Data Analytics Major

The Information Age has generated new “buzz words” such as Big Data and Business Analytics.  Skills in areas such as Data Science, Programming, Data Mining, Statistics and Modeling are becoming more important and applicable to all fields. Through the Data Analytics major, students will develop an understanding of the concepts and techniques of statistics, programming, data science, data mining and modeling.

Additionally, students will recognize the business applications for which data analytics are appropriate while becoming fluent in the use and understanding of data analytics terminology.

In addition to the specific major requirements described below, students must also complete the General Education Curriculum, and additional degree requirements for Arts and Sciences majors, including focused-course requirements, additional electives, and a Minor in Business Studies or Business Studies Major.

Course Title Credits
MA 214Intermediate Applied Statistic3
MA 252Regression Analysis3
CS 230Introduction to Programming with Python3
CS 350Database Management Systems3
MA 346Data Science3
MA 347Data Mining3
MA 380Introduction to Generalized Linear Models and Survival Analysis in Business3
MA 255Design of Experiments3
or EC 245 Time Series Analysis