Data science runs on math. The mathematics concentration in the data science major offers additional upper-level coursework to give students deeper insights into the dynamic world of big data.

Course Information

MATHEMATICS CONCENTRATION COURSE MAP

Freshman Year Credits
DSCI 100 First Year Seminar in Data Science 1
CS 163 or 164 Introduction to Programming with Java 4
MATH 160 Calculus for Physical Scientists I (Section for Data Science majors) 4
CO 150 College Composition 3
ARTS/HUMAN 3
CS 165 Java Data Structures 4
MATH 161 Calculus for Physical Scientists II (Section for Data Science majors) 4
STAT 158 Introduction to R Programming 1
STAT 315 Statistics for Engineers and Scientists 3
BIO/PHYS SCI 4
Sophomore Year Credits
CS 220 Discrete Structures with Python 4
MATH 261 Calculus III 4
STAT 341 Statistical Data Analysis I 3
SOC/BEHAV 3
DSCI 235  Data Wrangling 2
DSCI 369  Linear Algebra for Data Science 4
MATH 151  MATLAB 1
STAT 342 Statistical Data Analysis II 3
BIO/PHYS SCI 3
HIST PERSP 3
Junior Year Credits
DSCI 320 Optimization Methods in Data Science 3
DSCI ELECTIVE (CS 270, ECON 202, 204, STAT 400, 420) 3-4
MATH ELECTIVE (MATH 301, 317, 331, 360, 417, 450, 455) 3
JTC 300 or CO 300 or CO 301B or CO 302 3
ELECTIVE 3
DSCI 335 Inferential Reasoning in Data Analysis 3
DSCI 336 Data Graphics and Visualization 1
DSCI ELECTIVE (CS 253, ECON 202, 204, STAT 430, 440, DSCI 473/475) 3-5
MATH ELECTIVE (MATH 317, 332, 430, 451, 460) 3
ARTS/HUMAN 3
Senior Year Credits
DSCI 445 Statistical Machine Learning 3
DSCI ELECTIVE (CS 253, 270, 320, 370, ECON 202, 204, 304, 306, STAT 400, 420) 3-5
MATH ELECTIVE (MATH 301, 317, 331, 360, 417, 450, 455) 3
GLOB/CULT 3
ELECTIVE 3
DSCI 478 Capstone Group Project in Data Science 4
DSCI ELECTIVE (CS 253, 270, 320, 370,  ECON 202, 204, 304, 306, STAT 430, 440, DSCI 473/475) 3-5
MATH ELECTIVE (MATH 317, 332, 430, 451, 460) 3
ELECTIVE 3

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