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2019-2020 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Data Analytics Comprehensive, B.S.


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Curriculum for a Comprehensive Major in Data Analytics


Students in the program must select one of two areas of concentration: advanced data analytics, or biology. Student must satisfy requirements for their selected concentration, for the data analytics core, and for the Shepherd University Core Curriculum.

Total hours required (including free electives), 120 Hours:


Data Analytics Core, 62 Hours:


The following are requirements for all concentrations within the Data Analytics major. Individual concentrations have additional requirements.

Advanced Analytics Concentration, 31 Hours:


Four-Year Course Progression

Data Analytics, Advanced Analytics Concentration
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MATH 207 1 Calculus I (MA) 4   MATH 208   Calculus II 4
DATA 118   Intro to Data Analysis 3   CIS 104   Intro to CIS 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 History 3
Elective 1 Natural Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics) - 1 of 3 4   Elective 1 Natural Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics) - 2 of 3 4
Core Curriculum 2 GSPE 210 (Fitness for Life) 3   FYEX 101 1 First-Year Seminar 1
ENGR 100   Freshman Seminar 1       TOTAL 15
    TOTAL 18          
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MATH 307   Linear Algebra 3   MATH 314 1 Statistics 3
Elective   Natural Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics) - 3 of 3 4   MATH 254   Discrete Mathemetics 3
Elective 2 Social Sciences 3   CIS 211   Computer Language Concepts 3
Elective 2 Arts 3   Elective 2 Social Sciences 3
ENGL 104 1 Science and Technical Writing 3   Elective 2 Humanities 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
MATH 309   Calculus III 4   MATH 318   Numerical Analysis 3
MATH 321   Probability and Statistics 3   CIS 321   Data and File Structures 3
CIS 234   Intro to Networking 3   CIS 388   Database Mgt Systems 3
CIS 314   Advanced Comp Lan Concepts 3   Elective   CIS 310 or 372 3
Core Curriculum 2 Humanities 3   Elective 2 Social Sciences 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
DATA 489   Data Capstone Project 1   DATA 490   Data Capstone Project 2
MATH 329   Mathematical Modeling 3   DATA 418   Big Data Analytics 3
Elective   CIS 324, 332, or 361 3   MATH 354   Operations Research 3
ENVS 390   Geographic Info Systems 3   Elective   CIS 310 or 372 3
Elective   Business 3   Elective   Business 3
    TOTAL 13       TOTAL 14
                 
              DEGREE TOTAL 122
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Biology Concentration, 31-32 Hours:


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