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2022/2023 University Catalog 
2022/2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Statistics Minor

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(SIMS Code: 776369)

Students considering a minor in statistics are encouraged to consult with their major adviser and with the minor adviser in statistics. Courses in the minor may not be counted toward the major, but may be used to satisfy preparation for the major and general education requirements, if applicable. A minimum of six upper division units must be completed at San Diego State University.

Required Courses

The minor in statistics consists of a minimum of 15 units in statistics to include


For Statistics STAT 550  and STAT 551A , students must satisfy lower division calculus and linear algebra prerequisites

Combination of Courses

The minor program includes a combination of courses in applied statistical methods, computer-oriented data analysis, probability, and mathematical statistics, which can be tailored to the student’s major, academic, or professional interests.

Actuarial Science

For example, business students interested in actuarial science may wish to consider a minor comprising

Social, Behavioral, and Natural Sciences

Students in the social, behavioral, and natural sciences who are particularly interested in applications and data analysis may wish to consider a minor comprising

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