Degree Requirements

Data Science and Predictive Analytics

Required Courses

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

Undergraduate Data Science students with CS Option may apply for admission to the accelerated MSCS program once they have successfully complete CSIS 343.

Students admitted to the accelerated bachelor's to master's program are able to complete a maximum of 9 credit hours of 600-level MSCS courses in place of Data Science electives -- CSIS 355, CSIS 429, or CSIS 435.  Students will be able to count these credit hours as both undergraduate and graduate credits applied to the MSCS graduate program and their corresponding undergraduate program.  The directed electives available to students admitted to the accelerated bachelor's to master's program include CSIS 630, CSIS 631 and CSIS 634.

Degree Description

Department of Computer Science and Information Systems

124 South Hall

Hossein Najafi - Chair, Ahmad Abuhejleh, Ruxin Dai, Jacob Hendricks, Arpan Jani, Tony Varghese

The vision of the College of Business and Economics is to be a community of choice and the regional leader in the acquisition, study, application and sharing of business, economics and information technology knowledge. Consistent with this vision, the College is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.