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2022-2023 General Catalog 
    
2022-2023 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Statistics


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Administration

This minor is administered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in consultation with the appropriate departments within the College of Arts and Sciences and the professional colleges.

Objectives

The applied statistics minor utilizes an interdisciplinary perspective to develop the student’s ability to perform statistical analysis. The impact of statistics profoundly affects society today. Statistical tables, survey results, and the language of probability are used with increasing frequency by the media. Statistics also has a strong influence on physical sciences, social sciences, engineering, business, and industry. The improvements in computer technology make it easier than ever to use statistical methods and to manipulate massive amounts of data. This minor will prepare students to analyze data in their professional work. In addition, it will also provide background for those students who intend to pursue work in applied disciplines.

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