Jun 27, 2019  
Catalog 2019-2020 
  
Catalog 2019-2020

Statistics Minor


Effective for those who entered Skidmore in Fall 2018 and beyond:

The minor in statistics requires completing five 3- or 4-credit courses.  These must include two core courses and three elective courses from the list below.

1). One core course in introductory statistics:

2). A second core course in statistics:

3). Three elective courses.  At least one must be designated MA or MS:

     A. Courses in statistics and mathetmatics:

     B. Approved outside elective courses

Effective for those who entered Skidmore prior to Fall 2018:

The minor in statistics requires completing five 3- or 4-credit courses.  These must include two core courses and three elective courses from the list below.

1). One core course in introductory statistics


2). Three elective courses.  At least one must be designated MA or MS:

     A. Courses in statistics and mathetmatics:

Important Notes:

•    Students who have taken MS-104 are not eligible to take MS-204 (and vice versa).
•    The senior seminar (MA-376) may count as an elective toward the minor if the topic is statistical and with the approval of the department.
•    An independent study or honors project that involves substantial statistical analysis may count toward the minor with the consent of the department.
•    Other elective courses from outside the department that include a substantial statistical component may count toward the minor with the consent of the department.
•    No more than 4 credit hours of S/U may be used toward the minor.