College of Natural Science and Mathematics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Statistics is a collection of methods and theories for making decisions or estimating unknown quantities from incomplete information. Statistical techniques are useful, for example, in estimating plant, animal and mineral abundances; forecasting social, political and economic trends; planning field plot experiments in agriculture; performing clinical trials in medical research; and maintaining quality control in industry. Employment opportunities are excellent for statisticians in many of these areas of application.
- Complete the following:
STAT F200X--Elementary Probability and Statistics (3)
or STAT F300--Statistics (3)--3 credits
STAT F401--Regression and Analysis of Variance--4 credits
MATH F371--Probability*--3 credits
MATH F408--Mathematical Statistics--3 credits
MATH, STAT or STAT related course work**--3 credits
- Minimum credits required--16 credits
* MATH F371 requires MATH F251X, F252X and F253X as prerequisites.
** e.g., BA F360, GEOS F430, ANTH F424, MATH F460, etc.
Note: Courses completed to satisfy this minor can be used to simultaneously satisfy other major or general distribution requirements.
Note: Fisheries majors selecting the research option need only complete MATH F371 and MATH F408 in addition to their fisheries requirements to obtain a minor in statistics.