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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014

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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 (6 credits):

(a) STAT440
(b) STAT470
(c) A third course in (II) not already taken to satisfy (II)
(d) ECON422 

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 1 of the courses for the Minor in Statistics 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) .

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