Data Science Concentration

This concentration is recommended for students interested in a career as a Data Science professional or pursuing graduate study in disciplines with a strong data analysis component. Data Science is the art and science of transforming raw data into deliverable data products in order to help businesses or government agencies make more informed decisions.

The 15 credits of upper-level courses must include: 

MATH 4740/MATH 8746Introduction to Probability and Statistics I

3 credits

MATH 4750/MATH 8756Introduction to Probability and Statistics II

3 credits

STAT 4410/STAT 8416Introduction to Data Science

3 credits

STAT 4420/STAT 8426Exploratory Data Visualization and Quantification

3 credits

 

One 3 credit elective from the following:

MATH 4300/CSCI 8306/CSCI 4300/MATH 8306Deterministic Operations Research Models

3 credits

MATH 4310/CSCI 8316/MATH 8316/CSCI 4310Probabilistic Operations Research Models

3 credits

STAT 4430/STAT 8436Linear Models

3 credits

STAT 4440/STAT 8446Time Series Analysis

3 credits

B.S. Degree Additional Requirement

Cognate Area: at least 18 credits

Choose one of the following: 

  •  Minor in Business Administration for Non-Business Majors
  •  Minor in Management Information Systems
  •  18 credits of an approved Cognate Area outside the Math Department

 

B.A. Degree Additional Requirement

Foreign language through the intermediate level.