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Northwest Missouri State University

Minor in Statistics

Designed to:

  • give students an understanding of the basic structures and concepts of Statistics
  • develop analytic and reasoning skills
  • exhibit the role of mathematics in a variety of fields through required courses and carefully selected electives
  • prepare for careers that require creative thinking and problem solving abilities
  • prepare for research and advanced technical positions in industry
  • fit the desires and interests of the student with the needs of prospective employers

Required Courses for Statistics

Course No.

Course Name


Math 17-114 General Statistics I OR
Math 17-230     Probability and Statistics 3
Math 17-316 General Statistics II 3
Math 17-532 Nonparametric Statistics 2
*CSIS 44-149 Scientific Computing 3
Approved Department Electives
(from both mathematics and statistics with at lease 2 semester hours in statistics )
Total Course Hours Required 24

* CSIS 44-130 Computers and Info Tech is a prerequisite course.