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Mathematics: Data Science

Students can concentrate their studies in statistics by choosing the Data Science Specialization of the Mathematics major. This page lists the program documents and other information about the specialization. For more information, please contact your advisor, Dr. Michael Ochs (the Statistics coordinator), or the department chair.

Program Documents for the Data Science Specialization:

  • Program Planner:
    • For students declaring the specialization in the current academic year: 2020-21
    • Past years:
  • The four-year Planner gives a suggested schedule plan for taking the courses in your major:
    • For students declaring the specialization in the current academic year: 2020-21
    • Past years:
  • Science requirements:
  • Graduation and Retention Requirements:
    • Must earn a grade of C- or higher in all courses for the major. A grade of C- must be earned in any course that is a prerequisite for another math/stat course before that course can be taken. A grade of D or D+ may be earned in one 300/400 course that is not a prerequisite for a subsequent course.
    • Must also earn a 2.5 GPA in the foundational courses (MAT 127, 128, 200, 205, 229, STA 215) that are taken at TCNJ.
    • Must make progress in the major by earning a C- or higher in at least one major course every two semesters.
    • Students who fail to meet these requirements will have one year to meet them or face possible dismissal from the major.

The Undergraduate Bulletin is the official list of major requirements. The Undergraduate Bulletin is the official list of major requirements. However, by following the list of requirements listed on the program planner above, and meeting the retention and graduation grade requirements, students will meet all their requirements. A total of at least 32 course units are required for graduation.

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