Students interested in a career or graduate school that requires a research component involving data analysis should consider earning a Statistics minor. The study of mathematics, psychology, sociology, biology, environmental science, health science, social science, among others, can be greatly enhanced by a minor in statistics. Note that only MTH 323 can be counted for both the Mathematics major and the minor in statistics.

The Statistics minor consists of at least 19 credits of coursework including one of the following courses,

MTH 147 Statistical Concepts with Applications

MTH 323 Statistical Methods

ECN 322 Statistics and Econometrics

COM 303 Communication Inquiry

PSY 311 Behavioral Science Statistics

SOC 354 Quantitative Sociological Research

SWK 305 Perspectives on Social Work Research II

UST 404 Urban Data Analysis

OSM 201 Business Statistics

PSC 251 Introduction to Data Analysis

or any other introductory statistics course approved by the Department of Mathematics;

and four courses consisting of: