Applied Statistics Minor

Collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data requires strong theoretical backgrounds in mathematics and statistics, as well as hands-on analytical and technical skills. This minor gives students from a wide variety of majors coursework that will help them become effective data analysts.

Total hours: 22-23

Required courses:

MAT 250 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
STA 135 Introduction to Probability and Statistics I
STA 235 Introduction to Probability and Statistics II
STA 565 Applied Statistics I

plus at least two courses from the list

MAT 308 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
MAT 555 Probability in the Actuarial Sciences
STA 450 Introduction to Engineering Statistics
STA 540 Mathematical Statistics I
STA 541 Mathematical Statistics II
STA 566 Applied Statistics II
STA 567 Introduction to Time Series Analysis
STA 568 Bayesian Methods
STA 569 Topics in Statistics

For students already taking MAT 250, 308, STA 540 for another program, the recommended coursework is: STA 135, 235, 541, 565, 567, 568, and one of MAT 555, STA 566, 569. Six hours must be upper-level courses.