Statistics Minor

For information, contact the Department of Statistics, 311 Upham Hall, 513-529-7828.

Statistical methods are increasingly in use in decision-making and data analysis in business and industry. Moreover, basic research in the biological, management, and social sciences, as well as in some areas of humanities, is also increasingly statistical in nature. As a result, demand for persons knowledgeable in the science of statistics is on the rise. The minor in Statistics provides a program in statistics suitable for students with very good mathematical abilities.

This minor is not available to students majoring in either statistics or mathematics and statistics. This minor is available to students majoring in mathematics.

To complete the minor in Statistics, you must earn at least 18 semester hours with at least a 2.00 GPA. A course taken on a credit/no credit basis does not apply toward the minor.

Program Requirements

(18 semester hours)

MTH 251Calculus II4-5
or MTH 249 Calculus II
STA 301Applied Statistics 13
STA 401/STA 501Probability3
STA 463/STA 563Regression Analysis 24
STA 466/STA 566Experimental Design Methods4
Select one of the following:3
Nonparametric Statistics
Statistical Monitoring and Design of Experiments
Statistical Programming
Advanced Data Visualization
Introduction to Bayesian Statistics
Survey Sampling in Business
Inferential Statistics
Data Analysis Practicum
Analysis of Forecasting Systems
Total Credit Hours21-22

1   Students with credit for STA 261 or ISA 205 may substitute that course for STA 301.

2   Has MTH 222 as a prerequisite.