Go to content

Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


Statistics
1117 Mathematics Building, 301-405-5053
www-math.umd.edu

The Department of Mathematics offers a minor in Statistics for students whose majors are not Mathematics.  The goal of the minor in Statistics is to provide the student with a substantial number of courses that are statistical in nature and involve a substantial amount of mathematics.

The requirements entail 16 credits, from I - IV:

I.  MATH241 - Calculus III (Multivariable Calculus) (4 credits)

II. One of the three pairs of 3 credit courses:  (6 credits)

STAT400 and STAT401
STAT410 and STAT420
STAT410 and STAT401

III.  STAT430 (3 credits)

IV.  One of the courses in a-e (3 credits):

(a) STAT440
(b) STAT470
(c) A third course in (II) not already taken to satisfy (II)
(d) ECON422
(e) or other courses as deemed appropriate

Other issues related to the minor in Statistics:

  • The minor in Statistics is NOT open to Mathematics majors.
  • The student will need to achieve at least a "C-" in each course for the minor in Statistics.
  • A student may use a maximum of 2 courses to satisfy the requirements of both a major and the minor in Statistics.
  • No more than 2 courses for the minor in Statistics may be taken at an institution other than the University of Maryland, College Park.  In addition, no more than one upper-level course may be taken at an institution other than the University of Maryland, College Park.

The departmental advisor for this program is Professor Abram Kagan ( amk@math.umd.edu) .

Return to top