Data Science Curriculum

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit
Hours
Spring Semester Credit
Hours
ACAD1001 First Year Experience 2 CPTR1100 Programming I 3
ENGL1001 English Composition I 3 ENGL1003 Writing About Literature 3
INFO1300 Information Systems in Organizations 3 PSYC1001 Introduction to Psychology 3
MATH2200 Statistics 3 MATH3200 Multivariate Statistics 3
MATH2001 Functions and Pre-calculus or 3 MATH2202 Calculus I or 3
MATH2202 Calculus I MATH2302 Calculus II
14 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit
Hours
Spring Semester Credit
Hours
CPTR1400 Programming II 3 CPTR2300 Data Structures 3
CPTR2400 Database Management 3 Health Elective 3
MATH2400 Discrete Math 3 MATH2302 Calculus II or 3
INFO2500 Data Visualization 3 Open Elective
Science Elective w/Lab 4 Communications Elective 3
Science Elective 3
Open Elective 3
16 18

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit
Hours
Spring Semester Credit
Hours
CPTR3400 Data Warehousing or 3 INFO3901 Data Science Practicum 3
Approved Elective INFO4200 Predictive Analytics 3
MATH3305 Linear Algebra 3 CPTR4100 Machine Learning 3
PHIL3001 Ethics 3 Specialization Requirement 3
Specialization Requirement 3 Open Elective 3
Social Science/Humanities Elective 3
15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit
Hours
Spring Semester Credit
Hours
GAME4115 Artificial Intelligence or 3 INFO4500 Data Science Policy and Strategic Management 3
Computer Science Elective History Elective 3
INFO4300 Big Data Analysis 4 Global Awareness and Diversity Elective 3
Social Science Elective 3 Open Elective 3
Open Elective 3 Specialization Requirement 3
Specialization Requirement 3
16 15
Total Credits: 124

Students graduating with a B.S. in Data Science must complete a specialization.  Specializations are generally 12 credits but may require prerequisite coursework in order to enroll in courses within the specialization.

