What it's all about
Statistics is the scientific application of mathematical principles to the collection, analysis, presentation and interpretation of data. The degree programs are designed to provide a balance between statistical theory and applications of statistical methods with an emphasis being placed on acquiring research, consulting and teaching skills.
Statistics can often be a foundation for several different careers including science, economics, health care, engineering, marketing and sports.
You might take classes such as:
Mathematical Statistics I and II
Graduates of this major go on to:
attend graduate school