Minor in Decision Sciences

Minor in Decision Sciences — 18 units

A minimum of 6 upper-division units are required to complete the minor.

All coursework used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

Required Courses (9 units)

DS 212Business Statistics 13
DS 412Operations Management3
ISYS 263Introduction to Information Systems 13

 Advisor approved equivalents may substitute for DS 212 and ISYS 263.

Elective Courses (9 units)

Select two from the following:

DS 310Critical Data Analysis for Business3
DS 311Technologies in Data Analytics3
DS 312Data Analysis with Computer Applications3
DS 408Computer Simulation3
DS 601Applied Management Science3
DS 604Applied Business Forecasting3
DS 612Data Mining with Business Applications3
DS 624Quality Management3
DS 655Sustainable Supply Chain Optimization3
DS 660GWCommunications for Business Analytics - GWAR3

Select one from the following. Students may also use an additional course from the Electives list above. If you’re interested in a course that is not in either of these lists, ask your Decision Sciences faculty adviser about it and they will consider it, provided the course is analytical in nature. Be sure to check course prerequisites and be aware that some departments may limit their courses to majors.

Any upper-division ACCT course
Any DS course above not already used to satisfy a requirement
Any 200-level or higher CSC course
Any upper-division ECON course except ECON 690GW
Any upper-division FIN course except FIN 350
Any upper-division ISYS course except ISYS 363
Any upper-division MATH course
BUS 354Starting a Small Business3
BUS 450Greening of Business3
ENG 620Introduction to Computational Linguistics3
ENG 680Applied Computational Linguistics3
IBUS 430Import-Export Management and Small Business Operations3
IBUS 590International Environmental Analysis3
IBUS 690Global Strategic Management3
MKTG 436Retail Management3
MKTG 441Business-to-Business Marketing3
MKTG 469Digital Marketing3
MKTG 632Marketing Research3
MKTG 660Marketing Analytics3