Course Requirements

The applied statistics minor is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide students in many different majors with the fundamental skills necessary to do statistical analysis. A minimum of 15 credit hours is required to complete this minor. Students who intend to complete this minor are strongly encouraged to consult their academic adviser before they begin their junior year. Depending on their major, students are advised to include specific courses as electives in their plans of study. Students should consult their academic advisers to determine which requirements these other courses fulfill. There may not be more than a total of a two course overlap with other requirements whether within general education or within a major or a minor. Students in the minor must complete the requirements for a degree program and the following courses:

One of the following:.........................................................................    3 Cr.  

STAT 140 General Statistics
STAT 240 Statistical Analysis
PSY 201 Statistical Methods
IDS 205 Business Statistics
ECE 365 Probability & Statistics for Electrical & Computer Engineers
ECON/MATH/IDS 493 Seminar in Applied Statistics

 

                                                      

One of the Following :.........................................................................   3 Cr.

STAT/IDS 340 Statistics for Decision Making
ECON 325 Econometrics

 

 

Two courses from one or two of the following groups:..............................   6-7 Cr.

1. STAT/IDS 340 or ECON 325 not taken from above
2. One of the Following:
    POLS 260 Research Methods in Political Science
    PSY 202 Research Methods in Psychology
    SOC 320 Research Methods in Sociology
3. One or two of the following:
    STAT 341 Probability
    STAT 342 Mathematical Statistics
    STAT 344 Applied Probability and Statistical Decision Theory
    CE 202 Statistical Applications in Civil Engineering
    CS 325 Simulation and Modeling
    GEO 415 Advanced Geographic Information Systems
    GEO/MET 460 Data Analysis
    IDS 320 Management Science
Total hours:.....................................................  15-16 Cr

 










 

 

 

 

 

 

Actuarial Science majors may only use IDS/MATH 340 or ECON 325 to fulfill the minor requirements if the course is not used to fulfill actuarial science requirements. Actuarial science majors may not use MATH 341, MATH 342, or MATH 344 to fulfill the minor requirements.