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2020-2021 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
Applied Statistics Minor
Requirements for a Minor in Applied Statistics
The applied statistics minor is offered within the Department of Statistics and consists of seven courses (at least 21 credits).
One or two of the seven courses may be from a list of GVSU courses (called Application Cognate courses) that are accepted by the statistics department as applying statistical methodology.
Requires six credits, including:
- STA 215 - Introductory Applied Statistics (3 credits) OR STA 312 - Probability and Statistics (3 credits)
- STA 216 - Intermediate Applied Statistics (3 credits)
At least three courses (15 credits) must be completed from the following:
- STA 301 - Questionnaire Design and Execution (3 credits)
- STA 310 - Introduction to Biostatistics (3 credits)
- STA 311 - Introduction to Survey Sampling (3 credits)
- STA 314 - Statistical Quality Methods (3 credits)
- STA 315 - Design of Experiments (3 credits)
- STA 317 - Nonparametric Statistical Analysis (3 credits)
- STA 318 - Statistical Computing (3 credits)
- STA 321 - Applied Regression Analysis (3 credits)
- STA 418 - Statistical Computing and Graphics with R (3 credits)
- STA 419 - Statistics Project (3 credits)
- STA 426 - Multivariate Data Analysis (3 credits)
The remaining two courses may be from the previous list or may be from the applications cognates course list, available from the statistics department.
Students are strongly advised to meet with a member of the statistics faculty as soon as they decide to minor in applied statistics to develop specific plans for the courses outside of statistics.