Understanding of essential statistical techniques and methods has become increasingly valuable to various disciplines nowadays. The undergraduate minor in statistics is designed to equip students with knowledge and skills needed for a future career involving data evaluation and data analysis. It will enhance and complement most undergraduate majors and their career opportunities.  

The course listings shown below under 'coursework' are a representation of what this academic program requires. For a full review of this program in detail please see our official  online academic bulletin  AND consult with a  Statistics minor program advisor. This listing does not include the  General Education  courses required for all majors and may not include some program specific information, such as admissions, retention, and termination standards.


Required Courses(13 hours)

  • MTH 132 - Calculus I 4(4-0) 
  • STA 382QR - Elementary Statistical Analysis (3-0) 
  • STA 575 - Statistical Programming for Data Management and Analysis 3(3-0) 
  • STA 580 - Applied Statistical Methods I 3(3-0)
Electives(9 hours)
Select from the following:
  • STA 582 -Experimental Designs 3(3-0) 
  • STA 583 - Nonparametric Statistics 3(3-0) 
  • STA 584 - Mathematical Statistics I 3(3-0)
  • STA 585 - Mathematical Statistics II 3(3-0)
  • STA 586 - Clinical Trials and Survival Analysis 3(3-0) 
  • STA 587 - Statistical Theory and Methods for Quality Improvement 3(3-0) 
  • STA 588 - Sampling Techniques 3(3-0) 
  • STA 589 - Time Series Forecasting 3(3-0) 
  • STA 590 - Applied Statistical Methods II 3(3-0)
  • STA 591 - Data Mining Techniques I 3(3-0) 
  • STA 592 - Six Sigma: Foundations and Techniques for Green Belts 3(3-0)
  • STA 595 - Introduction to Bayesian Statistics 3(3-0) 
  • STA 596 - Special Topics In Statistics 1-6(Spec) 
  • STA 597 - Independent Study 1-6(Spec)
Total: 22 semester hours

Note: See notes on double counting at the end of this section on the Undergraduate Bulletin