CAS Core Requirements Credits
Total 42
Program Required Courses Credits
DSC 110 - Survey of Software Tools 1
DSC 130 - Exploring Data 3
DSC 225 - Programming I or MAT 225 - Computer Programming w/ MATLAB 3
DSC 260 - Data Visualization 3
DSC 301 - Introduction to Database Design/SQL 3
DSC 344 - Machine Learning 3
DSC 480 - Data Science Practicum 3
MAT 120 Statistics or MAT 150 - Statistics for Life Sciences Credits included in Core
MAT 190 - Calculus I 4
MAT 220 - Linear Algebra 3
Total 26
Elective Requirements Credits
DSC 205 - Introduction to Data Analysis and Modeling 3
DSC 270 - Data Structures and Algorithms 3
DSC 325 - Programming II 3
DSC 410 – Data Mining 3
DSC 420 – Predictive Modeling 3
DSC 490 – Topics in Data Science 3
GIS 364 – Spatial Data Analysis 3
MAT 195 – Calculus II 3
MAT 212 – Discrete Mathematics 3
MAT 323 – Applied Regression Analysis 3
MAT 340 – Graph Theory with Applications 3
MAT 405 – Introduction to Numerical Analysis 3
Program Elective Courses* 15-17
Open Elective Courses (needed to reach 120) 35-37
Total 52-54

*Select at least five courses from the list, with at least one selected from among DSC 410, DSC 420, and DSC 490.

Totals Credits
CAS Core Requirements 42
Program Requirements 26
Elective Requirements 52-54
Minimum Required Total Credits 120

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