Analytics Minor

The objective of this minor is to provide a basic background in analytics for those interested in applications.

Students must complete five courses (20 credits) with a cumulative minimum grade point average of 2.0 and with no grade below a C- grade. Transfer course approval for the minor is limited to at most, two relevant courses successfully completed at another accredited institution, subject to syllabi review and approval. Some preparation in MATH 425: Calculus I and programming (CS 415: Introduction to Computer Science I, or COMP 425: Introduction to Programming) is required.

CS 417From Programs to Computer Science (Durham Students)4
or COMP 525 Data Structures Fundamentals
CS 457Introduction to Data Science and Analytics4
or DATA 557 Introduction to Data Science and Analytics
MATH 545Introduction to Linear Algebra4
MATH 645Linear Algebra for Applications4
Select one of the following:4
Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics I
Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics II
Neural Networks
Mining Massive Datasets
Total Credits20

For more information, contact Matthew Magnusson, program coordinator and minor supervisor, at