Statistics and Analytics Minor

Minor Requirements

Required Courses

DATA 100INTRODUCTION TO DATA SCIENCE

3

DATA 122ELEMENTARY STATISTICS

3

 

DATA 260INTERMEDIATE STATISTICS WITH SPSS

3

or

DATA 261INTERMEDIATE STATISTICS WITH R

3

 

DATA 422APPLIED STATISTICS

3

DATA 424REGRESSION ANALYSIS

3

Alternatives to DATA 122 are: DATA 228, EC 210, or PO 105.

Elective Courses

Two courses from the following list of application area and theoretical foundation courses:

COM 369SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY & ANALYTICS

3

COM 373SPORTS PROMOTION & FAN ENGAGEMENT

3

EPA 412EXERCISE TESTING AND PRESCRIPTION I

3

ER 304SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

3

MT 242INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR ALGEBRA

3

MT 421MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS

3

PO 203POLITICS & MAPPING

3

PO 205HEALTHCARE ACCESS IN LATIN AMERICA

2

PO 300POLITICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH METHODS

3

PS 301EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN AND ANALYSIS IN PSYCHOLOGY

4

PS 401ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY

3

PS 435TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS

3

SC 350SOCIOLOGICAL RESEARCH METHODS I

3

SC 351SOCIOLOGICAL DATA ANALYSIS

3

Students are responsible for completing any pre- or co-requisites for the courses on this list.

Students may submit an academic petition for an application area course that is not on this list.

Total Credit Hours: 21

Program Learning Goals for Statistics

Students will:

  1. Develop an in-depth integrated knowledge in applied statistics, beginning with an introductory course and extending through Regression Analysis and Applied Statistics
  2. Encounter applications of statistics within a partner discipline, such as Mathematics, Psychology, Biology, or Economics.
  3. Communicate statistical results and present interpretations of statistical analysis both in writing and orally.
  4. Apply appropriate statistical methods to previously encountered or closely-related research problems.
  5. Apply appropriate statistical methods to research problems not previously encountered.
  6. Apply appropriate technology in the analysis of real or realistic research problems.