Applied Statistics, Minor

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 18

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 9

Program Code: N031

The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements.

No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree.

At least six (6) credit hours must be earned in courses acceptable for residence credit by standards set forth by the Dodge College of Arts and Sciences, excluding transfer, correspondence, and examination (AP, CLEP, Advanced Standing) credit. Courses for the minor may not be taken Pass/ No Pass.

No single course may be used by a student to satisfy a major requirement and a minor requirement. A course may be used, however, to satisfy both a major support requirement and a minor requirement. 

Requests to substitute a minor requirement must be approved in writing by the Dodge College of Arts and Sciences.

Required Courses

  • No more than 6 credits hours may be taken from courses offered by the Gallogly College of Engineering (i.e., CS and/or DSA courses).
MATH 1743Calculus I for Business, Life and Social Sciences3
or MATH 1823 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Choose 3 hours in Introductory Statistics 13
Choose 3 hours in Intermediate Statistics 13
Choose 3 hours in Research Methods, Experimental Design, or Linear Algebra 13
Choose 3 hours in Statistical Computing 13
Choose 3 hours in Applied Statistics Experience or Advanced Elective 13
Total Credit Hours18

Lists of courses approved for each of these categories are maintained by the Data Scholarship Program.

  • Minors in the Dodge College of Arts & Sciences are available to all undergraduate students at OU. If the minor is officially declared, successfully completed, and noted on the graduation application, the student’s transcript will so indicate at the time the bachelor’s degree is posted.