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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Statistics Minor

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College (STABD)

Contact(s): Michael Rutter, mar39@psu.edu

The minor in Statistics (STABD) provides students with a strong statistical background for careers in biology, actuarial science, engineering, mathematics; or for graduate studies in many fields. The minor is designed to make students proficient in the collection, interpretation and analysis of data.

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

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

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 28-30 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (20 credits)
MATH 140 GQ(4), MATH 141 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-2)
STAT 301 GQ(3), STAT 401(3), STAT 461(3), STAT 462(3) (Sem: 3-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (2-4 credits)
Select 2-4 credits from MATH 230(4) or MATH 231(2) (Sem: 3-4)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (6 credits)
Select 6 credits of 400-level STAT or related MATH courses (Sem: 5-8)
(No more than three credits from 495 courses can be used to satisfy this requirement.)

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2008

Blue Sheet Item #: 36-07-004

Review Date: 6/17/08

UCA Revision #2: 7/30/07

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