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Appendix B: Applied Data Sciences Option (IST)

Recommended Academic Plan

 

Fall:  Semester 1

MATH 140* (GQ) Calculus w/ Analytic Geometry I

4

ENGL 15 (GWS) Rhetoric and Composition

3

IST110S* (FYS)(GS)

3

CMPSC 121* (Python introductory)

3

STAT 200* (GQ) Elementary Statistics

4

Total Credits:  17

Spring:  Semester 2

MATH 141* Calculus with Analytic Geometry II

4

IST 210* Organization

3

CMPSC 122* (Python/Scala intermediate)

3

GA, GH, GS, GN Course

3

GA, GH, GS, GN Course

3

Total Prescribed Course Credits: 16

Fall:  Semester 3

DS 200* Introduction to Data Sciences

3

MATH 220* Matrices (linear equations, matrix algebra)

2

IST 230* Discrete Math

3

STAT 184 Introduction to R

1

GA, GH, GS, GN Course

3

GA, GH, GS, GN Course

3

Total Credits:  15

Spring:  Semester 4

DS 220* Data Management for Data Sciences

3

STAT 318* Elementary Probability

3

STAT 380* Data Science through Statistical Reasoning and Computation

3

ENGL 202C Effective Writing Technical Writing (GWS)

3

GA, GH, GS, GN Course

3

Total Credits:  15

Fall:  Semester 5

DS 300* Data Privacy & Security

3

DS 310* Machine Learning & Data Mining

3

DS 330* Visualization & Visual Analytics

3

SRA 231 Decision Theory and Analysis

3

GA, GH, GS, GN Course

3

Total Credits:  15

Spring:  Semester 6

DS 320* Data Integration & Fusion

3

DS 340W* Applied Data Sciences

3

Option List A Course

3

CAS 100 A/B Effective Speech

3

GA, GH, GS, GN Course

3

Total Credits:  15

Fall: Semester 7

DS 402 Emerging Trends in Data Science

3

DS 410* Analytics at Scale

3

Option List B Course

3

Option List A Course

3

GA, GH, GS, GN Course

3

GHA Course

1.5

Total Credits:  16.5

Spring:  Semester 8

DS 440* Capstone

3

IST 441 or IST 337

3

Option List B Course

3

GA, GH, GS, GN Course

3

GA, GH, GS, GN Course

3

GHA Course

1.5

Total Credits:  16.5

 

List A (select 6 credits)

MATH 230 Calculus and Vector Analysis

3

CMPSC 441* Artificial Intelligence

3

CMPSC 450** Concurrent
                 Scientific Programming

3

CMPSC 452 Numerical Analysis

3

CMPSC 462* Data Structures

3

STAT 414** Probability Theory

3

STAT 415 Stochastic Modeling

3

STAT 416 Stochastic Modeling

3

Notes:

* Students planning to take these option selections should take CMPSC 360 rather than IST 230

** All of these courses require MATH 230, not a prescribed course for this Option, so it has been included as an option selection; both STAT 415 and STAT 416 build on STAT 414

 * Students planning to take these option selections should take CMPSC 360 rather than IST 230

** All of these courses require MATH 230, not a prescribed course for this Option, so it has been included as an option selection; both STAT 415 and STAT 416 build on STAT 414


 

List B (select 6 credits)

ASTRO 410 Computational Astrophysics

(requires three semesters of Physics)

3

HPA 470 Health Care Information Management

(requires HPA 101 and HPS 332)

3

HIST 490 Archival Management

3

LER 465 Collective Decision Making

3

IST/COMM 450B Digital Advertising

(requires IST/COM 310)

3

PL SC 429 Analysis of Elections

(requires PL SC 001)

3

PLSC 476 Empirical Legal Studies

(requires PL SC 001 and PL SC 309)

3

PLSC 404 Analysis of Public Policy in the States

(requires PL SC 001 and PL SC 309)

3

PLSC 447 Analysis of Foreign Policy

(requires PL SC 001 and PL SC 309)

3

PSYCH 458 Visual Cognition

(requires PSYCH 100 plus 6 other credits PSYCH)

3

SOC 429 Social Stratification

(requires 3 credits SOC)

3

SOC 423 Social Demography

(requires SOC 023 or SOC 422)

3

 

Appendix C: Computational Data Sciences (EECS)

Recommended Academic Plan

 

Fall:  Semester 1            

MATH 140* (GQ) Calculus with Analytic Geometry I

4

CMPSC 121* Introduction Python

3

STAT 200* (GQ) Elementary Statistics

4

GN, GS, GH or GA course

3

First-Year Seminar

1

Total Credits:  15

Spring:  Semester 2

MATH 141* (GQ) Calculus with Analytic Geometry II

4

IST 210* Organization of Data

3

CMPSC 122* Intermediate Python/Scala

3

ENGL 015 Rhetoric and Composition

3

GA, GH, GS or GN course

3

Total Credits:  16

Fall:  Semester 3

MATH 220* Matrices (linear equations, matrix algebra)

