Majors & Minors



The statistics minor is designed for students in any major who are interested in developing broad statistical skills.

It is also ideal for those considering graduate work in statistics, analytics, actuarial science or a related discipline. The curriculum fosters a foundational understanding of probability and statistics.

As a statistics minor at Union, you will:

  • produce high-quality data from randomized scientific studies
  • analyze data using regression and more advanced machine learning methods
  • develop software skills, including statistical programming languages

The statistics minor requires a minimum of six courses, including five core courses and one elective. For students who demonstrate proficiency in basic statistics outside of STA104 (or alternative courses), the minor will require four core courses and two electives.