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Mathematics & Statistics

Minor in Quantitative Methods

The quantitative methods minor offers students a way to complement and enhance their major, while receiving valuable training in quantitative research. Students take 20 credit hours of coursework including statistics, calculus, and applied calculus classes. Through coursework, students gain knowledge of statistics and how to apply research methods to real world data. Completing a minor makes an undergraduate degree more appealing to potential employers and further prepares students for graduate school. The minor requires 20 credit hours with grades of C or better and with at least 12 credit hours unique to the minor.


Course Requirements

  • CSC-280 Introduction to Computer Science I (4) 
  • MATH-310 Linear Algebra (3) 
  • MATH-211 Applied Calculus I (4) or MATH-221 Calculus I (4)
  • MATH-222 Calculus II (4) 
  • Two courses in statistics numbered STAT-3xx or above: students may select only one of STAT-302 Intermediate Statistics, or STAT-514 Statistical Methods for credit toward the minor.

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