Statistics Minor

Mathematical Sciences

Office: Fenton Hall 223

(716) 673-3243

Julia Wilson, Chairperson

Email: mathematics.department@fredonia.edu

Website: https://home.fredonia.edu/math

Minor Requirements

Some courses require prerequisites. Click on any hyperlinked course for additional information. 

Core Courses:

MATH 115Survey of Matrix Algebra

3

or

MATH 120Survey of Calculus I

3

or

MATH 122University Calculus I

4

 

STAT 260Introduction to Data Science

3

or

CSIT 121Computer Science I

3

or

CSIT 105Visual BASIC I

3

 

One of the following two course sequences:

STAT 200Statistical Methods I

3

and

STAT 300Statistical Methods II

3

 

or

 

STAT 250Statistics for Scientists

3

and

STAT 300Statistical Methods II

3

 

or

 

STAT 350Probability and Statistics

3

and

STAT 351Regression and Analysis of Variance

3

 

or

 

ECON 200Fundamentals of Statistics for Business Administration and Economics

3

and

BUAD 300Statistical Analysis

3

 

or

 

ECON 200Fundamentals of Statistics for Business Administration and Economics

3

and

ECON 300Statistical Analysis

3

 

or

 

PSY 200Statistics for Psychology

3

and

PSY 315Research Methods

3

 

or

 

SOC 200Statistics in the Real World

3

and

STAT 300Statistical Methods II

3

 

STAT 405Statistics Seminar

1

Total Credit Hours:13-14

Electives Courses:

BIOL 457Biostatistics

3

CSIT 473Data Warehousing and Mining

3

PSY 415Advanced Research Methods

3

SPMG 440Data Analytics for Sport Management

3

STAT 352Categorical Data Analysis

3

STAT 354Probability with Applications

3

STAT 355Mathematical Statistics

3

STAT 360Topics in Data Science

3

STAT 408Special Topics

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Total Credit Hours: 19-20

NOTE:

  • Alternative two-course sequences in statistics require approval from the chair of the Mathematical Sciences Department. 
  • An Independent Study or Research courses with substantial statistical content may be counted with approval from the department chair and the student's research or independent study advisor.
  • At least 9 credit hours must be different from those taken for the student's major or other minors.
  • Many course in this minor have pre-requisites, and/or are only offered every other year or on occasion.  Completion of the minor requires careful planning.  
  • BUAD 300 and ECON 300 cannot both be counted in this minor.