Data Analytics Minor
The Data Analytics minor offers students the opportunity to acquire an integrated set of computer science, mathematics and analytical skills needed to enter the field of data analytics.
Organizations across all industries are utilizing data to make short- and long-term innovative decisions that help identify new business opportunities, improve quality of life and health, and discover insights about the world around us. In order to make these decisions, organizations in all sectors need college graduates equipped with the skills to prepare, analyze and communicate data.
The Data Analytics minor provides students with the data analytics skills needed to remain competitive in this data-driven world, giving students a significant advantage in obtaining a career in the public, private or nonprofit sectors.
A Minor with Flexibility to Complement Your Major
Through the coursework, students will:
- Use data analytics methodologies to solve real-world problems by analyzing massive data sets
- Develop an analytical mindset
- Become familiar with relational and non-relational databases as well as widely used statistical techniques
Recent Internship Opportunities
Data analytics students have completed related internships and projects at a range of notable organizations.