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B.S. in Data Science

If you enjoy working with data, understanding basic mathematical principles, and implementing your ideas in algorithms and software, then the Data Science major is for you. Data Science majors learn the principles underlying mathematical and statistical aspects of data analysis as well as a broad range of foundational skills in computing. The program will build on these ideas to teach you how to utilize your knowledge to analyze and solve a variety of data analysis problems.

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Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: Fall quarter admission
Tuition Fee: $ 45,540
Location: IrvineCAUnited States

Faculty are experts in machine learning, Bayesian statistics, database management, graph algorithms, and more. Students can participate in undergraduate research projects and summer internships in Southern California or Silicon Valley. A major component of this degree is the final year capstone project course, which is a two-quarter course that teaches students how to apply statistical and computational principles to solve large-scale, real-world data analysis problems.

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The Data Science degree, the first program of its kind in the UC system, will prepare you for a career in data analysis, combining foundational statistical concepts with computational principles from computer science.

Courses include

  • Seminar in Data Science.
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • Multivariate Statistical Methods
  • Project in Data Science

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