BSS students during a Statistics laboratory session

At a glance

Program Bachelor of Science in Statistics
Duration 4 Years
College College of Arts and Sciences
Department Department of Statistics
Campus Visayas State University Main Campus
Majors
Compliance CHED Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 42 series of 2017
BSS students during a Statistics laboratory session

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BSS students as the working committee during the 4th Inter-High School Statistics Quiz Show in 2019

About the Program

In line with CHED Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 42 series of 2017 specifying the minimum policies, standards, and guidelines (PSG) for the BSS program, the Department of Statistics of the Visayas State University (VSU) adopted the prescribed new curriculum to be fully compliant with this CMO. It was approved by the Board of Regents through BOR Resolution No. 61, s. 2018.

The BS in Statistics program is a four-year degree with a total of 149 academic units in its curriculum which includes Statistics courses, Mathematics courses, Computer Science courses, electives, and General Education courses.

 

Program highlights

COMPONENTS Credit Units
General Education Curriculum 36
Core Courses
1. Statistics 43
2. Mathematics and Computing 25
Electives
1. Statistics/Mathematics/Computing 12
2. Other Electives 9
Special Problem/Professional Exposure(On-the-Job Training)/ Thesis 6
Physical Education (PE) 8
National Service Training Program (NSTP) 6
Other Course Requirements
1. Research Planning & Manuscript Preparation 3
2. Undergraduate Seminar 1
Total 149
  • BSS Students during their Leadership Seminar in 2019
  • BSS Students Attending the 1st Data Festival held in The Oriental Leyte at Palo
  • DepStat Admin Office Lobby Area

Career Opportunities

Graduates of BSS can be:

  1. Actuaries
  2. Business Analyst
  3. Biostatistician
  4. Computer Systems Analysts
  5. Cost Estimators
  6. Data Analyst
  7. Database Administrators
  8. Data Modeler
  9. Data Scientist
  10. Financial Analysts
  11. Market Research Analysts
  12. Mathematicians
  13. Postsecondary Teachers
  14. Sports Statistician
  15. Statisticians
  16. Survey Researchers

Notable Alumni

  • Aldwin M. Teves (Class of 1990) – Professor in Central Philippines State University
  • Abadingo, Sherryl Ann (Class of 1997) - Chief Statistical Specialist – Philippine Statistics Authority-Leyte
  • Modina, Law (Class of 1999) - Market Monitoring and Data Analytics Manager at Bright Research Consulting Philippines
  • Ensoy, Chellafe (Class of 2004) - Postdoctoral Researcher at Universiteit Hasselt, Belgium
  • Dennis C. de Paz (Class of 1993) - President of Eastern Visayas State University (EVSU)

Contact

Department of Statistics
College of Arts and Sciences
Visayas State University
Visca, Baybay City, Leyte
Philippines 6521
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: 565-0600 Local 1035
FB: VSU Department of Statistics

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