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Mathematics and Statistics Department

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Mathematics Minor

Students minoring in mathematics fulfill the departmental requirements by completing MA 113 and MA 200 or the equivalent; MA 215; MA 303 or MA 319; and two more 3- or 4-credit courses in mathematics at the 200 or 300 level. Additionally, either MS 204 or MS 240 can count towards the mathematics minor.

No more than 8 credit hours of S/U may be used toward the minor.

**For students entering Skidmore in Fall 2019 and beyond: No more than 4 credit hours of S/U may be used toward the minor.

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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.