The new Data Analytics minor prepares students for a data-driven world. It teaches students how to acquire, analyze, interpret and visualize data. It includes applications in a wide range of disciplines, including biology, economics, environmental science, business, history, languages and political science.
The minor requires six courses: one introductory computer science course, one statistics course, one course in data analysis, one course in data visualization, and two electives. The curriculum is summarized below:
The electives currently include:
- BIO 243: Bioinformatics
- BIO 324: Plant Ecology
- ENS 214: Geographic Information Systems
- STA 364: Big Data Analytics