Bachelor of Science Degree in Data Science

College of Natural Science

Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering (CMSE)

The Bachelor of Science degree in Data Science is designed to provide a solid background in data science through study of a broad range of computational techniques, mathematical modeling, practice in statistical thinking, ethical issues related to data, as well as in-depth exposure to application domains in data science. 

 

Degree requirements

Year 1 and 2 (~43 credits)

  • CMSE:
    • CMSE 201 (4 credits)
    • CMSE 202 (4 credits)
  • Statistics:
    • STT 180 (4 credits)
  • Computer Science:
    • CSE 232 (4 credits)
  • Math:
    • MTH 132 & 133 or Honors or LB 118 & 119 (7 credits)
    • MTH 234 or MTH 254H or LB 220 (4 credits)
    • MTH 314 (3 credits)
  • Physics:
    • PHY 183 & 184 or LB 273 & 274 (8 credits)
  • Chemistry:
    • CEM 151 & 152 or CEM 141 & 142 or LB 171 & 172 (7 credits)
    • CEM 161 (1 credits)
  • Biology:
    • BS 161 (3 credits)

Year 3 and 4 (~35 credits)

  • CMSE:
    • CMSE 381 (4 credits)
    • CMSE 382 (4 credits)
    • CMSE 495 (4 credits)
  • Computer Science:
    • CSE 331 (3 credits)
  • Statistics:
    • STT 380 (4 credits) or STT 441 & 442 (7 credits)
  • CMSE, Computer Science, STT, Math:
    • Select 400 level advanced data science courses (12 credits)

University Requirements

  • Tier 1 Writing:
    • WRA 101 (4 credits)
  • Integrative Studies in Social Sciences:
    • ISS 200-level (4 credits)
    • ISS 300-level (4 credits)
  • Interative Studeis in Arts & Humanities:
    • IAH 201-210 (4 credits)
    • IAH 211 or higher (4 credits)