Getting Your Degree In Statistics

Statistics courses are offered in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics.

During the past several decades, the social and economic structure of the United States has shifted from an industrialized basis to an information and service base. Rapid development of computer technology has led to an increase in the use of statistics as a tool for analyzing data. Increasing demand exists for individuals with training in statistical analysis. The unprecedented growth of research institutes nationwide confirms the importance of sampling and statistical analysis.

Statistics is now widely used in a broad spectrum of disciplines. There is, and will continue to be, substantial demand among students and various entities within the community for this program.



Minor in Statistics

Students majoring in another subject who wish to minor in Statistics must complete the following requirements:

  1. Complete these required courses:

  2. STAT A307 Probability and Statistics (4)
    STAT A308 Intermediate Statistics for the Sciences (3)
    MATH A251 Calculus I (4) 
    MATH A252 Calculus II (4) 

  3. Complete a minimum of 9 credits from the following: (9)

  4. STAT A402 Scientific Sampling (3)
    STAT A403 Regression Analysis (3)
    STAT A404 Analysis of Variance (3)
    STAT A405 Nonparametric Statistics (3)
    STAT A407 Time Series Analysis (3)
    STAT A408 Multivariate Statistics (3)
    STAT A490 Selected Topics in Statistics (1-3)
    MATH A371 Stochastic Processes (3)
    MATH A407 Mathematical Statistics I (3)
    MATH A408 Mathematical Statistics II (3)

  5. A total of 24 credits is required in the minor.

Rules Regarding Minors:

A minor is a component of a baccalaureate degree. A minor may only be issued simultaneously with a baccalaureate degree.

A minor from UAA will consist of a minimum of 18 credits, at least 6 of which must be upper-division. Students must earn at least 3 credits in residence in each minor field. They must also earn a UAA cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 (C) in the minor. Students must follow minor requirements from the same catalog used for the baccalaureate degree program.

Students must declare minors no later than the deadline to submit an Application for Graduation. Minors are declared on the Declaration of a Minor form or when applying for graduation, on the Application for Graduation form.

Statistics Faculty

NameTitle Contact 
 Jeff Bromaghin Adjunct Instructor
 Larry Gordon Adjunct Instructor
 Don Stevens Affiliate Professor
 Kanapathi Thiru Professor
 Rieken, Venema Associate Professor