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A minor in statistics consists of a minimum of 18 credits and is administered by the Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research. These credits include:

Course Title Hours
Calculus (three credits minimum)
MATH 200Calculus with Analytic Geometry I3-4
or BUSN 212 Differential Calculus and Optimization for Business
or SCMA 212 Differential Calculus and Optimization for Business
Introductory statistics (three credits minimum)
STAT 210Basic Practice of Statistics3
or STAT 212 Concepts of Statistics
Choose four courses from the list of upper-level statistics electives, below12-13
Total Hours18

A minimum GPA of 2.0 must be achieved in the minor. Mathematical sciences majors cannot minor in statistics.

Upper-level statistics electives

For the minor in statistics, four courses (12 credits minimum) must be chosen from the following list. A minimum grade of C is required in each of these courses.

Course Title Hours
STAT 305Intermediate Statistics3-4
or STAT 314 Applications of Statistics
STAT 309Introduction to Probability Theory3
STAT 310Introduction to Statistical Inference3
STAT 321Introduction to Statistical Computing3
STAT 403Introduction to Stochastic Processes3
STAT 421Applied Statistical Computing Using R3
STAT 422Structured Problem Solving Using Statistics3
STAT 423Nonparametric Statistics3
STAT 425Multivariate Statistics3
STAT 435Industrial Statistics3
STAT 441Applied Statistics for Engineers and Scientists3
or STAT 543 Statistical Methods I
STAT 443Regression3
STAT 447Introduction to Statistical Data Science3
STAT 475Time Series3
STAT 513Mathematical Statistics I3
STAT 514Mathematical Statistics II3
STAT 534Statistical Data Science I3
STAT 544Statistical Methods II3
STAT 545Applied Bayesian Statistics3
STAT 546Linear Models3