Contact Narine Hall, Data Science Program Director
The name change to Data Science will be effective as of Spring 2020.
Innovations in technology have led to an exponential growth in available data, and businesses now find themselves challenged to manipulate, aggregate, analyze, and integrate all that data to inform their business strategy and advance their research and development. Data science is the practice of working with this "big data," and the demand for these skills in the marketplace is outpacing the supply.
Having knowledge in data science is a tremendous asset to any major. Throughout the 18-credit program, you'll gain introductory skills in data science and analytics, which includes a basic understanding of statistical testing, computer programming, and their relationship to economic concepts often analyzed in the marketplace. The elective courses offered give you a chance to apply your skills in a specific area of interest.
Students must complete three of the following courses:
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