The Business Administration Department offers a minor in Data Analytics which requires the completion of six courses.
Mission of the Minor Program
The Data Science minor offers students the opportunity to acquire an integrated set of computer science, mathematics and analytical skills needed to enter the field of data science. The minor is open to students from any major.
Students will gain experience using data analytics methodologies to solve real-world problems by analyzing extremely large data sets. The minor program ensures that participants will develop an analytical mindset, becoming familiar with relational and non-relational databases, as well as widely used statistical techniques.
Through the coursework, students will apply statistics, machine learning, text retrieval and natural language processing to analyze data and interpret results as appropriate to the domain-specific demands of their major fields of study.