Data Science Minor
Learn to Make Data-Guided Decisions
The Interdisciplinary Data Science Minor is intended to offer students a path to gain real-world skills in handling and understanding data. This minor encompasses three primary areas: (1) Hacking Skills – computer science, programming skills, algorithm development, and database management; (2) Math & Statistics Knowledge – numeracy, data in context, probability distributions, sampling, and experimental design; and (3) Substantive Expertise – subject-matter knowledge in an area outside of computer science and statistics, hypothesis/question development, and research methods.
Computer programming and algorithm development
Obtaining, cleaning, and manipulating large data sets
Exploring data using the tools of statistics
Data visualization and graphics
Hypothesis generation and testing
Application of subject matter knowledge to data-based problems
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