A Data Science minor complements majors from business and education to sciences by integrating students’ knowledge and analytic thinking skills learned through the study of data science. The minor will prepare students with fundamental skills and knowledge in data science. The minor can be helpful to students in pre-professional programs such as the health sciences, business, education, social science, etc.
The course listings below are a representation of what this minor requires. Select elective courses may also be included. Students may have to take additional courses to fulfill the prerequisites of the required courses.
Ph.D. Mathematics (2003) West Virginia University
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering (1997) Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, (1991) Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China
Bio: Dr. Wang is Professor of Mathematics at Auburn University Montgomery (AUM). He joined the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, AUM as Assistant Professor in August 2006. Subsequently, he was promoted to Associate Professor in 2010 and Professor in 2015. Dr. Wang received his second Ph.D. in mathematics from West Virginia University, USA in 2003, and his first Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Southwest Jiaotong University, China in 1997. Dr. Wang’s current research interests include machine learning and operation research.
Dr. Wang was born in China. He grew up in a family of teachers with a younger brother and younger twin sisters. At his leisure time, Dr. Wang likes swimming, tennis, pingpong, badminton, fishing, and playing poker.