Jul 16, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

REAL Studies Minor in Scientific and Quantitative Reasoning (R)


A minimum of 15 credits in courses designated “R” within the REAL Curriculum, with at least 3 credits at the 300-400 level. Coursework must include classes with at least 2 different prefixes. Students cannot cross-credit courses to simultaneously complete both this minor and a traditional minor/certificate. Students are allowed to cross-credit courses from the R Studies minor with major programs if permissible by the major.

The “R” designation of a course is granted by the REAL Council, and published in the course catalog. “R” designated courses cover mathematics, natural science, and/or related areas.

R (Scientific and Quantitative Reasoning) Area Courses:

Learning Goal: To apply scientific and quantitative reasoning to questions about the natural world, mathematics, or related areas.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students apply scientific and quantitative information to test problems and draw conclusions.
  • Students evaluate the quality of data, methods, or inferences used to generate scientific and quantitative knowledge.

Total Credit Hours for Minor 15