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Minor in Statistics

The minor enables students to pursue knowledge in statistics while pursuing a major in other disciplines, including mathematics.

The required curriculum provides necessary statistical foundations of the field and practical applications relevant to their chosen area of specialization.

Each course must be completed with a grade of at least a C-. To complete the minor in statistics, one has to complete the following required courses:

Course
Semester Offered
Credits
Required / Elective
MAC 2311 Calculus I
Every
4
Prerequisite
MAC 2312 Calculus 2
Every
4
Prerequisite
MAS 2103 Matrix Theory
Every
3
Prerequisite
STA 4442 Prob. & Stats 1
Fall & Summer
3
Required
STA 4443 Prob. & Stats 2
Spring
3
Either is Required
STA 4032 Prob. & Stats for Eng.
Fall & Spring
STA 4234 Applied Stats 1
STA 4202L Applied Stats 1 Lab
Fall
3
Required
Choose 3 elective courses from the following:
STA 4102 Computational Stats 1*
Every second Fall
3
Elective
STA 4103 Computational Stats 2
Every second Spring
3
Elective
STA 4702 Applied Stats 2 *
Every second Spring
3
Elective
STA 4222 Planning Investigations *
Every second Fall
3
Elective
STA 4852 Applied Time Series *  
3
Elective
ECO 4422 Econometrics 2
3
Elective
MAP 4260 Intro to Queuing Theory
3
Elective
PHY 4523 Statistical Physics
3
Elective
* Recommended Elective Courses
The total number of credits required for a Minor in Statistics = 29.
 

* As with all degree programs, the authoritative source for the degree requirements is the University Catalog that was in effect for the academic year in which the student entered the University. The information on this page does not supersede the Catalog.

For information about the Certificate Program or Minor in Statistics contact:
Prof. L. Qian, Statistics Advisor
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Science Bldg., Room 244
Boca Raton Campus
Office Phone: 561-297-2486
Email: lqian@fau.edu

 

 

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