UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Degree Requirements

Data Science and Predictive Analytics

Required Courses

CIDS 161 Programming I 3 cr.
CIDS 162 Programming II 3 cr.
CIDS 215 Information System 3 cr.
CIDS 225 Web Development 3 cr.
CIDS 235 Object Oriented Programming 3 cr.
CIDS 237 Data Structures 3 cr.
CIDS 239 Introduction to Data Science 3 cr.
CIDS 333 Database Management Systems 3 cr.
CIDS 334 Data Visualization 3 cr.
CIDS 339 Massive Data Storage and Retrieval 3 cr.
CIDS 452 Applied Machine Learning 3 cr.
CIDS 488 Capstone Data Science Practicum Project 3 cr.

MATH 166 Calculus I 4 cr.
MATH 167 Calculus II 4 cr.
MATH 236 Discrete Mathematics 4 cr.
MATH 256 Linear Algebra 3 cr.
MATH 326 or ECON 326 Applied Statistics 3 cr.
MATH 327 Applied Regression Analysis 3 cr.
ECON 426 Econometrics 3 cr.

In addition to the required core of courses, students must take an additional 12-15 credits in one of the areas of Computer Science, Mathematics, Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, Economics or GIS.

Degree Description

Department of Computer, Information, and Data Sciences


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www.uwrf.edu/CIDS

Tony Varghese - Chair, Ahmad Abuhejleh, Jacob Hendricks, Arpan Jani, Hossein Najafi, David Romano