The department of mathematics offers a data science track in our BS Mathematics Degree Program. This track is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in data science and analysis. Below are the math and statistics requirements for the track as of Fall 2020. For the prerequisite structure see this flow chart. Feel free to ask any of the math department faculty about pursuing data science track.
B.S. Data Science Track  
Core Courses (18 hours)  
Course No  Course  Credit Hrs  Prerequisite  Semester Offered 
MATH 1496  Calculus I  4  C or better in MATH 1390 and MATH 1392; or C or better in MATH 1580; or equivalent 
Fall, Spring, & Summer 
MATH 1497  Calculus II  4  C or better in MATH 1496.  Fall, Spring, & Summer 
MATH 2471  Calculus III  4  C or better in MATH 1497  Fall, Spring, & Summer 
MATH 3320  Linear Algebra [Upper Core : I] 
3  MATH 1497 or MATH 2330  Fall, Spring, & Summer 
MATH 4371  Intro to Probability [Upper Core : R] 
3  MATH 1497  Fall, Spring, & Summer 
Required Courses (22 hours)  
MATH 2441  Mathematical Computation  4  MATH 1497 or concurrent enrollment in MATH 1497  Fall 
MATH 3311  Statistical Methods  3  MATH 2441, or MATH 1496 & CSCI 1470, or equivalent or consent of instructor  Fall, Spring & Summer 
MATH 4373  Regression Analysis  3  MATH 3311 (C grade or higher) or consent of instructor  Fall 
MATH 3391  Nonparametric Statistics  3  MATH 3311 or consent of instructor  Fall 
MATH 3392  Multivariate Analysis  3  (MATH 3311 and MATH 3320) or consent of instructor  Fall 
MATH 4391  Machine Learning  3  MATH 4373 or consent of instructor  Spring 
MATH 4395  Practicum in Data Science [Future Upper Core: Z] 
3  MATH 4391  Spring 
Elective Courses (6 hours)  
MATH 4372  Intro to Statistical Inference  3  MATH 4371 or consent of instructor  Spring 
MATH 4374  Intro to Stochastic Processes  3  MATH 4371 or consent of instructor  Spring 
MATH 4392  Time Series and Forecasting  3  MATH 4373 or consent of instructor  Spring 
MATH 4381  Special Topics (e.g. Experimental Design, Social Network Analysis, etc) (May be taken multiple times if topics differ) 
3  Consent of instructor  Fall, Spring 
Other Requirements  

Version Fall 2020
Faculty in Data Science
The faculty in the mathematics department have a wide variety of interests. Those that have an expressed interest in data science are: