Decision Sciences Major

Description: A program that focuses on how to develop individuals' abilities to assess decisions affecting their lives and to make life choices consistent with needs and beliefs.

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Decision Sciences Major

What Kinds of Students Major in Decision Sciences?

Students in this field are interested in both management and mathematics, with an emphasis on the latter. They appreciate the very complex problem solving in which modeling and analysis play a heavy role.

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What Courses Do Decision Sciences Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Decision Sciences majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Basian Statistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Data Analysis
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Management Decision Analysis
  • Managerial Problem Solving
  • Modeling Techniques
  • Risk Management

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