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Undergraduate Degree Programs

These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Data Sciences (DS)

DS 097 Special Topics (1-9 per semester/maximum of 9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

DS 099 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12 per semester/maximum of 12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

DS 120 Scripting for Data Sciences (1) Introductory course in computer-based scripting languages for use in data analyses.
Effective: Summer 2015
 

DS 197 Special Topics (1-9 per semester/maximum of 9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

DS 199 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12 per semester/maximum of 12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

DS 200 Introduction to Data Sciences (3) Introductory course in data sciences covering the range of topics in the major.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: IST 210, STAT 200;PL SC 309  

DS 220 Data Management for Data Sciences (3) Advance relational database and introductory course in issues related to managing non-relational data sets.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: IST 140, IST 210  

DS 294 Research Project (1-12 per semester/maximum of 12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

DS 296 Independent Studies (1-18 per semester/maximum of 18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

DS 297 Special Topics (1-9 per semester/maximum of 9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

DS 299 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12 per semester/maximum of 12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

DS 300 Privacy and Security for Data Sciences (3) The course provides students with the knowledge and skills to analyze and implement protection strategies for data privacy and security.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: DS 200, DS 220  

DS 310 Machine Learning for Data Analytics (3) The course teaches students the principles of machine learning (and data mining) and their applications in the data sciences.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: DS 220, STAT 318  

DS 320 Integration and Fusion (3) The course teaches students the concepts and techniques of data integration and fusion.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: DS 310  

DS 330 Visual Analytics for Data Sciences (3) The course introduces visual analytics methods and techniques that are designed to support human analytical reasoning with data.
Effective: Summer 2015
 

DS 340W Applied Data Sciences (3) This project-based course has students apply principles of data sciences to solving real-world problems while developing and demonstrating writing abilities.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: DS 300, DS 310, DS 330  

DS 396 Independent Studies (1-18 per semester/maximum of 18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

DS 399 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12 per semester/maximum of 12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

DS 402 Emerging Trends in the Data Sciences (3) This course exposes and trains students in the analysis of emerging trends in data sciences.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: DS 200, DS 220  

DS 410 Data Analytics at Scale (3) This course introduces models, computing paradigms, and cyberinfrastructures for storing, processing, analyzing, mining, and linking scale heterogeneous information.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: DS 300, DS 310, DS 320  

DS 440 Data Sciences Capstone Courses (3) This course provides a data sciences problem-solving experience, addressing realistic data science dilemmas for which solutions require teamwork and collaboration.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: DS 320, DS 410 and seventh semester standing  

DS 494 Research Project (1-12 per semester/maximum of 12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

DS 496 Independent Studies (1-18 per semester/maximum of 18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

DS 497 Special Topics (1-9 per semester/maximum of 9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

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