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Data Science Minor

Phone: 843.953.5730
Paul Anderson, Director

The data science minor provides students an introduction to the field by developing their quantitative abilities in statistics and in data mining and giving students a broad overview of the field with some practical applications of data mining, programming, and databases.

The primary goal of the data science minor is to increase the quantitative and analytical learning outcomes to students of all degree programs at the College who complete the minor. The curriculum of the minor exposes students to the nature of data science and builds a small skill set in data mining.

Minor Requirements

Credit Hours: 19+

In addition to completing the requirements for this minor, students must also complete the minor requirements specified in the Academic Regulations section of this catalog.

Data Science (6 credit hours)

Course NameTerm TakenGrade
DATA 101 Introduction to Data Science (3)
DATA 210 Dataset Organization and Management (3)

Computer Science (4 credit hours)

Course NameTerm TakenGrade
CSCI 220 Computer Programming I (3)

Prerequisite(s): CSCI 120 or CSCI 140 or CSCI 180 or CSCI 215 or MATH 105 or MATH 111 or higher math or permission of the department.

Corequisite(s): CSCI 220L 

CSCI 220L Programming I Laboratory (1)

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): CSCI 220.

Mathematics (9-10 credit hours)

Course NameTerm TakenGrade
MATH 105 Calculus for Business and Social Sciences (3)

Prerequisite(s): Placement or MATH 101 or MATH 111


MATH 120 Introductory Calculus (4)

Prerequisite(s): Placement or C- or better in MATH 111 


MATH 250 Statistical Methods I (3)

Prerequisite(s): Placement or MATH 105 with a C- or better or MATH 111 or MATH 120


MATH 350 Statistical Methods II (3)

Prerequisite(s): MATH 250; and either MATH 120 or MATH 105 with a C- or better; or permission of the instructor.


  • No more than 12 credit hours from CSCI 399 may be applied towards the program requirements.
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