Bachelor of Arts in Data Science
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Bachelor of Arts in Data Science

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General Education


Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy 1
Shared Skills and Proficiencies
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition 3
HMXP 102      Human Experience 3
CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing 3
Oral Communication Met in major with DSCI 402 (pending approval) 0
Technology Met in major with CSCI 207/327 0
Intensive Writing Met in major with CSCI 327 0
Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with another requirement 0-3
Physical Activity See approved list 1
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines    
Global Perspectives See approved list


Historical Perspectives See approved list


Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives


Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators 6
Humanities and Arts See approved list; must include 2 designators 6
Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses) 3-4
    Quantitative Skills Met in major with MATH 201 and 202 0
   Natural Science See approved list; must include one lab science.   (3-4)
Subtotal   32-36
Requirements in the Major  


   MAED 200 Intro to Mathematica 1
   MATH 201,* 202,*  Calculus I, II 8
   MATH 300 Linear Algebra 3
   MATH 341 Statistical Methods 3
   MATH 544 Regression Modeling 3
   CSCI 207*, 208* Intro to Comp Sci I & II 8
   CSCI 210 Programming Tools 1
   CSCI 271 Algorithm Analysis and Data Structures 3
   CSCI 327 Social Implications of Computing 3
   CSCI 355 Database Processing 3
   DSCI 101 Data Science Seminar 1
   DSCI 201 Introduction to Data Science 3
   DSCI 401 Data Mining 3
   DSCI 402 Data Science Capstone 3
   DSCI elective above 299   3
Minor   15-24
Foreign Language Requirement   3-8^
General Electives   8-26


^ This requirement may be met by a satisfactory score on a recognized examination or by passing any foreign language course numbered 102 or any course with 102 as a prerequisite. 

*C- or better required.

Not more than 36 hours in any one subject designator may be applied toward the major for a BA degree.

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

Last Updated: 9/15/20