Jun 05, 2023  
2022-2023 UMA Catalog 
2022-2023 UMA Catalog

Data Science, BS

Delivery Area: Online

Coordinator: Matthew Dube (207) 621-3212 matthew.dube@maine.edu

Bachelor’s Degree Requirements:

  • Minimum 120 Credit Hours
  • Writing Intensive Course
  • Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 2.00
  • 30 Credit Hours of Residency Courses
  • 9 Credits of Upper-Level Major Residency Courses
  • Minimum G.P.A. in the Major: 2.00

Program Major Requirements (93-97 Credit Hours):

Complete one of the following concentrations (33-35):

Remaining General Education Requirements (28 Credit Hours):

This section is waived for those who hold a prior bachelors degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Complete two of the following Social Science electives (6):

  • ANT 1xx any 100-level anthropology course
  • ECO 1xx any 100-level economics course
  • 3 CR
  • 3 CR
  • GEO 1xx any 100-level geography course GEO 101  encouraged for Social Science concentration
  • JUS 1xx any 100-level justice studies course
  • POS 1xx any 100-level political science course
  • PSY 1xx any 100-level psychology course PSY 100  recommended for Business analytics concentration
  • SOC 1xx any 100-level sociology course SOC 101  recommended for Social Science concentration
  • SSC 1xx any 100-level social science course

Complete one of the following Fine Arts electives (3):

Complete two of the following Humanities electives (6):

General Education:

It is the intention of the University of Maine at Augusta that every degree graduate will be prepared to function in our society as an effective and informed citizen.  To this end, the faculty has designed a set of minimum expectations that students are expected to satisfy.  The aspirations are defined by core skills, competencies, and abilities as well as knowledge based learning experiences that are the grounds for the General Education Requirements.  To learn more, visit  www.uma.edu/academics/general-education/

Advising Notes:

Students are defaulted to the Business Analytics concentration.  Before beginning coursework in their concentration, students should declare their concentration.

Students are encouraged to contact their advisor for academic advising and support services throughout their stay at UMA.