Requirements

Data science major required courses

Introductory courses (4.0 credits required)

DATA 151 Introduction to Data Science
COMP 151 Introduction to Programming
STAT 201 Statistics I
MATH 151 Calculus I

Intermediate and advanced courses (3.0 credits required)

COMP 152 Data Structures and Algorithms
STAT 202 Statistics II
DATA 240 Data Science Applications
COMP 347 Applied Machine Learning

Disciplinary courses (2.0 credits required)

Choose two courses in another program of study that introduce you to the discipline in which you plan to apply your data science skills and the ways in which data science is being used within that discipline. The following courses are pre-approved exemplars of possible choices of disciplines and courses. Students can pursue areas of interest not on this list, but the courses must be approved by the department.

Data Journalism, Public Relations & Communications

COMM 261 Media & Society
COMM 340 Research Methods

Bioinformatics

BIOL 150 Investigating Biological Concepts
BIOC 300 Bioinformatics

Capstone 

DATA 401 Senior Capstone: Research
DATA 402 Senior Capstone: Implementation


Data science minor required courses

Required courses (4.0 credits required)

DATA 151 Introduction to Data Science
COMP 151 Introduction to Programming
STAT 201 Statistics I
DATA 240 Data Science Applications

Choose one course from the following two courses

COMP 152 Data Structures and Algorithms
STAT 202 Statistics II