Data Science B.S. with Bioinformatics Concentration
Eight-Semester Program 

First YearUnits
FallSpring
MATH 2554 Calculus I (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2405) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 2.1)14  
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)3  
Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4:
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture)
& BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab)
4  
DASC 1001 Introduction to Data Science1  
DASC 1104 Programming Languages for Data Science4  
MATH 2564 Calculus II (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2505)  4
Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4:
CHEM 1103 University Chemistry I (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1414 Lecture)
& CHEM 1101L University Chemistry I Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1414 Lab)
  4
DASC 1204 Introduction to Object Oriented Programming for Data Science  4
DASC 1222 Role of Data Science in Today's World  2
ENGL 1033 Technical Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.2)  3
Year Total: 16 17
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
DASC 2594 Multivariable Math for Data Scientists4  
DASC 2113 Principles and Techniques of Data Science3  
BIOL 2533 Cell Biology3  
Bioinformatics Elective3  
DASC 2213 Data Visualization and Communication3  
DASC 2203 Data Management and Data Base  3
INEG 2313 Applied Probability and Statistics for Engineers I4
or STAT 3013 Introduction to Probability
  3
DASC 2103 Data Structures & Algorithms  3
BIOL 2323 General Genetics  3
SEVI 2033 Business Foundations for Innovators and Entrepreneurs  3
Year Total: 16 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
PHIL 3103 Ethics and the Professions (Satisfies General Education Outcome 5.1)3  
DASC 3103 Cloud Computing and Big Data3  
INEG 2333 Applied Probability and Statistics for Engineers II4
or STAT 3003 Statistical Methods
3  
BIOL 3863 General Ecology
or BIOL 3023 Evolutionary Biology
3  
Bioinformatics Elective3  
DASC 3203 Optimization Methods in Data Science  3
DASC 3213 Statistical Learning  3
ECON 2143 Basic Economics: Theory and Practice (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)  3
Bioinformatics Elective  3
State Minimum Core Social Sciences Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 3.2 and 3.3)2  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
DASC 4892 Data Science Practicum I2  
DASC 4113 Machine Learning3  
DASC 4123 Social Problems in Data Science and Analytics3  
Bioinformatics Elective3  
State Minimum Core Fine Arts Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1)33  
DASC 4993 Data Science Practicum II (Satisfies General Education Outcome 6.1)  3
State Minimum Core Social Sciences Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 3.3 and 4.1)4  3
General Education Elective5  3
State Minimum Core U.S. History or Government Elective (Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.2)  3
Year Total: 14 12
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120