2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Data and Decisions (DTDC) Minor

I. Introductory Restricted Elective
Select one of the following: 13
Introduction to Business Analytics and Business Intelligence
Introduction to Computational Thinking (Pathways Concept 5f – Foundational Quantitative and Computational Thinking)
Digital Planet (Pathways Concept 5f – Foundational Quantitative and Computational Thinking)
Introduction to Data in Social Context (Pathways Concept 5f – Foundational Quantitative and Computational Thinking)
Data in Our Lives (Pathways Concept 5f – Foundational Quantitative and Computational Thinking)
Introduction to Urban Analytics
and Introduction to Urban Analytics
and Urban Analytics for Decision-Making (Pathways Concept 5a – Advanced Quantitative and Computational Thinking)
Subtotal3
II. Core Requirements
BDS 2005Fundamentals of Behavioral Decision Science (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
CMDA 2014Data Matter (Pathways Concept 5a – Advanced Quantitative and Computational Thinking)3
Subtotal6
III. Restricted Electives - Applying Data and Decisions
Select two of the following:6
Fundamentals of Behavioral Decision Science (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)
Advanced Modeling for Business Analytics
Data Governance, Privacy and Ethics (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities)
Environmental Data Science (Pathways Concept 5a – Advanced Quantitative and Computational Thinking)
Introduction to Remote Sensing
Community Analytics
Topics in the History of Data in Social Context (Pathways Concept 1a – Advance Discourse Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities)
Digital History
Epidemiologic Concepts of Health and Disease
Modeling Infectious Diseases
Research Methods in Political Science
Quantitative Approaches to Community Research (Pathways Concept 5f – Foundational Quantitative and Computational Thinking)
Social Research Methods
Statistics for Social Science (Pathways Concept 5a – Advanced Quantitative and Computational Thinking)
Urban and Regional Analysis
Subtotal6
IV. Data and Decisions Capstone Requirement
BIT/MGT 4854Analytics in Action (Pathways Concept 1a – Advance Discourse Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities)3
Subtotal3
Total Credits18
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Three 1-credit SPIA modules will count as one class for this section.

Prerequisites

Some courses listed on this checksheet may have prerequisites. Students are required to double check course prerequisites and equivalents. Please see your advisor or consult the Undergraduate Course Catalog for more information.

Acceptable Substitutions

CS 1014 Introduction to Computational Thinking: CS 1114 Introduction to Software Design or CS 1064 Introduction to Programming in Python or CS 1054 Introduction to Programming in Java or CS 1044 Introduction to Programming in C

STAT 3604 Statistics for Social Science: STAT 3005 Statistical Methods or STAT 3615 Biological Statistics or CMDA 2005 Integrated Quantitative Sciences1

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If CMDA 2005 Integrated Quantitative Sciences is taken for an Applying Data & Decisions Restricted Elective, 9 credits of Applying Data & Decisions Restricted Electives will be required for the minor, making the total minor requirements 21.

Minimum GPA

For the courses attempted for this minor, the student must have a GPA of 2.0 or better.

Number of Credits

18 total credit hours are required to complete the minor.