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Students  who wish to pursue a master's degree in Predictive Analytics or a similar computing field should take the CSC courses. Students interested in a master's degree in Marketing Analysis or a similar marketing field should take MKT courses.

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

Course Title Quarter Hours
MAT 137BUSINESS STATISTICS4
MKT 202QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN MARKETING2
MKT 301PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING4
MKT 305INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING RESEARCH4
MKT 310CONSUMER BEHAVIOR4
MKT 315STRATEGIC TOOLS FOR MARKETERS4
DA 150ANALYTICS IN ACTION SEMINARS2
DA 220DATA MINING2-4
DA 240TEXT ANALYTICS2
DA 340ACCELERATING ORGANIZATION INTELLIGENCE: WHAT'S THE STORY?2
CSC 241INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE I4
CSC 242INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE II4
CSC 352DATABASE PROGRAMMING4
DSC 324ADVANCED DATA ANALYSIS (FORMERLY CSC 334)4
DSC 341FOUNDATIONS OF DATA SCIENCE (FORMERLY CSC 367)4

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.