Apr 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Data Science Minor


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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).

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.

Elective Course


Students may not double-count any advanced course(s) taken from the above course lists. Independent study courses may not be used to fulfill this requirement.

Total: 24 Credit Hours


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