2

MATH 230* Calculus and Vector Analysis

4

CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

3

DS 220* Data Management for Data Sciences

3

GA, GH, GS or GN course

3

Total Credits:  15

Spring:  Semester 4

STAT 414* Introduction to Probability Theory

3

STAT 380* Data Science through Statistical Reasoning and Computation

3

ENGL 202C Effective Writing

3

GA, GH, GS or GN course

3

GA, GH, GS or GN course

3

Total Credits:  15

Fall:  Semester 5

DS 300* Data Privacy & Security

3

STAT 415* Mathematical Statistics

3

CMPSC 360* Discrete Mathematics

3

Course from Option LIST A below

3

GA, GH, GS or GN course

3

GHA course

1.5

Total Credits:  16.5

Spring:  Semester 6

DS 340W* Applied Data Sciences

3

CMPSC 465* Data Structures and Algorithms

3

CMPSC 448 Machine Learning

3

Course from Option LIST B below

3

GA, GH, GS or GN course

3

GHA course

1.5

Total Credits:  16.5

Fall: Semester 7

CMPSC 441 Artificial Intelligence

3

CMPSC 461 Programming Language Concepts

3

Course from Option LIST A below

3

Department List Course

3

GA, GH, GS or GN course

3

 Total Credits:  15

Spring:  Semester 8

DS 440* Capstone

3

CMPSC 440 Big Data Analytics

3

Course from Option LIST B below

3

Department List Course

3

GA, GH, GS or GN course

3

Total Credits:  16.5

 

List A (select 6 credits)

CMPEN 454 Fundamentals of Computer Vision

3

CMPSC 450 Concurrent Scientific Programming

3

CMPSC 451 Numerical Computations

3

CMPSC 455 Introduction to Numerical Analysis

3

CMPSC 456 Introduction to Numerical Analysis II

3

 

List B (select 6 credits)

CMPSC 431W Database Management Systems

3

EE 456 Introduction to Neural Networks

3

IST 441 Information Retrieval and Organization

3

STAT 416 Stochastic Modeling

3

STAT 440 Computational Statistics

3

 

 

Appendix D: Statistical Modeling Data Sciences Option (Science) Recommended Academic Plan

Fall Semester 1            

MATH 140* (GQ) Calculus with Analytic Geometry I

4

First-Year Seminar

1

CMPSC 121* Introduction Python

3

STAT 200* (GQ) Elementary Statistics

4

GN, GS, GH, or GA course

3

Total Credits: 15

Spring Semester 2

MATH 141* Calculus with Analytic Geometry II

4

IST 210* Organization of Data

3

CMPSC 122* Intermediate Programming

3

ENGL 015 Rhetoric and Composition

3

GN, GS, GH, or GA course

3

Total Credits: 16

Fall Semester 3

STAT 184* Introduction to R

1

MATH 220* Matrices (linear equations, matrix algebra)

2

MATH 230* Calculus and vector analysis

4

DS 220* Data Management for Data Sciences

3

GN, GS, GH, or GA course

3

CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

3

Total Course Credits: 16

Spring Semester 4

STAT 380* Data Science through Statistical Reasoning and Computation

3

STAT 462* Applied Regression Analysis

3

STAT 414* Probability

3

ENGL 202C Effective Writing

3

GN, GS, GH, or GA course

3

Total Credits: 15

Fall Semester 5

STAT/MATH 415* Mathematical Statistics

3

MATH 311W* or CMPSC 360* Discrete Math

3

CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

3

GN, GS, GH, or GA course

3

GHA course

1.5

 Total Course Credits: 13.5

Spring Semester 6

DS 340W* Applied Data Sciences

3

STAT 440* Computational Statistics

3

DS 300* Data Privacy and Security

3

GN, GS, GH, or GA course

3

IL or US course

3

Total Course Credits: 15

Fall: Semester 7

GHA course

1.5

Course from Option LIST A* below

3

Course from Option LIST B* below

3

GN, GS, GH, or GA course

3

US or IL course

3

Total Course Credits: 13.5

Spring:  Semester 8

Course from Option LIST A* below

3

DS 440 Capstone

3

Course from Option LIST B* below

3

GN, GS, GH, or GA course

3

GN, GS, GH, or GA course

3

Total Course Credits: 15

*C or better required

 

LIST A (6 credits required from this list):   

MATH 435 Basic Abstract Algebra

3

MATH 436 Linear Algebra or MATH 441 Matrix Algebra

3

MATH 451 Numerical Computations or MATH 455
Introduction to Numerical Analysis I

3

MATH 484 Linear Programs and Related Problems

3

STAT/MATH 416 Stochastic Modeling

3

STAT 461 Analysis of Variance

3

STAT 463 Applied Time Series Analysis

3

STAT 466 Survey Sampling

3

STAT 483 Statistical Analysis System Programming

3


LIST B (6 credits required from this list):

DS 310 Machine Learning for Data Analytics

3

DS 320 Data Integration & Fusion

3

DS 330 Visualization & Visual Analytics

3

DS 410 Analytics at Scale

3

DS 402 Emerging Trends in Data Science

3

IST 461 Database Management and Administration

3

CMPSC 441 Artificial Intelligence

3

CMPSC 448 Machine Learning and Algorithmic AI

3

CMPSC 461 Programming Language Concepts

3

CMPSC 465 Data Structures and Algorithms

3

CMPSC 440 Big Data Analytics

3