Statistics is the study of the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data. The discipline is research-intensive and includes many interesting aspects such as probability and game theory, statistical modeling and analysis. All of these are applicable to virtually every field.
The Statistics Major or Minor is a great discipline to combine with other programs, such as Health Studies, Environmental Science, Public Policy, International Development Studies, Economics or Psychology, just to name a few.
Employment prospects for graduates in these fields are excellent, and students interested in co-op are encouraged to consider these streams. Studying Statistics is an excellent choice for students with strong quantitative skills and an interest in applying these skills to solve practical problems.