Offered by the Department of Statistics, Operations and Data Science, the Minor in Statistical Science and Data Analytics is open to all students.
Becoming a skilled user of data enhances career opportunities. Students in any major who wish to become proficient in the ability to select, utilize and apply quantitative and data analysis skills can pursue this minor.
Campus Location: Main
Lauren Burns, Deputy Chair and Academic Director
- Open to business or non-business students.
- Completion of MATH 1022/STAT 1001 or calculus with a minimum grade of C- is a prerequisite for some courses in this minor.
- Six courses are required (four of six must be taken at Temple University):
Course List Code Title Credit Hours BA 2501 Turning Numbers into Knowledge: Visualizing Data 1 3 Select one of the following: 1-4 Statistical Business Analyticsor STAT 2903 Honors Statistical Business Analytics Selected Topics in Statistical Business Analytics STAT 2521 Data Analysis and Statistical Computing 3 STAT 3502 Regression and Predictive Analytics 3 Select two of the following: 6 Business Analytics: Modern Data Science Techniques 1 Survey Design and Sampling Design of Experiments and Quality Control Applied Statistics and Data Science Time Series and Forecasting Models Nonparametric and Categorical Data Analysis Data Management, Missing Data, and Outlier Analysis Total Credit Hours 16-19
A minimum grade of C- or better is required for these courses.
- One of the following courses can be substituted for STAT 2103/STAT 2903 if required for the student's program:
Course List Code Title Credit Hours CEE 3048 Probability, Statistics & Stochastic Methods 3 SOC 1167 Social Statistics 3 SOC 3201 Statistical Methods in Sociology 4 MATH 3031 Probability Theory I 3 ECE 3522 Stochastic Processes in Signals and Systems 3 AS 2101 Actuarial Probability and Statistics II 3 ANTH 0825 Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences 4 POLS 0825 Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences 4 PSY 0825 Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences 4 SOC 0825 Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences 4
- A grade point average of 2.0 in the minor is required, as well as a minimum grade of C in each course (except where noted).
- 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.