Minor in Statistics

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This program will provide a solid understanding of differential and integral calculus, linear algebra, basic statistical analysis of data, and modern statistical methods such as confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and regression analysis. On completion of the program, the students should gain knowledge about using a statistical software (such as R or Minitab) and be able to communicate, in writing, the results of a statistical analysis of real data.

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Learning Outcomes

Our students that graduate with a minor in the Mathematical Sciences (Statistics Concentration) will:

  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of differential and integral calculus, and be able to apply these concepts to a variety of problems.
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of linear algebra and be able to apply these concepts to a variety of problems.
  • Be able to describe, summarize, and analyze data.
  • Be able to use a statistical software (such as R or Minitab) to perform statistical computations.
  • Communicate effectively in writing the results of a statistical analysis.

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Mathematics is the foundation for many technical and scientific fields. Mathematics aids and supplements our intuitions about the physical universe and about human behavior. The department of mathematical sciences provides a broad spectrum of courses and opportunities in mathematics and statistics.

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