Computing Concentration, Decision Analytics (BA)

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​Students interested in continuing their study of decision analytics with a master's degree in Predictive Analytics or a similar computing field should complete this concentration.

Students must fulfill a total of 24 credits in the courses below (any additional credit hours taken are eligible toward Open Electives requirements):

Course Title Quarter Hours
CSC 241INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE I4
CSC 242INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE II4
DSC 324ADVANCED DATA ANALYSIS (FORMERLY CSC 334)4
CSC 352DATABASE PROGRAMMING4
DSC 341FOUNDATIONS OF DATA SCIENCE (FORMERLY CSC 367)4
Select at least four additional credits from the following:4
BUSINESS STATISTICS
QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN MARKETING
PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING
ANALYTICS IN ACTION SEMINARS
DATA MINING
TEXT ANALYTICS
DESCRIPTIVE ANALYTICS
PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS
PRESCRIPTIVE ANALYTICS
ACCELERATING ORGANIZATION INTELLIGENCE: WHAT'S THE STORY?

Open Electives (46 credit hours)

Open Electives credit is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 credit hours. Students can individualize their learning in several ways using the Open Electives. Open Electives can be fulfilled through courses offered by the School of Continuing and Professional Studies and other DePaul colleges, transfer courses, assessment of prior learning (PLA), and independent studies.