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Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Data Science Minor

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The undergraduate minor program in data science will provide students with datadriven decision-making skills required to meet the demands of the data-driven workplace. This program stems from the Mathematical Sciences Department; however, data science is interdisciplinary and reaches into all areas within the University. Students within any field of study should consider this minor a complement to their degree and an enhancement to their marketable skills after graduation. Students with a minor in data science from Shenandoah University will enter the workforce not only with increased quantitative abilities but with a strong foundation in the pillars of data science - statistical analysis, computer science and real-world experience.

Required Courses/Credits:
DATA 101 Introduction to Data Analysis 3
MATH 207 Introduction to Statistics 3
MATH 208 Applied Statistics Concepts and Methods 3
DATA 301 Introduction to Data Mining and Pattern Discovery 3
DATA 302 Field Learning in Data Science 3
CSC 121 Computer Programming I 3
CSC 122 Computer Programming II 3
CSC 410 Introduction to Databases 3
Total: 24


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