Data Sciences Minor

The data sciences minor requires the completion of the following 18 units.

Lower Division Requirements

 

EGR222 Software Engineering

Overview of the software development process. Includes requirements, design, construction, and testing of software. Software project planning. Analysis, architecture, and design of software systems using UML. Evaluating designs. Implementing designs using appropriate data structures, frameworks, and APIs. Prerequisite: CIS 268 or EGR 121. (3 units; Fall)

EGR222-B
Clement, Larry W.
09/06/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 221
EGR222-A
Clement, Larry W.
09/06/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Engineering 221
EGR222-A
Clement, Larry W.
01/09/2023 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 221

 

Complete one of the following:

EGR121 Intro Computer Programming C++

Introduction to computer science. Covers problem solving methods and algorithm development; modern programming methodologies; and fundamentals of high-level block structured language using C++. Prerequisite: EGR 181 or MAT 115. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

EGR121-E
Kim, Mark Sun
09/06/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 107
EGR121-A
Shade, Karen S
09/06/2022 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 107
EGR121-D
Kim, Mark Sun
09/06/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 214
EGR121-B
Shade, Karen S
09/06/2022 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 107
EGR121-C
Shade, Karen S
09/06/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engineering 107
EGR121-D
Shade, Karen S
01/09/2023 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 119
EGR121-B
Shade, Karen S
01/09/2023 MWF 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Engineering 119
EGR121-C
Shade, Karen S
01/09/2023 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 119
EGR121-A
Shade, Karen S
01/09/2023 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 119

CIS268 Computer Programming Languages

In this course concepts of computer programming languages are presented. Attention is given to the common constructs of programming languages as well as a structured approach to program development. The programming language may change from semester to semester. (3 units; Spring)

CIS268-A
Corso, Anthony J.
09/06/2022 WF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering ONLN
CIS268-A
Corso, Anthony J.
01/09/2023 WF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering ONLN

Upper Division Requirements

 

CIS465 Essntials of Geographic Info Sys

The course provides an overview of the theoretical foundation and applied use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). At the conclusion of the course, students will have working knowledge of GIS and their appropriate application in various disciplines and organizational settings. The historical development of innovative and collaborative geographic information tools that assist with managing the challenges associated with positional data will also be introduced. Students will demonstrate acquired knowledge via application of the fundamental and principal concepts of geographical information systems by completing a series of lab assignments and a culminating research project. Prerequisites: EGR 121 and CIS 265. (3 units; Fall)

CIS465-A
Corso, Anthony J.
09/06/2022 WF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering ONLN

EGR324 Engineering Economics

Economic concepts of supply, demand, and production; cost-benefit analysis and break-even analysis; return on investment; analysis of options; time value of money; management of money: economic analysis, accounting for risk applied to the engineering process. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

EGR324-B
Oyanader, Mario A.
09/06/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 221
EGR324-A
Zhang, Jun
09/06/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 221
EGR324-A
Oyanader, Mario A.
01/09/2023 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 305

EGR325 Database Systems

Overview of current database technologies with an emphasis on relational database technology. Introduction to database design, entity relationship diagraming, structured query language, and stored procedures. Prerequisite: EGR 222. (3 units; Spring)

EGR325-A
Clement, Larry W.
01/09/2023 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Engineering 301
EGR325-B
Clement, Larry W.
01/09/2023 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 301

 

Complete one of the following:

CSC413 Info Securty and Cmptr Forenscs

This course provides an introduction to the field of Security in computing. Topics include common security standards and policies, cryptography and information security, access controls, attacks and countermeasures, and computer forensics. Prerequisite: EGR 222. (3 units; Fall)

CSC413-A
Knisley, Benjamin David
09/06/2022 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Instructor OFFC

DSC423 Enterprise Data Communications

This course explores state-of-the-art computer communication infrastructure from protocols and protocol architecture to organizational management issues. Special focus areas from TCP/IP Internet communication, protocol design, wireless data networking, to networked applications are studied. The emphasis is on business managers and implementers to design, realize and operate advanced networks that provide efficient and reliable services to users. Topics include data science, data communications, application software, networking, and organization management theory. Prerequisite: Permission of the Department Chair. (4 units; Fall)

DSC450 Data Mining

This course examines at the entire knowledge discovery process. The focus on cutting edge, interesting data mining techniques that can be used in a wide variety of settings (business, science, web analytics, etc.). Topics include algorithmic details, implementation issues, advantages and disadvantages, and many examples of data mining. We will also include the newest topics, such as big data methods and deep learning. The course is a practical, hands-on course, covering knowledge discovery entails, the different groups of algorithms and their usefulness and shortcomings. The course culminates in a real-world project accomplished with open-source tools. Prerequisite: Permission of the Department Chair. (3 units; Summer)