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Penn State University Park

Statistics Minor

University Park, Eberly College of Science (STAT)

Contact: David Hunter,, Department Head Statistics

The Statistics minor introduces students to the quantitative aspects of research. Understanding statistics is useful for research in many areas including agriculture, business, education, social science and sciences as well as many jobs in industry and government.

Some course may require other course work as some courses have prerequisites.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)


MATH 140 GQ(4), MATH 141 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-2)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (16-18 credits)
Select 6 credits from STAT 301(3); STAT 318(3); STAT 319(3); STAT 401(3); STAT 414(3); STAT 415(3) (Sem: 3-8)
Select 10-12 credits from 400-level STAT courses, not including STAT 401, STAT 414, STAT 415, or STAT 418. (Sem: 5-8)

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2016

Blue Sheet Item #: 45-01-137

Review Date: 8/23/2016



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