Mathematics and Statistics
Data science is an interdisciplinary field that is used to extract knowledge and insight from data. The minor in data science provides students with essential knowledge of data analytics and skills. The program covers a wide range of topics including data preparation and visualization, statistical modeling, programming, machine learning and data mining techniques.
Students enrolling in the data science minor should have normally completed a minimum of 30 credit hours of course work and be in good academic standing.
Students seeking a minor in data science must successfully complete the following requirements:
Courses used to satisfy the student’s degree program’s graduation requirements can be used towards meeting the requirements of the minor as follows:
The minor is open to all majors at AUS including business, engineering, sciences, social science and others.
Students pursuing two minors must meet the requirements of both minors. Courses used to satisfy the requirements of one minor can double count towards satisfying the requirements of the second minor provided that, at a minimum, 12 credit hours are not double counting.
Minor Requirements (6 credit hours)
Students must successfully complete the following requirements:
Minor Electives (minimum of 6 credit hours)
Students must successfully complete a minimum of six credit hours in courses selected from the following list: