Data Science Minor

The data science minor in the Department of Statistics at Western Michigan University is oriented towards statistical computing.

program requirements

Required (seven hours)

  • STAT 2600: Statistics Using R  (four hours)
  • STAT 4640: Intro to Statistical Computing (three hours)

Choose three electives (nine hours)

  • STAT 5680: Regression Analysis (three hours)
  • STAT 5850: Applied Data Mining (three hours)
  • STAT 5860: Computer Based Data Analysis (three hours)
  • An approved quantitative research course from student's home department