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Degree Requirements – Minor

Core Requirements

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
STOR 155
Introduction to Data Models and Inference
Foundations of Statistics and Data Science
STOR 305
Introduction to Decision Analytics
Introduction to Optimization 1

1 If both STOR 305 and STOR 415 are taken, students may use one course to fulfill the core requirement and one course to fulfill the elective requirement.


Three courses from among:

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
STOR 215Foundations of Decision Sciences3
STOR 305Introduction to Decision Analytics3
STOR 320Introduction to Data Science 24
STOR 415Introduction to Optimization3
STOR 435Introduction to Probability 33
STOR 445Stochastic Modeling3
STOR 455Methods of Data Analysis3
STOR 471Long-Term Actuarial Models3
STOR 472Short Term Actuarial Models3
STOR 475Healthcare Risk Analytics3
STOR 515Dynamic Decision Analytics3
STOR 520Statistical Computing for Data Science 24
STOR 535Probability for Data Science 33
STOR 538Sports Analytics3
STOR 555Mathematical Statistics3
STOR 556Time Series Data Analysis3
STOR 557Advanced Methods of Data Analysis3
STOR 565Machine Learning3
STOR 572Simulation for Analytics3

2 Students may not receive credit for both STOR 320 and STOR 520.

3 Students may not receive credit for both STOR 435 and STOR 535.

In addition to the program requirements students must:

  • take at least nine hours of their minor “core” requirements at UNC–Chapel Hill
  • earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in coursework taken at UNC-Chapel Hill in the minor core