Data Sciences Major (B.S.)

Program Requirements

Data Sciences Requirements
SCIF 110Introduction to Science Informatics3
or CSIT 104 Computational Concepts
CSIT 111Fundamentals of Programming I3
CSIT 112Fundamentals of Programming II3
CSIT 212Data Structures and Algorithms3
CSIT 230Computer Systems3
CSIT 337Internet Computing3
CSIT 355Database Systems3
CSIT 356Data Sciences I: Computational Techniques in Data Sciences3
CSIT 456Data Sciences II: Data Engineering and Applied Data Sciences Techniques3
CSIT 497Undergraduate Research I3
or CSIT 491 Cooperative Education in Computer Science and Information Technology
Mathematics Requirements
CSIT 270Discrete Mathematics3
STAT 401Applied Statistics for the Sciences3
MATH 116Calculus A4
or MATH 122 Calculus I
Tracks
Complete one of the tracks listed below for a total of 35-44 semester hours:35-44
Total Credits75-84

Computer Science Track

Computer Science Required
CSIT 365Information Assurance and Security3
CSIT 416IT Project Management3
CSIT 440Principles of Data Mining3
Computer Science Electives
Complete 15 semester hours from the following:15
Fundamentals of Programming Languages
Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
Operating Systems
Artificial Intelligence
Multimedia Computing
Compiler Construction
Parallel and Distributed Computing
Introduction to Robotics
Systems Administration
Web Services
Computer Architecture
Mobile Computing
Computer Security
Image Processing
Computer Graphics
Scientific Computing
Honors Seminar in Computer Science
Topics in Computer Science for Undergraduates
Undergraduate Research II
Probability
Domain Knowledge
Complete one domain knowledge path from the following:11-12
Biology Domain Knowledge Path
BIOL 112Principles of Biology I4
BIOL 113Principles of Biology II4
BIOL 213Introduction to Ecology4
or BIOL 230 Cell and Molecular Biology
Chemistry Domain Knowledge Path
CHEM 120General Chemistry I4
CHEM 121General Chemistry II4
CHEM 230Organic Chemistry I3
Physics Domain Knowledge Path
PHYS 191University Physics I4
PHYS 192University Physics II4
Complete 1 course from the following:3-4
Mechanics
Electricity and Magnetism
Electronics and Digital Circuits
Astronomy
Linguistics Domain Knowledge Path
LNGN 210Introduction to General Linguistics3
LNGN 300Syntax3
LNGN 331Phonetics3
LNGN 445Natural Language Processing3

Bioinformatics Track

Biology Requirements
BIOL 112Principles of Biology I4
BIOL 113Principles of Biology II4
BIOL 230Cell and Molecular Biology4
BIOL 380Genetics4
BIOL 450Medical Microbiology3
CHEM 370Biochemistry I3
BIOL 487Statistical Genomics3
or STAT 487 Statistical Genomics
Chemistry/Biochemistry Requirements
CHEM 120General Chemistry I4
CHEM 121General Chemistry II4
CHEM 230Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 231Organic Chemistry II3

Cheminformatics Track

Chemistry/Biochemistry Requirements
CHEM 120General Chemistry I4
CHEM 121General Chemistry II4
CHEM 230Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 231Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 232Experimental Organic Chemistry I2
CHEM 370Biochemistry I3
CHEM 372Experimental Biochemistry I2
Cheminformatics Electives
Complete 15-16 semester hours from the following:15-16
Principles of Biology I
Principles of Biology II
Cell and Molecular Biology
Genetics
Molecular Biology
Experimental Molecular Biology
Virology
Microbial Genetics
Statistical Genomics
Genomics
Probability
Information Assurance and Security
IT Project Management
Principles of Data Mining
Undergraduate Research II