This minor will prepare students to pursue careers that require abilities to apply both social science theories and data analysis techniques, and to communicate with other trained social science or data science professionals. This minor will also prepare students interested in pursuing graduate study in the social sciences or data science.
Program Learning Goals:
1. Identify potential sources of data on human behavior in social life.
2. Apply data analysis techniques and social science theories to understand and interpret social and behavioral data.
3. Evaluate social research from the perspectives of both social science and data science.