College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences2018-2019

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Statistics, Minor

The minor in statistics is a natural companion to many fields, Students in this minor deepen their statistical knowledge and gain proficiency in methods, analysis and interpretation of results.


What Can I Do With A Minor In Statistics?

Statistics is an essential tool in countless career fields from physical and social science to business, engineering, and marketing. This fact makes this minor a good accompaniment to any major.

Note: If you want to minor in Statistics, you must consult with one of the Mathematics and Statistics faculty members in addition to being admitted to the university.

University Requirements

  • A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.

    To receive a minor (18 to 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.


In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

Please note that students may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.

Minimum Units for Completion 18
Major GPA 2.0
Highest Mathematics Required STA 477


Minor Requirements
  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.

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