statistic is a bit like accounting. you do the assigned exercises again and again until you can do these in your sleep and then as a field of study it become extremely easy. anyone interested in 'science' or modern day production systems or quality control should see the full value of statistics.
on most occasion figuring out what is the appropriate 'test' and or distribution applies is the really difficult part of apply statistics. using in inappropriate statistical test or assuming the inapproiate distribution is usually how folks 'lie' thru the use of statistics.
One of my majors was math, so I took a number of probability & statistics classes. I liked the probability more than the stats. After all these years I couldn't tell you the difference between a Chi-Square and Poisson distribution.
My older brother took 4 years of university in electronics and once he graduated decided he wanted to do something different and took another 4 years in metallurgy. But that's one thing about education, no one can take it from you! :mrgreen: