Undergraduate Minor


A Minor in Statistics

  • Did you enjoy your introductory statistics course and want to continue your studies?
  • Do you want to learn more about the quantitative analyses used in your major?
  • Do you want to be more marketable for internships and job openings?
  • Do you want to gain an advantage for graduate study in your selected field?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, you should consider an undergraduate minor in Statistics.

Requirements for the Undergraduate Minor in Statistics

  • Introductory Level Course: Complete one course from STAT 101, 104, 105, 201, 226, 231, 305, 322 or 330
  • Intermediate Level Course: Complete one course from STAT 301 or 326
  • Electives: Complete at least 9 additional credits from: STAT 341, 342, 361, 471, 472, 473, 474, 475, 476, 477, 478, 482, 483, 484, 486

Students earning the minor must complete at least 15 credits in statistics, of which at least 9 credits must not be used to meet any other department, college, or university requirement. Courses taken for a minor may not be taken on a pass-no pass (N-NP) basis.

The specific courses chosen to fulfill the requirements of the minor will depend on your major(s) and interests. Course descriptions can be found here. In choosing courses to complete your minor, please pay close attention to course prerequisites.

For questions about the minor in Statistics, please contact:

Dr. Amy G. Froelich

Director of Undergraduate Education

Office: 3109 Snedecor Hall

Phone: (515) 294-5584

Email: amyf@iastate.edu