Academic Catalog

Data Science Minor

The Data Science Minor combines mathematical modeling, computational thinking, and inferential reasoning to draw conclusions from data in the world around us.  Students learn the tools used by data scientists and engage in the interdisciplinary problem-solving needed to make sense of data and effectively communicate findings.


No more than 15 credits from a student's major or other minor may overlap with minor requirements.

COMP 17100Principles of Computing Science I4
MATH 11100Calculus I4
MATH 11200Calculus II4
Select one from the following:3-4
Statistics for Business, Economics and Management
Statistics for the Health, Life, and Social Sciences
Statistical Analysis
Statistics in Psychology
MATH 24600Intermediate Statistics3
MATH 34800Modern Data Science with R3
Restricted Electives
Choose two courses from the following:6-8
Principles of Computer Science II
Introduction to Data Structures
Algorithms and Data Structures
Intelligent Systems
Econometrics I
Calculus III
Linear Algebra
Total Credits27-30