematical skills needed for work in many other areas. Theoretical mathematicians increase basic knowledge in "pure" fields like abstract algebra, analysis, or topology. Applied mathematicians use tools growing out of calculus, analysis, computing, statistics, and operations research to solve problems in science, industry, government, and other areas.
The statistics program provides training in mathematics, computation, database management and statistical analysis. The program provides statistical training to ensure knowledge from a theory-based perspective along with applied skills for real world applications.