Data Analytics Minor
Data Analytics combines statistical methods, programming skills and deep knowledge in a field of application to extract meaning from large, unstructured or complex data sets with the goal of informing policy, decisions, or scholarly research. This minor is designed for students who anticipate a career involving quantitative research methods or the ability to manage with the unstructured data sets that are common in many areas of business, government or scholarly inquiry. Students minoring in Data Analytics may not major in Data Analytics.
(19 semester hours)
Prerequisites for this program include:
- Introductory Statistics (AP Statistics, STA 261, STA 301, or ISA 225);
- Precalculus (MTH 104 or MTH 123 or MTH 125) or Calculus 1 (AP Calculus or MTH 151) or an ACT Math score of at least 26 or an SAT Math score of at least 600 or at least 16 on the Miami Math Placement Test.
|MTH 133||Mathematical Foundations of Data Analytics||4|
|STA 363||Introduction to Statistical Modeling||3|
|STA 308||Introduction to Programming and Scripting for Data Analytics||3|
|STA 309||Building, Managing and Exploring Data Sets in Analytics||3|
|ENG 285||Professional Communication for Data Analytics||3|
|PHL 286||Data, Ethics, and Society||3|
|Total Credit Hours||19|