Major: Behavioral Statistics
Degree Type: B.A. or B.S.
Minimum Degree Credits to Graduate: 120
University Degree Requirements
- Satisfactory completion of all requirements of the curriculum in which one is enrolled.
- Earn a minimum total of 120 credits in approved coursework. Some academic programs exceed this minimum.
- Satisfactory completion of the general education requirements as specified by the university.
- A minimum institutional GPA of 2.00 based on work taken at NDSU.
- At least 36 credits presented for graduation must be in courses number 300 or higher.
- Transfer Students: Must earn a minimum of 60 credits from a baccalaureate-degree granting or professional institituion.
- Of these 60, at least 36 must be NDSU residence credits as defined in #7.
- Within the 36 resident credits, a minimum of 15 must be in courses numbered 300 or higher and 15 credits in the major field of study.
- At least 36 credits must be NDSU resident credits. Residence credits include credits registered and paid for at NDSU.
For complete information, please refer to the Degree and Graduation Requirements section of this Bulletin.
University General Education Requirements
|College Composition I|
|College Composition II|
|Fundamentals of Public Speaking|
Upper Division Writing †
|Quantitative Reasoning (R) †||3|
|Science and Technology (S) †||10|
|Humanities and Fine Arts (A) †||6|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences (B) †||6|
|Wellness (W) †||2|
|Cultural Diversity (D) *†|
|Global Perspectives (G) *†|
May be satisfied by completing courses in another General Education category.
General education courses may be used to satisfy requirements for both general education and the major, minor, and program emphases, where applicable. Students should carefully review major requirements to determine if specific courses can also satisfy these general education categories.
- A list of university approved general education courses and administrative policies are available here.
|Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree – An additional 12 credits Humanities and Social Sciences and proficiency at the second year level in a modern foreign language. *||12|
|Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree – An additional 6 credits in Humanities or Social Sciences *||6|
Humanities and Social Sciences may be fulfilled by any course having the following prefix: ADHM, ANTH, ARCH, ART, CJ, CLAS, COMM, ECON, ENGL, FREN, GEOG, GERM, HDFS, HIST, LA, LANG, MUSC, PHIL, POLS, PSYC, RELS, SOC, SPAN, THEA, WGS, or any course from the approved list of general education courses in humanities and social sciences (general education categories A and B). These credits must come from outside the department of the student’s major.
|Behavioral Statistics Requirements|
|PSYC 111||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|PSYC Elective||200-400 Level Psychology Electives||6|
|PSYC 350||Research Methods I||3|
|PSYC 351||Research Methods II||3|
|PSYC Elective||400 Level Psychology Elective||3|
|STAT 330||Introductory Statistics (May satisfy general education category R)||3|
|STAT 331||Regression Analysis||2|
|STAT 462||Introduction to Experimental Design (Capstone)||3|
|STAT 470||Statistical SAS Programming||3|
|or STAT 471||Introduction to the R Language|
|Select two courses from the following:||6|
|Applied Survey Sampling|
|Introduction to Biostatistics|
|Select one course from 3 of the following 4 groups (A-D)|
|Group A - Social/Personality:||3|
|Experimental Social Psychology|
|Group B - Perception/Cognition:||3|
|Sensation & Perception|
|Memory And Knowledge|
|Attention & Thinking|
|Group C - Biological Bases of Behavior:||3|
|Group D - Individual Differences:||3|
|Experimental Developmental Psychology|
|The Psychology Of Aging|
|Child Psychopathology and Therapy|
|Capstone Experience: Select one of the following courses or have completed one course from each of the 4 groups (A-D):||2-3|
|History & Systems|
|Related Courses Required|
|ANTH 111||Introduction to Anthropology (May satisfy general education category B and D)||3|
|BIOL 126||Human Biology (May satisfy general education category S)||3|
|CSCI 114||Microcomputer Packages (May satisfy general education category S)||3|
|or MIS 116||Business Use of Computers|
|MATH 103||College Algebra (or higher level if needed as a prerequisite)||3|
|SOC 110||Introduction to Sociology (May satisfy general education category B)||3|
- Except for courses offered only as pass/fail grading, no course may be taken Pass/Fail.