Research & Data Analysis  
Required Courses and Study Options (36-37 CH)

Core Courses (21 CH)
The curriculum of the Research and Data Analysis program is built around a core of required areas and courses, comprising seven courses.

I. Two Required Areas: One Course From Each Area (6 CH; advisor approval required)

A. Introductory Statistics or Applied Statistics Area
ECON 2123 Business Statistics or PSYC 2303 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences or MATH 3203 Probability & Statistics I

B. Advanced Statistics or Advanced Applied Statistics Area
ECON 4513 Applied Statistics for Business or PSYC 4443 Advanced Statistical Applications or MATH 3003 Linear Algebra

II. Five Required Courses (15 CH)
A. MATH 2004 Calculus and Analytical Geometry I
B. PSYC 3414 Research Methods and Analysis
C. ENGL 3233 Technical and Business Writing
D. PHIL 2713 Critical Thinking
E. PSYC 2301 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences Laboratory


Areas of Concentration [15-16 CH; must include capstone; required courses as listed or approved substitute(s)]

Students may specialize in one of three areas: business, social science, or mathematics and statistics. Students who select the business concentration may specialize in marketing, economics, or finance. Each concentration requires 15 to 16 CH of course work, which must include a capstone course.

I. Business – Choose from one of the following concentrations:

A. Specialization in Marketing
ECON 2113 Principles of Microeconomics
MKTG 3013 Marketing Principles
MKTG 3023 Marketing Analysis
MKTG 3313 Consumer Behavior
MKTG 4213 Marketing Research

B. Specialization in Economics
ECON 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 2113 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 3xx3 or ECON4xx3 Elective (varies)
ECON 4521-6 Applied Research or Internship in Economics

C. Specialization in Finance
ECON 2113 Principles of Microeconomics
ACCT 2113 Financial Accounting
FIN 3023 Business Finance
FIN 3213 Investments
FIN 4421-6 Applied Research or Internship in Economics

II. Concentration in Social Science
PSYC 2813 Psychology of Personality
PSYC 2503 Industrial Psychology or PSYC 3203 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 3403 Social Psychology or PSYC 2213 Cognitive Psychology
PSYC 4313 Psychological Tests and Assessment
PSYC 4102 Jr./Sr. Research Seminar I and PSYC 4201 Jr./Sr. Research Seminar II

III. Concentration in Mathematics and Statistics
MATH 2104 Calculus and Analytical Geometry II
MATH 2203 Calculus III
MATH 4203 Probability and Statistics II
MATH 3303 Ordinary Differential Equations
MATH 4992 Independent Study

General Education and Other Electives
All undergraduate students complete a liberal arts general education curriculum that forms the basis for learning and thinking. The general education curriculum is described in detail in the Oklahoma City University Undergraduate Catalog. All students must earn a minimum of 124 CH of courses in their chosen major, general education, and electives.

Schedule of Course Offerings
Student schedules will vary depending on their area of concentration. All classes included in the degree program are offered on a regular basis and are included in published schedules.