Applied Statistics, Minor

Minor in Applied Statistics (347002M)

The Minor in Applied Statistics provides non-Statistics majors with an opportunity to gain practical data science skills that are useful in both employment settings and graduate programs. 

The following information has official approval of the Department of Statistics and the Buchtel College of Arts & Sciences, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this minor is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.

The following courses constitute a “Minor in Applied Statistics” and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall for the minor to be noted on the student’s record. Please refer to the University Requirements for Minor Areas of Study for specific graduation information regarding minors.


Required Courses13
Total Hours22

Required Courses

STAT:261Introductory Statistics I 12-4
or STAT:250 Statistics for Everyday Life
or STAT:260 Basic Statistics
STAT:262Introductory Statistics II 12
STAT:462Applied Regression and ANOVA4
STAT:480Statistical Data Management3
STAT:495Statistical Consulting1-3
Total Hours12-16


Complete nine credits 29
Total Hours9