Oct 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Data Science Minor

Today’s world is data-driven. Data science is an exciting field, with its emphasis on using data to describe and understand the world around us. It applies ideas and methods from statistics, computer science, and optimization to find innovative solutions to important problems in many areas. Graduates that combine data science knowledge with fields like management science are in high demand.

The minor in data science requires a minimum of 24 credit hours (eight courses). Students must complete the mathematics and data science core courses before proceeding to the advanced courses.

Requirements for the Minor

Core Courses (15 Credit Hours)

Elective Courses (9 Credit Hours)

Three courses from the following categories. All three courses may not be from the same category. Students majoring in mathematics or statistics should complete at least two of these electives with courses outside their major.

Advanced Statistics for Data Science

Advanced Data Science Methodology

Advanced Elective Course

Students may not double-count any advanced course(s) taken from the above course lists.

Capstone Course

Total: 24 Credit Hours