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Data Science Minor

Math and Computer Science

Overview

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is dedicated to the preparation of students for a dynamic future. Our faculty develop curricula that will challenge your curiosity, employ your inventive facilities, and allow you to enjoy the triumph of discovery. We follow Euclid's rigorous approach to mathematics while exploring modern topics like sustainability.

Our faculty are active researchers who provide an outstanding learning environment for students. Their research interests are diverse and include pure mathematics, applied mathematics, computer science, functional analysis, algebra, differential geometry, and topology. 

Courses

Required:

Calculus MTH 1220 or MTH 1730: 4 credits
Statistics MTH 1020, MTH 1210, or equivalent: 3-4 credits
CSC 1380 Introduction to Computer and Data Science: 3 credits

Electives (6 credits):

MTH 1040 Mathematical Models for Decision Making: 3 credits
MTH 3310 Design and Analysis of Algorithms: 3 credits
MTH 3320 Introduction to Machine Learning: 3 credits
MTH 3970 Topics in Applied Mathematics: 3 credits
MTH 4970 Independent Research in Statistics and Its Applications: 3 credits

Only academic programs approved by NYSED are eligible for federal and state aid: NYS Inventory of Registered Programs http://www.nysed.gov/heds/IRPSL1.html.  Minors are not recognized by NYSED therefore associated courses are only eligible for federal or state aid consideration when required by a major or when also used to satisfy a core or general elective requirement.

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