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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 Faculty of Science 4. Program Details 4.6 Non-Departmental Programs: Data Science, Environmental Science, Nanoscience, Natural Sciences, Neuroscience 4.6.1 Data Science 4.6.1.1 Programs in Data Science
4.6.1.1 Programs in Data Science
Admission

In order to be admitted to the Minor, student must have successfully completed a minimum of 15 units (2.5 full-course equivalents). Additionally, students require a minimum GPA of 3.00 calculated using the most recent course work to a maximum of 30 units. See A.5.3 for GPA computation guidelines.

Students must apply online via their Student Centre.

Students will be considered for admission on a competitive basis, and meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

See also 3.2 Admission.

Courses Constituting the Field of Data Science
Required Courses - Minor

3 units (0.5 full-course equivalents) - Data Science 201

3 units (0.5 full-course equivalents) - Data Science 211, Computer Science 217, 231, 235

6 units (1.0 full course equivalent) - Statistics Requirement fulfilled by one of the following options:

  1. 6 units (1.0 full course equivalent) - Data Science 305 and one of: Statistics 205, 217, 327, Biology 315, Economics 395, Engineering 319, Linguistics 560 or Political Science 399
  2. 6 units (1.0 full course equivalent) - Statistics 321 and 323
  3. 6 units (1.0 full course equivalent) - Psychology 300 and 301
  4. 6 units (1.0 full course equivalent) - Sociology 311 and 315

3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) - Data Science 311, Computer Science 471

3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) - Data Science 501

12 units (2.0 full-course equivalent) - Additional courses from the Field of Data Science.

Note: If the declared major for the student is a program offered by the Department of Computer Science or is Bioinformatics, at most 6 units (1.0 full course equivalent) of these can be in the Field of Computer Science. If the declared major for the student is a program offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, at most 6 units (1.0 full course equivalent) of these can be in the Field of Mathematics or Statistics.