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Data Science (BA)

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Data Science (BA)
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Use scientific methods to develop data-driven solutions

The Bachelor of Arts in Data Science program offers a curriculum that focuses on developing analytical and technical skills necessary for analyzing massive amounts of data and extracting information from complex data sources.

As a data science major you will learn how to collect and analyze data, how to determine which tools and techniques are best for data collection and how to design programs in a variety of computer languages involving data processes.

Earning a Bachelor’s degree in data science requires taking a common core of courses in computer science, programming, mathematics and software during your first two years. After two years,you will select courses with a more narrow focus based on your interests.

Classes

Coursework

  • Computer Science
  • Data Structures
  • Data Analysis
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Calculus
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Linear Algebra with Applications
  • Mathematical Modeling

Career Options

Common Career Areas

  • Data scientist
  • Data engineer
  • Data analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Statistician
  • Functional analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Predictive modeler
  • Data architect
  • Data governance specialist
  • Data visualization specialist
  • Computer scientist
  • Market analyst​​

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