Rhode Island College

2018-2019 Catalog


Data Science Minor


Learning Goals

Writing in the Discipline

Department of Accounting and Computer Information Systems

Department Chair:
Lisa Bain

Computer Information Systems Program Faculty: Professor Bain; Assistant Professor Guo; Associate Professors Choi, Hayden

Students must consult with their assigned advisor before they will be able to register for courses. A graded writing assignment is required in every course.

Course Requirements

A minor in data science consists of a minimum of 20 credit hours (five courses), as follows:

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MATH 177Quantitative Business Analysis I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 248Business Statistics I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CIS 252Introduction to Information Systems

4

Fall, Spring, Summer
CIS 470Introduction to Data Science

4

Fall.
CIS 472Data Visualization

4

As needed.

Total Credit Hours: 20