The Statistics department does not offer an undergraduate major. Undergraduate students interested in preparing for graduate studies in Statistics should consider these options:

  1. Statistics Undergraduate Minor
  2. Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Statistics Option ( (See page 3 for a description of the Statistics Option  and pages 7 and 8 (PDF) for the Mathematics Statistics Option course checklist.) The Statistics option offers Mathematics majors an opportunity to concentrate their senior level course work in the area of statistics and probability after completing core junior and lower-division mathematics requirements. This degree option is designed to allow a focus on the study of the mathematical theory underlying statistics while simultaneously developing expertise in statistical applications. This option provides excellent preparation for graduate study in Statistics.


Undergraduate students wishing to earn a Statistics undergraduate minor should take a completed Change of Undergraduate Program form to the College of Science Dean's office in 128 Kidder for approval.


You may come to the Statistics Department office and pick up a packet containing information and necessary forms.