Statistics Minor

  • Open to business or non-business students.
  • Become proficient in the ability to select, utilize, and apply quantitative and data analysis skills to your major field of study. Skilled users of data enhance their career opportunities.
  • Actuarial Science, HRM, Finance, MIS, and Marketing majors will benefit as well as students in all undergraduate business majors.
  • Completion of STAT 2103/STAT 2903 is a prerequisite for the courses in the minor. (Please note that STAT 2103/STAT 2903 has additional prerequisites.) 
  • One of the following courses can be substituted for STAT 2103/STAT 2903 if required for the student's program:
    CEE 3048Probability, Statistics & Stochastic Methods3
    PSY 1167Foundations in Statistical Methods3
    PSY 2168Inferential Methods in Psychology3
    SOC 1167Social Statistics3
    SOC 3201Statistical Methods in Sociology4
  • A minimum grade of C is required for this prerequisite.
  • Four courses required (three of the four courses must be completed at Temple University):
    Select four of the following:12-13
    Statistical Reasoning & Games of Chance
    Intermediate Statistics
    Data Analysis and Statistical Computing
    Survey Design and Sampling
    Design of Experiments and Quality Control
    Intermediate Business Statistics
  • A grade point average of 2.0 in the minor is required as well as a minimum grade of C- in each course.
  • Courses cannot be used to meet minor requirements if already used to meet the requirements for a major or a different minor or certificate.
  • Courses for the minor must be completed prior to graduation; if completed, the minor will be recorded on the final transcript upon graduation.
  • To declare or rescind this minor, visit the Fox School of Business and Management.

Interested students should discuss with their home college advisors how the courses in the minor will fit into their overall degree plan and are strongly encouraged to declare the minor early in their academic career.