Applied Statistics Minor
Since our world is becoming more quantitative and data-focused, job opportunities in statistics are plentiful and projected to increase worldwide. The applied statistics minor will provide students with knowledge and skills needed for a future career involving data evaluation and data analysis. The applied statistics minor offers students a program of study in core areas of statistics with an emphasis on applications. This minor is designed to complement other majors where additional statistical knowledge is beneficial. Graduates will be able to apply statistical methods to design of experiments, data management, and data analysis.
Requirements (21-23 total credits)
Core Courses (14-16 credits)
- STAT 201 Statistics I
- STAT 251 Statistics Programming I (exempt if students have statistics programming background)
- STAT 252 Statistics Programming II
- STAT 301 Analysis of Variance
- STAT 311 Regression Analysis
Electives (Choose two from the following to equal at least 7 credits)
- STAT 321 Biostatistics
- STAT 331 Nonparametric Statistical Methods
- STAT 341 Analysis of Categorical Data
- STAT 351 Environmental Statistics
- MATH 320 Probability
- Up to 4 credits from similar upper division statistics courses with approval by the Mathematics Department
At least a C- is required for all of the courses.
Among all of the credits, at least 13 credits have to be taken from Metropolitan State University.