Interdisciplinary Data Science B.A./B.S.

Mission Statement

Data Science majors will learn to capture, organize, analyze, and communicate information drawn from large data sets, producing knowledge that aids in problem-solving and evidence-based decision-making. Graduates of the program will be positioned to succeed in a variety of career paths as the need for their knowledge and skills will continue to expand in fields ranging from healthcare to business.

Learning Outcomes

Upon graduating, students who complete either the B.A. or B.S. in Interdisciplinary Data Science will be able to:

Ask meaningful questions about data sets.
Investigate data questions using appropriate measures and methods.
Use problem-solving to resolve issues such as data hygiene, managing outliers, and other difficulties that can arise in data sets.
Combine sound methodology and analysis to draw appropriate conclusions from data that help inform good decision-making
Communicate the results of data inquiries to a variety of audiences.