4 plus 1 Data Science Program

Data-driven decisions are made across most major industry sectors on a daily basis. This means the work of Data Scientists can be done by those from an array of backgrounds as long as they have a foundation in Mathematics. At Saint Mary’s students can earn a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in just five years. The chart below demonstrates a sample of possible course sequences by major. 

Sample Course Sequence by Major
  Mathematics Statistical & Actuarial Mathematics Computing & Applied Mathematics Psychology Any Other Major

1st
Year

  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Computer Programing
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Computer Programing
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Computer Programing
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
2nd
Year
  • Foundations of Higher Mathematics
  • Calculus III
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Probability
  • Foundations of Higher Mathematics
  • Calculus III
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Probability
  • Foundations of Higher Mathematics
  • Calculus III
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Probability
  • Level 2 Psych Course
  • Level 3 Psych Course
  • Orientation to Psych
  • Computer Programing
  • Computer Programing
3rd
Year
  • Statistics
  • Analysis I & II or Abstract Algebra I & II
  • Statistics
  • Analysis I & II or Abstract Algebra I & II
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • 2 300/400-level CPSC electives
  • 1 300-level MATH elective
  • Statistics
  • Linear Algebra
  • Level 3 Psych Course
  • Level 4 Psych Course
  • Methods
  • Statistics
  • Linear Algebra
4th
Year
  • Pro-Seminar
  • 2 MATH or CPSC electives
  • Computer Programming
  • Applied Statistics I
  • Pro-Seminar
  • Stochastic Math
  • MATH or CPSC elective
  • Computer Programming
  • Applied Statistics I
  • Pro-Seminar
  • 2 300/400-level CPSC electives
  • 1 300-level MATH elective
  • Computer Programming
  • Applied Statistics I
  • Senior Seminar
  • Level 4 Psych Course
  • Computer Programming
  • Applied Statistics I
  • Computer Programming
  • Applied Statistics I
5th
Year

Data Mining
Data Mining at Scale
Applied Linear Algebra
Applied Statistics II
Database Systems
Data Preprocessing and Visualization
Practicum
3 Electives

Bolded courses fulfill a Sophia requirement as part of the College’s general education requirement.

Courses in blue are graduate-level courses in the Data Science program.