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Statistics Minor Information

If you are thinking about applying for the statistics minor program and have questions, you can make an appointment to speak to one of our faculty advisors. Advisors are based on the last name of students.

Minor Advisor

Conditions for Admission

Students must successfully complete a three-course introductory sequence with grades of B- or better in all sequence courses before applying to the Statistics minor. A list of the introductory sequence can be found via the catalog link in the minor description below. 

Minor Application Submission

If you would like to submit a Statistics Minor Application please follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the application below to complete and submit it via Adobe Sign. Your application will be routed to the minor advisor for review.
  2. Send the minor advisor an email to schedule a time to discuss your application.

If approved, your advisor will sign and forward your application to the Department Chair for their approval. Once approved your name will be added to the statistics minor email list and your application will be forwarded to the Registrar's Office for processing. Please allow up to 6-8 weeks for your minor to be posted to your student portal.

Dropping the Minor

If you declare the statistics minor and then later decide you don’t want to finish it, you should request to officially “drop” the minor using a form on this page: (The form itself is toward the bottom of the page). Dropping a minor that you won't be pursuing will expedite your degree checkout process upon graduation and help avoid delays in obtaining your diploma.

Minor Description & Requirements

Use the links below to see a general description of the Statistics minor program and the current catalog requirements for the Statistics minor.

Students must successfully complete a three-course introductory sequence with grades of B- or better in all courses before applying to the statistics minor. See the Cal Poly catalog requirements for the list of introductory sequences. Courses in these sequences cannot be taken credit/no-credit; however, students may take up to eight units of elective courses in the minor using credit/no-credit grading. Students must also ensure that the University's policies for credit/no-credit grading are also met.

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