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Data Science Minor


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The Data Science Minor program serves students from all academic disciplines and seeks to provide computer literacy and competence to enhance career opportunities within one’s discipline. The data science minor requires 18 semester hours:  two foundation courses (6 Cr.) in Data Science, one foundation course in Statistics (3 Cr.) and any 9 credits worth of courses from the approved list of courses or other courses as approved by the Minor in Data Science Program Coordinator. Students must earn a C or higher in the eighteen hours of course work that constitute a minor.

Requirements for the Minor:

Foundation Courses (9 Credits)

     1. Introduction to Data Science (CSC 1315 )(Offered in any Fall semester)

     2. Applied Data Science (CSC 2315 ) (Offered in any Spring semester)

     3. Statistics Course: Choose one (MAT/SOC/PSY/GER 2326, MAT 3310 , QBA 2325 , EXS 2310 )

Breadth Courses (9 Credits)

Choose any three of the Breadth courses:

BIO 3305 - Topics in Bioinformatics   

BIO 4277 - Investigation and Research III   

CHE 3236 - Investigations and Research   

PHY 3233 - Investigations and Research  

PHY 3340 - Computational Physics   

CSC 3355 - Principles of Database Management  /CIT 3355 - Principles of Database Management   

CSC 4310 - Big Data and Cloud Computing Systems  /CIT 4310 - Big Data and Cloud Comp. Systems   

CSC 4355 - Database Management Design and Development  /CIT 4355 - Database Management System Design  

CSC 4395 - Artificial Intelligence  

ECO 3316 - Applied Econometrics and Forecasting   

EXS 3306 - Epidemiology for Public Health Practice  

GEO 4342 - GIS Concepts and Techniques  /JUS 4342 - GIS Concepts and Techniques  

GEO 4345 - Applied Urban Studies Lab  

HCM 3304 - Introduction to Health Information Management   

HCM 3306 - Population Health  

HCM 4302 - Health Care Policy, Organization, and Finance  

MIS 2350 - Business Intelligence Concepts   

MIS 3330 - Information Systems Concepts   

MIS 4322 - Global Electronic Commerce   

QBA 3370 - Statistics and Quantitative Methods of Business   

QBA 3377 - Operations Management   

MKT 4372 - Social Media Marketing   

MGT 4349 - Services and Quality Management  

MAT 3312 - Biostatistics   

MAT 4333 - Methods of Regression/Analysis of Variance  

MAT 4356 - Mathematical Statistics I   

MAT 4370 - Introduction to Experimental Design  

SOW 3302 - Social Work Research  

SOW 4302 - Applied Social Work Research   

JUS 4302 - Writing & Research in Justice Studies II   

JUS 3345 - Strategic Approaches to Community Safety  

PSY 3402 - Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology II   

POS 3349 - Methodological Behavior Foundations in Political Science   

Directed study/Independent Study/Internship/Co-op courses/Special Topic with approval of program coordinator.

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