Rhode Island College

2020-2021 Catalog


Data Science Minor


Data Science Minor


Department of Computer Science and Information Systems

Department Chair:
Lisa Bain

Computer Information Systems Program Faculty: Professor Bain; Associate Professor Hayden; Assistant Professor Perry

Students must consult with their assigned advisor before they will be able to register for courses.

Course Requirements

A minor in data science consists of a minimum of 24 credit hours (six courses), as follows:

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MATH 177Quantitative Business Analysis I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
-Or-

MATH 212Calculus I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
 

MATH 240Statistical Methods I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
-Or-

MATH 248Business Statistics I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
 

CIS 252Introduction to Information Systems

4

Fall, Spring, Summer
 

CIS 301Introduction to Computer Programming in Business

4

Fall, Spring.
-Or-

CSCI 157Introduction to Algorithmic Thinking in Python

4

Fall, Spring.
 

CIS 470Introduction to Data Science

4

Fall.
CIS 472Data Visualization

4

As needed.

Total Credit Hours: 24