Jul 17, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics: Data Science Specialization, BS


Contact Information

Travis Kowalski, Department Head
Mathematics
McLaury 206C
(605) 394-2471
E-mail: Travis.Kowalski@sdsmt.edu

Department Website

Students are responsible for checking with their advisors for any program modifications that may occur after the publication of this catalog.

MATH-DSC Flowchart    

Curriculum Checklist


A specialization is considered a separate major in South Dakota Mines’ student record system. In order to pursue this specialization, please request a change of major even if you are currently pursuing a major in the non-specialized version of Mathematics .

Freshman Year


First Semester


Total: 14

Second Semester


Total: 14

Sophomore Year


First Semester


Total: 16

Second Semester


Total: 16

Junior Year


First Semester


Total: 15

Second Semester


Total: 15

Senior Year


First Semester


Total: 14

Second Semester


Total: 16

Total credits: 120


Notes:


For the bachelor of science in Mathematics, a student must have a departmental grade point average of at least 2.00 in all MATH courses 300 level or higher.

1 Fulfills General Education requirement. Students should consult the “General Education Requirements” section of this catalog for a complete listing of all general education requirements.

The CSC 115 requirement can also be fulfilled by either CSC 150/150L  or CSC 170/170L . The CSC 215 requirement can be fulfilled by CSC 250.

3 Select one course from BIOL 151 BIOL 153 CHEM 112 CHEM 114 GEOL 201/201L , or PHYS 209 , and the corresponding lab for that course for a total of at least four credits.   

Select one course from CSC 447/547 Artificial Intelligence,   CSC 448/548 Machine Learning,   or CSC 449/549 Advanced Topics in Artificial Intelligence 

Select one course from MATH 443/543  or CSC 454/554 .

Select three credits from the Department Approved Elective list below.

Department Approved Electives:


Select three credits from the list below:

MATH: MATH 415/515 MATH 421/521,  MATH 424 MATH 432/532,  MATH 443/543,  MATH 447/547,  MATH 451/551,  MATH 452/552   

AES: AES 401/501,  AES 404/504,  AES 419/519,  AES 430/530,  AES 455/455L/555/555L   

BIOL: BIOL 480/580   

BME: BME 300,  BME 302,  BME 303,  BME 304,  BME 305,  BME 306,  BME 402/402L,  BME 403,  BME 404/404L   

CBE: CBE 317,  CBE 318,  CBE 321,  CBE 343 CBE 417 CBE 424/524 CBE 433,  CBE 444/544,  CBE 445/545,  CBE 450/550,  CBE 484/584,  CBE 488/588  

CEE: CEE 336/336L,  CEE 433/533,  CEE 457/557,  CEE 468/568,  CEE 475/475L/575/575L   

CENG: CENG 320/320L,  CENG 420/420L,  CENG 421/421L/521/521L,  CENG 444/444L/544/544L,  CENG 452/452L,  

CHEM: CHEM 342 CHEM 344  

CSC: CSC 315,  CSC 372,  CSC 412/512,  CSC 414/514,  CSC 416/516,  CSC 424/524,  CSC 433/533,  CSC 445/545,  CSC 448/548,  CSC 449/549,  CSC 454/554   

EE: EE 313,  EE 314/314L,  EE 362,  EE 381,  EE 382,  EE 404/504,  EE 421/421L/521/521L,  EE 447/547,  EE 448/548,  EE 449,  EE 451,  EE 452/452L/552/552L,  EE 453/453L/553/553L,  EE 456/456L/556/556L,  EE 481/481L/581/581L,  EE 483/483L/583/583L   

EM: EM 321 EM 328 EM 331    

ENGM: ENGM 435/535  

GEOE:  GEOE 475/475L/575/575L  

GEOL: GEOL 419/519 GEOL 450  

IENG: IENG 362 IENG 415/515 IENG 425 IENG 441  

ME: ME 312,  ME 313,  ME 316,  ME 331,  ME 352,  ME 402/502,  ME 404,  ME 419,  ME 423,  ME 425,  ME 428/428L/528/528L,  ME 430,  ME 444/544,  ME 453/453L/553/553L,  ME 455/455L,  ME 457/557,  ME 460   

MEM: MEM 410/510,  MEM 425/525,  MEM 445/545/445L/545L,  MEM 450/550   

MET: MET 310,  MET 320,  MET 321/321L,  MET 330,  MET 422,  MET 433,  MET 440/540,  MET 443,  MET 445/545   

NANO: NANO 401 NANO 445/545 NANO 571  

PHYS: PHYS 341,  PHYS 343,  PHYS 361,  PHYS 404/504,  PHYS 421/521,  PHYS 439/539,  PHYS 445/545,  PHYS 451/551,  PHYS 471/571,  PHYS 481/581   

Objectives and Outcomes


Student Outcomes:

  1. Students will use mathematics to effectively formulate and solve problems, including (but not limited to) those that arise in mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. Students will critically interpret data and analyze solutions.
  3. Students will apply appropriate mathematical software to solve problems arising in the profession.
  4. Students will collaborate with colleagues and communicate ideas using appropriate mathematical language and notation, both orally and in writing.