Computer Science, Economics, and Data Science (Course 6-14)

Computer Science, Economics, and Data Science

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Economics, and Data Science

General Institute Requirements (GIRs)

The General Institute Requirements include a Communication Requirement that is integrated into both the HASS Requirement and the requirements of each major; see details below.

Summary of Subject Requirements Subjects
Science Requirement 6
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) Requirement [between one and three subjects can be from the Departmental Program]; at least two of these subjects must be designated as communication-intensive (CI-H) to fulfill the Communication Requirement. 8
Restricted Electives in Science and Technology (REST) Requirement [can be satisfied by 6.042[J] and 18.06 in the Departmental Program] 2
Laboratory Requirement (12 units) [can be satisfied by 14.32 in the Departmental Program] 1
Total GIR Subjects Required for SB Degree 17
Physical Education Requirement
Swimming requirement, plus four physical education courses for eight points.

Departmental Program

Choose at least two subjects in the major that are designated as communication-intensive (CI-M) to fulfill the Communication Requirement.

Required SubjectsUnits
Mathematics
18.06Linear Algebra12
Computation/Algorithms
6.0001Introduction to Computer Science Programming in Python6
6.009Fundamentals of Programming 112
6.006Introduction to Algorithms12
6.042[J]Mathematics for Computer Science12
6.046[J]Design and Analysis of Algorithms12
Economics
14.01Principles of Microeconomics 212
14.32Econometric Data Science12
Introductory Probability and Statistics
Select one of the following:12
Introduction to Probability I
and Introduction to Probability II
Introduction to Statistical Methods in Economics
Probability and Random Variables
Data Science
6.036Introduction to Machine Learning12
Project-based
6.UATOral Communication (CI-M) 39-12
or 15.276 Communicating with Data
Select one of the following:12
Intermediate Macroeconomics (CI-M) 4
Mathematical Economic Modeling (CI-M)
Research and Communication in Economics: Topics, Methods, and Implementation (CI-M)
Elective Subjects
Select one of the following computer science electives:12
Networks
Optimization Methods in Business Analytics
Select three economics electives from the list below, including at least one subject from each group36
Unrestricted Electives48-57
Units in Major183-186
Units in Major That Also Satisfy the GIRs(48-60)
Total Units Beyond the GIRs Required for SB Degree180-186

The units for any subject that counts as one of the 17 GIR subjects cannot also be counted as units required beyond the GIRs.

1

6.0002 Introduction to Computational Thinking and Data Science is also an acceptable option.

2

14.03 Microeconomic Theory and Public Policy is also an acceptable option.

3

6.UAR Seminar in Undergraduate Advanced Research is also an acceptable option.

4

Subject has prerequisites that are outside of the program.

Economics Electives

Select three of the following, including at least one subject from each group:36
Data Science
Industrial Organization and Competitive Strategy
Economics and E-Commerce
Advanced Econometrics
Public Finance and Public Policy
Labor Economics and Public Policy
Foundations of Development Policy
Political Economy and Economic Development
Stochastic Models in Business Analytics
Theory
Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
Economic Applications of Game Theory
Psychology and Economics
Networks
Strategy and Information
Market Design
Economics of Incentives: Theory and Applications
International Trade