Students in Drexel CCI's Data Science bachelor's degree learn to find meaning in oceans of data. With the explosive growth of large scale data sources in today's technology-driven world, data science provides unique insights for science, business, and social good. Data science majors learn to to be skilled quantitative analysts and enjoy making sense out of data and presenting useful information in ways that others can understand.
Data Science Program Features
- Innovative coursework in data mining, information retrieval, visual analytics, social media trend spotting, human-computer interaction and information policy;
- Focuses on how to create novel information products, develop new insights about people's behavior and solve problems that require large and disparate datasets, in domains such as health care, finance, research and development, and business operations;
- Students can customize and enhance their studies through a variety of available minors at CCI, including Computer Science, Computing Technology, Human-Computer Interaction, Information Systems, Security Technology and Software Engineering, or choose from the hundreds of available minors at Drexel.
Gain Job Experience Before Graduating
Founded in 1919, Drexel's cooperative education program was one of the first of its kind, and it continues to be among the largest and most renowned. Drexel Co-op allows students to test drive careers, network and gain experience before graduation. Students choose from more than 1,700 employers in 35 states and 45 international locations, or conduct an independent search. Students in the BSDS program can participate in a four-year, one co-op program or a five-year, three co-op program. Visit the Steinbright Career Development Center website to learn more.
Graduates of the data science undergraduate program could hold positions such as Data Scientist, Business Intelligence Officer, Information Architect and Usability Analyst.
View complete list of the BS in Data Science program educational objectives/student outcomes on Drexel's Undergraduate Catalog.
Data Science Degree Requirements
Please visit Drexel's Undergraduate Catalog for degree requirements and course descriptions. To find out when courses are offered, please visit Drexel's Term Master Schedule.