Undergraduate Students

Students wanting to earn the undergraduate minor in Applied Statistics should contact the Department of Experimental Statistics (225-578-8303) as early in their program as possible to set up an advising appointment to schedule their minor coursework in order to help ensure that they will be able to graduate on time.


SAS and JMP software information
EXST course list

Undergraduate Minor in Applied Statistics (18 credits total)

Students must declare their minor area with the Academic Counselor in the College of Agriculture for the minor to appear on the student's official transcript. Upon completion of the minor, students must have a minimum GPA of 2.00 on all work taken in the minor field for both the LSU grade point average and the overall grade point average.

NOTE: The student must complete all requirements in the minor program no later than the semester of graduation from the major degree program.

Required courses (12 credits)

Course Title Credits
EXST 2201 Introduction to Statistical Analysis 4
EXST 3201 Statistical Analysis II 4
EXST 4050 Principles and Theory of Statistics 4

Electives selected from the following list (6 credits):

Course Title Credits
EXST 2215 Exploratory Statistical Data Analysis 3
EXST 4012 Introduction to Sampling Techniques 3
EXST 4025 SAS Programming 3
EXST 4087 Special Topics in Applied Statistics 3
EXST 4142 Introduction to R and Statistical Data Mining 3