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Courses & Requirements

A minor in Data and Society requires 15 hours of approved coursework. Students must complete two core courses (HON 3350H, HON 4350H) and 9 hours of coursework from a list of approved electives. Petitions for approval of coursework not listed below that can be applied to the minor will be made to the director of the Data & Society minor and the Dean of the Honors College.

Core Courses:
HON 3350H: Principles of Data and Society
HON 4350H: Data and Society in Practice

Approved Electives:
CIS 4320: Decision Informatics
COMM 4372: Media, Power, and Society
ECON 3368: Economics of Health Care
HON 4355H: Engaged Data (Honors Colloquia)
POLS 3312: Arguments, Data, and Politics
POLS 3316: Statistics for Political Scientists

Other Requirements:
Students must complete at least 12 hours in residence, 9 hours of which must be at the advanced level. A maximum of 6 hours of approved transfer credits may be accepted toward the minor upon the approval of the program director. No more than 6 hours of a student’s major may be applied towards the minor. Students must earn a 3.0 GPA or higher in all coursework counted toward the minor.