Minor in Statistics

APU’s statistics minor prepares students for quantitative careers in a variety of fields.

21 units

Students with any major or minor are eligible to earn the statistics minor. In particular, a student is permitted to earn the statistics minor and the mathematics minor.


MATH 165Calculus I3
MATH 166Calculus II3
MATH 250Data Analysis F3
MATH 350Statistical Models ES3
MATH 361Introduction to Modeling with Probability3
MATH 362Mathematical Statistics EF3
Choose one of the following:3
Linear Algebra S
Applied Linear Algebra F
Total Units21
F Offered in Fall only
S Offered in Spring only
F/S Offered in both Fall and Spring terms
EF Offered in Fall in even years
ES Offered in Spring in even years
OF Offered in Fall in odd years
OS Offered in Spring in odd years

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
  1. Master fundamental mathematical methods and problem solving strategies.
  2. Communicate mathematical ideas in speech and writing, combining precise language and notation with insightful explanation.
  3. Use mathematical models to analyze cross-disciplinary problems.
  4. Employ appropriate technology and computational techniques.