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Statistics B.A.Division of Science & Mathematics  Adm
Division of Science and Mathematics
The mission of the discipline is to create and apply statistical methods/techniques for collecting, exploring, analyzing, and communicating qualitative/quantitative information and to disseminate this knowledge through teaching, scholarly activity, and outreach.
Statistics is the science and art of enhancing knowledge in the face of uncertainty by modeling, predictions, and decisions. It is central to solutions of problems in the environment, medicine, law, industry, technology, finance, business, public policy, computing, and science in general. The need for statistics applies to almost every area of our lives.
ObjectivesThe statistics program provides an effective operational knowledge of the theory and methods of statistics and the application of statistical methods in a liberal arts environment. It seeks to enhance students' critical thinking in making judgments based on data and provides students with the basic knowledge and skills to make contributions to modern society. Students learn to communicate and collaborate effectively with people in other fields and, in the process, to understand the substance of these fields. The curriculum prepares students to enter graduate school or pursue careers in statistical fields at research institutions and in the industry.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
Admission Requirements
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the
Office of Admissions website.
General Requirements
All students are required to complete general University and college requirements. For more
information, see the general education requirements.
Program Requirements
Students are required to take 2 semester(s) of
any second language.
The GPA in these courses must be at least 2.00. Courses may not be taken SN, unless offered SN only.
Students planning to pursue graduate work in statistics or biostatistics should complete MATH 2101Calculus III and consider taking MATH 2202Mathematical Perspectives and MATH 3211Analysis for Ph.D. preparation.
Elective Courses
Take 8 or more credit(s) from the following:
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STAT 1993  Directed Study
(1.05.0 cr)
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STAT 2701  Introduction to Data Science
[M/SR]
(4.0 cr)
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STAT 2993  Directed Study
(1.05.0 cr)
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STAT 3501  Survey Sampling
[M/SR]
(4.0 cr)
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STAT 3611  Multivariate Statistical Analysis
[M/SR]
(4.0 cr)
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STAT 3993  Directed Study
(1.05.0 cr)
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STAT 4601  Biostatistics
(4.0 cr)
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STAT 4611  Statistical Consulting
(4.0 cr)
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STAT 4631  Design and Analysis of Experiments
(4.0 cr)
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STAT 4651  Applied Nonparametric Statistics
(4.0 cr)
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STAT 4671  Statistical Computing
(4.0 cr)
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STAT 4681  Introduction to Time Series Analysis
(4.0 cr)
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STAT 4993  Directed Study
(1.05.0 cr)
Additional Elective Courses
Choose from the list below or from courses with faculty approval.
Take 4 or more credit(s) from the following:
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CSCI 1201  Introduction to Digital Media Computation
[M/SR]
(4.0 cr)
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CSCI 1251  Computational Data Management and Manipulation
[M/SR]
(4.0 cr)
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CSCI 1301  Problem Solving and Algorithm Development
[M/SR]
(4.0 cr)
·
CSCI 1302  Foundations of Computer Science
[M/SR]
(4.0 cr)
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CSCI 4403  Systems: Data Mining
(2.0 cr)
·
CSCI 4458  Systems: Bioinformatic Systems
(4.0 cr)
·
CSCI 4555  Theory: Neural Networks and Machine Learning
(4.0 cr)
·
ECON 3501  Introduction to Econometrics
[M/SR]
(4.0 cr)
·
MATH 2101  Calculus III
[M/SR]
(4.0 cr)
·
MATH 2111  Linear Algebra
[M/SR]
(4.0 cr)
·
MATH 2202  Mathematical Perspectives
[M/SR]
(4.0 cr)
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MATH 3221  Real Analysis I
(4.0 cr)
·
MATH 3401  Operations Research
(4.0 cr)
·
MATH 3501  Applied Deterministic Modeling for Management Science
(2.0 cr)
·
MATH 3502  Applied Probabilistic Modeling for Management Science
(2.0 cr)
·
POL 2001  Political Science Research Methods
[SS]
(4.0 cr)
·
PSY 2001  Research Methods in Psychology
[SS]
(4.0 cr)
·
SOC 3103  Research Methodology in Sociology
(4.0 cr)
·
SOC 3131  World Population
[ENVT]
(4.0 cr)


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Course Equivalencies:  00927  Math 2501/Stat 2501 
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Course Equivalencies:  02221  CSci 2701/Stat 2701 
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Prerequisites:  1102, 2202 or # 
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Prerequisites:  1101 or higher or # 
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Course Equivalencies:  00924  Math 3501/Mgmt 3501 
Prerequisites:  1101 or Stat 1601 or Stat 2601 or Stat 2611, Mgmt 2102 or # 
Typically offered:  Every Spring 
Credits:  2.0 [max 2.0] 
Course Equivalencies:  00925  Math 3502/Mgmt 3502 
Prerequisites:  1101 or Stat 1601 or Stat 2601 or Stat 2611, Mgmt 2102 or # 
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Prerequisites:  1101 
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