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    Jan 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Science with a concentration in Data Science, PhD

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The PhD with a major in information science and a concentration in data science requires a minimum of 60 semester credit hours.

Research courses, 24 hours minimum

Minimum of 24 graduate credit hours, e.g., individual research courses, directed studies, special topics courses, internships and doctoral dissertation.

Required research course, 3 hours

Quantitative research methods/statistics, 6 hours

Chosen from MSCI or MATH 6000-level courses, or statistics courses chosen in consultation with Information Science PhD Program Office Advisor.

Qualitative research methods, 3 hours

Chosen in consultation with Information Science PhD Program Office Advisor.

Dissertation, 12 hours minimum

Electives, 9 hours minimum

Minimum of 9 credit hours; the following is a partial list; other relevant courses may be used upon Information Science PhD Program Office approval:

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