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Data Science Minor


The data science minor is available to all students, regardless of major, and is particularly attractive when combined with a major in business, mathematics or science.

Data Science Minor

The minor in data science requires 18 credit hours, three courses are required, and then students choose three electives:

  • DATA 200 Intro to Data Science*

  • DATA 210 Exploratory Data Analysis*

  • DATA 220 Analytic Models*

  • CMSCI 120, 125 Introduction to Computer Science I & II

  • CMSCI 359 Database Management Systems

  • MATH/CMSCI 489 Modeling and Simulation

  • MATH 364 Linear Algebra

  • MATH 387 Probability

  • MATH 388 Operations Research

  • Choose two electives and a statistical methods course from: BIOL 205, ECON 403, BUS 344, PSCI 355, PSYCH 200 and SOC 404

* required

Mathematics majors who minor in data science may not apply MATH 387, MATH 388, MATH/CMSCI 489 as both mathematics and data science electives. Students must decide on one or the other. Similarly, computer science majors who minor in data science may not apply CMSCI 359 and MATH/CMSCI 489 as both computer science and data science electives


Declaration of Major and Declaration of Minor forms are available through the registrar's office.

 
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