Bioinformatics Specialization
(12 credits)*
BIOL3200 Biostatistics 3 cr.
BIOL3500 Genetics 3 cr.
BIOL 4000 Level Elective 3 cr.
CHEM3003 Biochemistry 3 cr.
*Note: Bioinformatics also requires the following prerequisites
BIOL1001 Biology I 4 cr.
BIOL1002 Biology II 4 cr.
CHEM1001 Chemistry I 4 cr.
CHEM1002 Chemistry II 4 cr.
Business Analytics Specialization
(12 credits)
INFO3300 Business Analytics 3 cr.
MGMT2200 Principles of Management and Leadership 3 cr.
And at least six credits from the following list:
MGMT2805 Project Planning & Control 3 cr.
MGMT3100 International Business 3 cr.
MGMT3105 Business Research Methods and Applications 3 cr.
MGMT3205 Organizational Behavior 3 cr.
MGMT3290 Human Behavior in Organizations 3 cr.
MGMT3300 Contemporary Economics 3 cr.
MGMT3400 Human Resource Management 3 cr.
MGMT3600 Management Decisions Making and Problem Solving 3 cr.
MGMT3800 Management Information Systems 3 cr.
MGMT3805 Project Team Management 3 cr.
MGMT3806 Influence, Decision Making and Problem Solving in Project Management 3 cr.
MGMT3960 Budget and Performance Measurement 3 cr.
MGMT4190 Statistical Techniques for Managers 3 cr.
MGMT4195 Leadership, Communication and Change 3 cr.
MGMT4201 Compensation and Benefits 3 cr.
MGMT4300 Managing in the Global Economy 3 cr.
MGMT4400 Current Issues in Strategic Planning 3 cr.
Crime and Policing Analytics Specialization
(12 credits)
SOCI2001 Criminology 3 cr.
SOCI4001 Data Analysis 3 cr.
And at least six credits from the following list:
JUST2202 Crisis Intervention in Criminal Justice 3 cr.
JUST2203 Corrections, Systems & Process 3 cr.
JUST2204 Victimology & Victim Services 3 cr.
JUST2207 Police and the Community 3 cr.
JUST2209 Probation and Parole 3 cr.
JUST3001 Police Administration and Management 3 cr.
JUST3100 Threat Assessment and Management 3 cr.
JUST3200 Criminal Procedure and Evidence 3 cr.
JUST4001 Research in Criminal Justice 3 cr.
JUST4100 Directed Study in Criminal Justice and Legal Studies 3 cr.
PSYC2400 Forensic Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC2405 Correctional Psychology 3 cr.
Cyberterrorism Analytics Specialization
(12 credits)
CPTR2800 Information Security and Information Technology Fundamentals 3 cr.
JUST3100 Threat Assessment and Management 3 cr.
And at least six credits from the following list:
CPTR2801 Information Security Threat Landscape and Attacker Motivation 3 cr.
CPTR2802 Defending and Attacking Modern Networked Computer Systems 3 cr.
CPTR3801 Information Security Incident Handling 3 cr.
CPTR4801 Emerging Technologies and Implications for Information Security 3 cr.
JUST2800 History of Modern Terrorism 3 cr.
JUST2802 Terror Group Aims, Motivations and Beliefs 3 cr.
JUST3802 Future and Emerging Trends in Terrorism 3 cr.
JUST3803 Cyberterrorism 3 cr.
JUST4100 Directed Study in Criminal Justice and Legal Studies 3 cr.
Financial and Risk Analytics Specialization
(12 credits)
INFO3300 Business Analytics 3 cr.
MGMT2200 Principles of Management and Leadership 3 cr.
And at least six credits from the following list:
ACCT2004 Entrepreneurial Accounting 3 cr.
ECON2001 Microeconomics 3 cr.
ECON2002 Macroeconomics 3 cr.
MATH3700 Quantitative Methods for Management 3 cr.
MGMT3200 Financial Management 3 cr.
MGMT3300 Contemporary Economics 3 cr.
MGMT3490 Accounting for Managers 3 cr.
MGMT3500 Finance for Managers 3 cr.
MGMT3960 Budget & Performance Measurement 3 cr.
Health Analytics Specialization
(12 credits)
At least three credits from the following list:
NURS3100 Research in Nursing 3 cr.
PSYC4005 Research Methods in Behavioral Science w/Lab 4 cr.
SOCI4001 Data Analysis 3 cr.
And at least nine credits from the following list:
BIOL3200 Biostatistics 3 cr.
EXSC2203 Personal and Community Health 3 cr.
EXSC3201 Consumer Health 3 cr.
EXSC3205 Drugs and Society 3 cr.
HLTH1206 Medical Terminology 3 cr.
NURS3102 Business in Nursing 3 cr.
NURS3200 Technology and Nursing Informatics 3 cr.
NURS3600 Community Health Nursing 4 cr.
NURS4001 Nursing in a Global Society 3 cr.
PSYC2107 Experimental Social Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC4007 Advance Research Methods in Psychology 1 cr.
SOCI2100 Women of the World: Health, Social Challenges, and Solutions 3 cr.
Marketing and Consumer Analytics Specialization
(12 credits)
INFO3300 Business Analytics 3 cr.
MKTG2104 Principles of Marketing 3 cr.
And at least six credits from the following list:
MKTG2101 Advertising 3 cr.
MKTG2104 Principles of Marketing 3 cr.
MKTG3001 Marketing Management 3 cr.
MKTG3005 Consumer Behavior 3 cr.
MKTG3105 Global Marketing 3 cr.
MKTG3300 Customer Engagement 3 cr.
MKTG4001 Marketing Research 3 cr.
MKTG4105 International Marketing 3 cr.
MKTG4200 Retail Marketing 3 cr.
MKTG4300 Marketing Seminar 3 cr.
MKTG4400 Advanced Topics in Marketing 3 cr.

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