Bachelor of Science in Informatics (Data Science Minor)

All applicants must meet the general undergraduate admission requirements.

Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120   
Major: 42 sch    Minor: 18 sch

INFO.BS     CIP Code: 11.0104.00

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total SCHs42

Courses Required for Major

CSCI 1513Introduction to Informatics3
CSCI 1423Programming Fundamentals I3
CSCI 2493Programming Fundamentals II3
CSCI 3013Applied Computational Thinking3
CSCI 3053Data Structures3
CSCI 3423Database Management3
CSCI 3513Information Systems Project Management3
CSCI 3703Interface Design and Development3
CSCI 4313Networking and Data Communication3
HS 3383Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Informatics3
LS 3053Interdisciplinary Information Retrieval3
MATH 1713Elementary Statistics II3
NURS 2213Introduction to Health Informatics3
CSCI 4923Capstone in Interprofessional Informatics3
Total SCHs42

Courses Required for Minor (18 hours approved by advisor)

CSCI 3113Fundamentals of SAS Programming3
CSCI 2513Information Security and Ethics3
CSCI 4303Advanced Modeling and Visualization3
CSCI 4523Advanced Data Design3
CSCI 4623Big Data and High Performance Computing3
CSCI 4723Machine Learning3
CSCI 4823Principles of Data Mining3
MATH 2014Calculus I4
MATH 4013Probability and Statistics3


MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I (may be applied from core)3
Electives (3 sch global perspectives)15
Total SCHs18
First Year
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
CSCI 1421Programming Fundamentals I - Laboratory 1
CSCI 1513Introduction to Informatics 3
MATH 1703 (Recommended Core)Elementary Statistics I MATH 13423
CSCI 1423Programming Fundamentals I COSC 14363
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
 SCHs 17
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
CSCI 2493Programming Fundamentals II COSC 14373
Creative Arts Core3
MATH 1713Elementary Statistics II 3
 SCHs 15
Second Year
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
CSCI 3053Data Structures 3
Life/Physical Sciences Core3
NURS 2213Introduction to Health Informatics 3
MATH 1013 (Recommended Core CAO)Financial and Quantitative Literacy MATH 13323
 SCHs 15
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
CSCI 3013Applied Computational Thinking 3
Life/Physical Sciences Core3
Language, Philosophy, & Culture Core 3
CSCI 3513Information Systems Project Management 3
 SCHs 15
Third Year
LS 3053Interdisciplinary Information Retrieval 3
CSCI 3423Database Management 3
Multicultural Women's Studies (CAO) Core3
Minor Course3
Social & Behavioral Science Core 3
 SCHs 15
Elective (Upper Level Major Discipline) 3
Minor Course 3
CSCI 3703Interface Design and Development 3
Minor Course 3
Elective (Upper Level)3
 SCHs 15
Fourth Year
Minor Course 3
Minor Course (Upper Level) 3
Elective (GP)3
CSCI 4313Networking and Data Communication 3
HS 3383Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Informatics 3
 SCHs 15
Minor Course (Upper Level) 3
CSCI 4923Capstone in Interprofessional Informatics 3
Elective (Upper Level)3
Elective 3
Elective 1
 SCHs 13
 Total SCHs:  120

(GP) satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement.