May 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin 
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Data Science Minor

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A minor in Data Science introduces students to the skills for acquiring, managing, visualizing, mining, and modeling data. Students learn some tools and techniques for working with Big Data and using machine learning for making predictions.

Total Credits - 18

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Know how to collect, clean, anonymize, and manage data from different sources in a convenient system for analysis.
  • Understand issues and solutions for storing, managing, and analyzing large-scale data sets.
  • Apply techniques to understand, visualize, identify, and communicate trends in data.
  • Identify appropriate tools, algorithms, mathematical techniques and models to perform desired analysis; understanding limitations and pitfalls.
  • Know what questions can be asked within an appropriate ethical, legal, and Christian framework.
  • Respect individual rights and privacy when collecting and handling human data.
  • Consider the implications of decisions made using data.

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