Program Contact: Jill Shahverdian 203-582-3663

The minor in Applied Statistics and Data Science is available to a student in any major. The six required courses are designed to develop students into critical consumers of data, who can work with data and present data in a way that tells a story, enabling effective decision-making and problem solving. Critical thinkers who can analyze data to help solve organizational problems are already in high demand and future growth is predicted to be robust.

Students who complete this minor will have a toolkit they can use in their daily lives, which can be applied to any field of study or career path.

The minor in Applied Statistics and Data Science requires six courses. Students are required to maintain a GPA of 2.00 or better for all courses used to fulfill the ASDS minor.

DS 110Introduction to Data Science3
Foundational Mathematics3-4
Probability and Data Analysis
Calculus of a Single Variable
Calculus I
Introductory Statistics3
Advanced Applied Statistics
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
Applied Statistics
Introduction to Statistics in Psychology
EC 365Econometrics3
Electives (take two courses from the following list)6
Advanced Econometrics
Data, Data Everywhere
Data Analytics Scenarios
Intermediate Special Topics
Tools for Data Science
Algorithms for Data Science
Applied Time Series Analysis and Forecasting
Data Visualization
Statistical Programming With R
Total Credits18-19