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Department Mathematics & Statistics
College Science, Engineering & Technology
Program Website
Undergraduate Degree Type(s) BS
Program Description Statistics in this department is designed to provide a basic theoretical background for statistical inference and some techniques and practice in applying the theory. Courses in statistics would be useful for anyone as a tool in another area of study or as preparation for more advanced study of statistics.
The department offers both a major and a minor in Statistics. The major provides a background in statistics, mathematics, and computer science to enable students to pursue a career in business, industry, or actuarial science as well as advanced study in statistics.
Admission Requirements Admission to major is required for enrollment in 300 and 400 level courses. Requirements for admission are:
  • a minimum of 32 earned semester credit hours
  • a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 (C)
  • completion of at least 10 credits in Mathematics and Statistics counting towards the major with a 2.5 GPA.
Application for admission forms are available in the College Advising Center, Trafton C-125.
Other Requirements Students choose from the following options: applied mathematics track, biological sciences track, computer science track
Academic Bulletin A full description of the program including class listings and class descriptions are listed in the Academic Bulletin.
Program Contact Information Department of Mathematics and Statistics
273 Wissink Hall
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-1453
Fax: 507-389-6376
College Advising All Statistics majors are assigned to an academic advisor to assist them in planning their major program.
Additional advising support is available at:
College of Science, Engineering & Technology Advising Center
Ken Adams, Student Relations Coordinator
125 Trafton Science Center C.
Mankato, MN 56001

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