Studying Statistics at Simmons

Our students are analytical thinkers and problem solvers — critically aware of the big picture, and able to extrapolate high-level data and apply it to real-life situations.

Students sitting in class

Take a look at the big picture.

You'll cultivate skill and confidence through experiential projects — like computer laboratory investigations, cooperative study groups and independent learning — designed to address each student's needs.

Our faculty are sensitive to diverse learning styles as well as the changing workplace. You'll understand the basics and the advanced scientific concepts necessary to excel in any mathematics field. Our students thrive in careers and graduate study in industries like finance, scientific programming, medicine and teaching.

In addition to a minor in Statistics, content in the current Statistics major will be transitioning to the new Mathematical Sciences major beginning in Fall 2024, pending approval.

The minor in statistics consists of:

STAT227 Intermediate Statistics: Design & Analysis 4
STAT229 Regression Models 4
STAT338 Probability 4
STAT339 Statistical Theory 4

and one of the following:

STAT228 Introduction to Data Science 4
MATH319 Financial Mathematics 4
MATH343 Mathematical Modeling 4
STAT345 Stochastic Processes 4