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Kyle Prince played organized football just once – in middle school – but thanks to his Senior Study on "Statistical Analysis in the NFL", football may figure into his vocational plans.
Statistics is the science of making decisions in the presence of uncertainty. Involving the design, analysis, and interpretation of research studies, statistical science is interdisciplinary by nature and has application in the natural sciences, behavioral sciences, and social sciences.
The curriculum in statistics advances a student's problem-solving ability and critical thinking skills. The Minor in Statistics focuses on applying methodology in diverse research fields while developing the logic and mathematical theory supporting the methodology.
Students successfully completing the program of study will have achieved:
The Minor in Statistics consists of 16 semester hours that include the following courses:
MTH 125: Calculus I (4 hrs.)
MTH 221: Inferential Statistics (3 hrs.)
MTH 222: Regression Analysis (3 hrs.)
MTH 321: Probability and Statistics I (3 hrs.)
Either of the following courses:
MTH 322: Probability and Statistics II (3 hrs.)
MTH 343: Practicum in Mathematics (2-6 hrs.) (3 hours required)
Each student must satisfy the core requirements and requirements for individual programs of study.