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Data Science

This concentration will equip students to learn about the world through data analytics.

The core course related to this concentration is INFO 2950: Introduction to Data Science.

Paul GinspargDavid Mimno, Lillian Lee, Thorsten Joachims, David Williamson and Carla Gomes are examples of our faculty whose research is in this field. 

Career Paths

  • Professional positions requiring data analytics and statistical analysis combined with communication in commercial, academic and public service settings. 
  • Ex: Data Journalist,who finds questions in the real world, collects and analyzes data to address that question, and then explains the implications of that analysis in accessible terms.
  • Related Job Titles: data scientist, statistician, data engineer, machine learning engineer

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Offered more than one semester

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A. DATA ANALYSIS: CHOOSE ONE COURSE

B. DOMAIN EXPERTISE: CHOOSE ONE COURSE

C. BIG DATA ETHICS, POLICY AND SOCIETY: CHOOSE ONE COURSE

D. DATA COMMUNICATION: CHOOSE ONE COURSE