University of Texas at El Paso Academic Catalog

Academic Catalog

Minor in Data Science

Marketable Skills

  • Make data-driven decisions.
  • Find patterns and draw conclusions using data.
  • Ability to communicate findings to non-statisticians.
  • Apply reasoning to solve real-world problems.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Industry knowledge.
  • Teamwork and collaborative skills.
  • Designing and conducting quantitative studies.
  • Computing skills.

Degree Plan

Required Courses:
UNIV 1301Seminar/Critical Inquiry3
Math Electives:
MATH 1411Calculus I3-4
or MATH 2301 Math for Social Sciences II
Minor Electives:
Select twelve hours from the following (6 hrs in upper division courses):12
Intro to Computer Science
and Intro to Computer Science Lab
Elementary Statistical Methods
Probability and Statistics
Statistics Inference
Applied Regression Analysis
Statistical Machine Learning
Statistical Programming
Total Hours18-19