Students minoring in mathematics fulfill the departmental requirements by completing
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.
The core for a minor in statistics should consist of:
3). Statistics (MS abbreviation) courses, at least 3 of the following current offerings:
Sports & Statistics (Spring 2016 MA 276)
Statistical Genetics (Fall 2017 MA 276)
Probability (Spring 2017 MA 204)
Mathematical Statistics (Fall 2015 MA 376)
-MA 376, the senior seminar, can count if the topic is Statistics, such as the Advanced Data Analysis course we will offer in Spring 2019
-Students who have taken MS 104 are not eligible to take MS 204 (and vice versa)
-Other courses from outside the department which include a substantial statistics component may count towards the minor with permission of the statistics faculty.
-An independent study/honors project that involves substantial statistical analysis may also be used as one of the five courses toward an applied statistics minor.
-No more than two of the five units can be courses from outside the core statistics courses listed above.
-One credit courses do not count towards the minor