Ave Maria University
In a data-saturated world, data analytics has never seen greater demand, and is a critical role in nearly every employment sector. As such, we’ve created this course to be specifically job and skill-oriented. From the non-technical basics of data analysis to AI and machine learning, you’ll acquire a wealth of knowledge for one of the world’s fastest-growing occupations.
Careers: Data Analyst, Data Engineer, Data Scientist, Machine Learning Engineer
Uncover the purpose, origin and pivotal role of data analytics in today’s data-driven world. You’ll excel with the most important industry tools like R, Python and SQL to explore, understand and manipulate datasets, create compelling data visualizations and program your own AI through machine learning algorithms. In short, this minor will give you highly valuable career skills to stand out in a constantly changing and highly competitive job market.
Fast Fact: The Big Data job market disproportionately values skill over credentials. In this minor, you’ll especially focus on practical skill development to pave the way to a successful career.
DATA 115 Foundations of Data Analytics (2 credits or 4 credits)
DATA 201 Data Visualization and Business Intelligence
DATA 220 Data Management
DATA 270 Introduction to Descriptive Analytics
DATA 290 Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Learn more about the Economics Major
Education: B.S., Economics, University of Louisville; M.A., Economics, George Mason University; Ph.D., Economics, George Mason University
Office: Prince 104
Phone: (239) 304-7929
Education: B.S., Economics, San Diego State University; M.A., Economics, San Diego State University; Ph.D., Economics, University of Georgia
Office: Prince 105
Phone: (239) 304-7928
Education: B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, University of South Carolina; M.A., Economics, University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., Economics, University of Notre Dame
Office: Prince 111
Phone: (239) 280-1611
Career Services prides itself on providing students, alumni and employers with the opportunity to connect. No matter where you are in your career search, whether it’s deciding on a path, preparing for your first job interview or working on graduate school or fellowship applications, we can help.
The spiritual life on campus is the beating heart of Ave. Whether it’s attending Mass, receiving the sacraments, participating in retreats or getting spiritual direction, you’ll find the spiritual support you need from the priests and staff of Campus Ministry.
With AMU’s core curriculum, you’ll not only achieve breadth of knowledge, but also depth of knowledge. You’ll encounter the truth about God and His creation more completely through the dynamic interplay of all of the liberal arts, including theology and natural science.
Sunny skies, warm temperatures, a beautiful campus. What more could you want? How about a community-like atmosphere, quality instructors who care about your success, a wealth of spiritual activities, expert career guidance… and that’s only the beginning. Imagine your future at AMU. It all starts by filling out our free application today.