Data Science Major

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Would you like to work on self-driving cars, automation, and deep learning, or the kind of technology that powers streaming services like Spotify? 

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Champlain's Data Science major provides the skills you need to make your mark on the world, one data set at a time. 

Why Study Data Science at Champlain College?

You are in a unique position to be part of the data revolution. Champlain's focus on social responsibility, sustainability, and business ethics will inform your studies in one of the most influential fields in modern history.

The Upside-Down Curriculum allows you to dig into fundamental data science courses beginning in your first semester. Our practice-based approach to learning will have you completing projects and real client work in classes, with support from our expert faculty.

  • Learn to obtain, clean, and process data so you can work accurately and efficiently. 
  • Learn to analyze and interpret data to make informed decisions.
  • Gain hands-on experience using professional tools to work with data and make predictions using statistics and machine learning methods. 
  • Develop the ability to quickly acquire new programming languages as the workplace evolves. 
  • Build professional skills in communication, collaboration, and project management. 

This early learning gives you plenty of time to take on multiple internships—and even intern abroad—throughout your time at Champlain. These internships allow you to explore the field, determine your professional interests, and build a solid résumé.

Within the Data Science major, you'll learn fundamental business concepts such as economics, finances, and marketing. You'll practice presenting ideas effectively and collaborating on projects; in addition to data science expertise, you'll graduate with professional skills that will make you invaluable to your employer!

The program name change to "Data Science" will be effective as of Fall 2020.

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