Domain Emphasis

Molecular Biology and Genomics

This domain emphasis will no longer be offered after Spring 2022. Any student wishing to declare or change to this domain emphases must submit their declaration or change request to Data Science Advising by Friday of the last week of Spring 2022.

Students interested in this area who will declare after Spring 2022 are encouraged to consider the domain emphasis in Computational Methods in Molecular and Genomic Biology.

This domain emphasis will prepare...

Human Biology

This domain emphasis will no longer be offered after Spring 2022. Any student wishing to declare or change to this domain emphases must submit their declaration or change request to Data Science Advising by Friday of the last week of Spring 2022.

Students interested in this area who will declare after Spring 2022 are encouraged to consider the domain emphasis in Computational Methods in Molecular and Genomic Biology.

From the lists shown below, students...

Computational Biology Methods

This domain emphasis will no longer be offered after Spring 2022. Any student wishing to declare or change to this domain emphases must submit their declaration or change request to Data Science Advising by Friday of the last week of Spring 2022.

Students interested in this area who will declare after Spring 2022 are encouraged to consider the domain emphasis in Computational Methods in Molecular and Genomic Biology.

This domain emphasis will prepare...

Computational Methods in Molecular and Genomic Biology

This domain emphasis will prepare students for work or graduate school in bioinformatics and computational biology with a focus on molecular biology and genomics. Students with this emphasis will be able to understand how computational and statistical methods are used to elucidate the mechanisms of cellular processing of genetic data and will prepare them for computational analyses of DNA sequencing data and other molecular biological data.

From the lists shown below, students will select one course from the lower-division, and two courses from the upper-...

Human Behavior and Psychology

The domain emphasis in Human Behavior and Psychology engages students with fundamental aspects of individual and group behavior and the factors and processes that influence it, as explored in the cognitive, behavioral, and economic sciences.

From the lists shown below, students will select one course from the lower-division, and two courses from the upper-division. The lower division course is a required element of the Domain Emphasis.

Courses in this domain emphasis are often restricted by major to enroll, and several have extensive prerequisites. It may be...

Cognition

The Cognition domain emphasis introduces students to fundamental scientific questions about how the human mind works. It gives them the opportunity to pursue one or more disciplinary approaches, including psychology, neuroscience, and linguistics, and to consider computational models of mind.

From the lists shown below, students will select one course from the lower-division, and two courses from the upper-division. The lower division course is a required element of the Domain Emphasis.

Courses in this domain emphasis are often restricted by major to...

Sustainable Development and Engineering

The domain emphasis in Sustainable Development and Engineering explores research in environmental science, sustainable engineering, climate change, transportation systems, and water resources. Data science topics include data-driven modeling, environmental decision-making, and spatial-data analysis.

From the lists shown below, students will select one course from the lower-division, and two courses from the upper-division. The lower division course is a required element of the Domain Emphasis.

Prerequisites are shown within square brackets.

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Quantitative Social Science

The Quantitative Social Science domain emphasis provides students with expertise in various methodologies used in quantitative social science research and analysis. Topics include mathematical modeling, description of patterns and trends, statistical modeling, and testing of social scientific hypotheses.

From the lists shown below, students will select one course from the lower-division, and two courses from the upper-division. The lower division course is a required element of the Domain Emphasis.

Prerequisites shown within square brackets.

Lower Division (...

Physical Science Analytics

The Physical Science Analytics domain emphasis allows students to explore ways that data analytics, inference, computational simulation and modeling, uncertainty analysis, and prediction arise in physical science and engineering domains.

From the lists shown below, students will select one course from the lower-division, and two courses from the upper-division. The lower division course is a required element of the Domain Emphasis.

Courses in this...

Organizations and the Economy

The domain emphasis in Organizations and the Economy explores the social construction of markets and the role of organizations and institutions in the contemporary economy. How can we understand the economic behavior of firms and governments? What is the nature of work in modern capitalism?

From the lists shown below, students will select one course from the lower-division, and two courses from the upper-division. The lower division course is a required element of the Domain Emphasis.

Prerequisites shown within...