Students pursuing this minor learn how to apply methods of statistical inference in order to analyze data and make data-driven decisions, thereby gaining valuable experience relevant to a wide variety of employment opportunities in business and industry.
|Minor Requirements (20 credits)|
|or PSYC-251||Psychological Statistics|
|Select two of the following:||8|
One course from outside the Mathematics Department incorporating substantial use of statistics. Must be approved by the Mathematics Department.
An experiential or service-learning experience that has a substantial statistical component. Must be approved by the Mathematics Department.
**Please note some courses have pre-requisites.
Upon completion of the Statistics minor, students will be able to:
- Organize and summarize data visually and numerically.
- Use measures of center, spread, and shape to describe how data are distributed.
- Use methods of statistical inference to make and defend conjectures about a population of interest.
- Use elementary calculus as a conceptual and computational tool while investigating and applying methods of statistical inference.
- Employ technology to generate statistical graphs and to automate statistical calculations.
- Apply statistical concepts and methodology to discipline-specific problem situations.