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Minor Program in Data Science

MINOR PROGRAM IN DATA SCIENCE

Data Science is a popular and emerging field which has many applications in different domains. Due to the vast amount of data availability, storage possibility, and computation facilities, the need to process, analyze and understand data has become essential in addressing challenges across disciplines. Minor Program in Data Science provides relevant background and skills in statistics, programming, computation and different applications of data science to interested students.

Minor Program Curriculum in Data Science 

This minor program is open to all students whose major area is outside Computer Engineering.  6 courses should be selected from the following list, 4 of which cannot be the same or equivalent to the courses taken as part of a major program.

Mandatory Courses

CNG 230 C Programming / CNG 240 Programming with Python for Engineers (2-2)3
CNG 301 Data Structures (3-0)3
STAS 221 Statistics for Engineers I / CVE 303 Probability and Statistics for Civil Engineers / EEE 330 Probability and Random Variables / BUS 152 Statistics for Social Sciences (3-0)3 / PSYC 116 Statistics for Psychology I (3-2)4
CNG 351 Database Management Systems and File Structures (3-0)3

Restricted Electives (at least one of these course needs to be selected)

CNG 462 Introduction to AI (3-0)3
CNG 414 Introduction to Data Mining (3-0)3

Electives

CNG 352 Database Management Systems (3-2)4 
CNG 465 Introduction to Bioinformatics (3-0)3
CNG 414 Introduction to Data Mining (3-0)3
CNG 466 Fundamentals of Image Processing (3-0)3
CNG 483 Introduction to Computer Vision (3-0)3
CNG 499 Machine Learning (3-0)3
* Other electives approved by Minor Program Coordinator

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