This course permits graduate students in data science to work with a faculty mentor to explore a topic in depth or conduct research in selected areas. Requirements for completion include submission of a significant paper or project.

Course prerequisites: 

Seven data science graduate courses including two courses numbered 605.7xx or 625.7xx or admission to the post-master's certificate program. Students must also have permission of a faculty mentor, the student's academic advisor, and the program chair.

Course notes: 

Students may not receive credit for both 685.802 Independent Study in Data Science II and 685.795.