Data 8 satisfies stats requirements across campus

The four-unit foundational Data Science course, Foundations of Data Science, or Data 8, satisfies the L&S Quantitative Reasoning requirement and the statistics requirement in most majors that require statistics.  

Majors that accept Data 8 to satisfy statistics requirements:

  • Business Administration (Stat 88 also required)
  • Conservation & Resource Studies
  • Development Studies
  • Economics (Stat 88 also required)
  • Forestry
  • Genetics & Plant Biology
  • Legal Studies
  • Microbial Biology
  • Molecular Environ Biology (under ESPM)
  • Nutritional Science-Molecular Toxicology
  • Nutritional Science-Physiology & Metabolism
  • Political Economy
  • Psychology
  • Social Welfare
  • Society and Environment
  • Sociology
  • Sustainable Environ Design
  • Urban Studies

The following are the only majors with a stats requirement that do not yet accept Data 8. 

  • Environ Econ & Policy
  • Mathematics-Teaching
  • Nutritional Science - Dietetics
  • Public Health