The statistics concentration in the data science major provides a strong foundation of applied and theoretical statistical knowledge to empower successful data wranglers.

Course Information

STATISTICS 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 4
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, MATH 301, 317, 331, 360, 450) 3-4
STAT ELECTIVE (STAT 305, 400, 420, 460) 3
JTC 300, CO 300, 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, 270, ECON 202, 204, MATH 317, 332, 451, DSCI 473/475) 3-5
STAT ELECTIVE (STAT 421, 430, 440, 460, 472) 3
ARTS/HUMAN 3
Senior Year Credits
DSCI 445 Statistical Machine Learning 3
DSCI ELECTIVE (CS  253, 270, 320, 370, ECON 202, 204, 302, 304, MATH 301, 317, 331, 360, 450) 3-4
STAT ELECTIVE (STAT 305, 400, 420, 460) 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, 302, 304, MATH 317, 332, 451, DSCI 473/475) 3-5
STAT ELECTIVE (STAT 421, 430, 440, 460, 472) 3
ELECTIVE 3

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