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  Oct 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin

Data Science Minor


Degree Requirements Department of Computer Science and Engineering  
Department of Statistics     

The Minor in Data Science is jointly offered by the Department of Statistics and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.  It is designed for students in any discipline that uses large data sets, including the sciences, engineering, business, mathematics, and the social sciences.

Degree Requirements (18-19 Hours)

Prerequisites (8 hours):


Minor Requirements (18 or 19 Hours):


Required Foundation Course (3 or 4 Hours):


Core Computing Courses (6 Hours):


Elective Course - one course from the following (3 Hours):


Options requiring no additional pre-requisites. 

Options requiring additional pre-requisites.

Note:


The Data Science Minor is designed for students in any discipline that uses large data sets, including Biology, Business, Mathematics, Psychology, etc. Choosing the correct courses is more complicated for students majoring in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, and Statistics.

Course Substitutions


No course used to satisfy a Carolina Core, major, or other minor requirement may be used for the Data Science Minor. In the event of conflict, any elective course may be substituted for a required course in this minor.

Administration of the Minor


Curricula and other decisions of the minor will be made by a committee composed of two faculty appointed by the Chair of Statistics and two faculty appointed by the Chair of Computer Science and Engineering.