Data science is an interdisciplinary field that combines technical tools from mathematics and computer science with critical thinking skills from economics and sociology. Data analysis can be found in every corner of today’s world, from technology to sports.
A Bachelor of Arts in Math with a concentration in Data Science and Statistics from Queens College offers career versatility thanks to its manifold applications. Its curriculum delivers a strong background in statistics, programming, data visualization, regression, mathematical modeling, machine learning and much more. Data science can be found in the vast majority of jobs in the 21st century; therefore, this track emphasizes computational and cross-disciplinary courses. Upon successful completion of this program, students are well prepared for careers in data science in any domain, as well as for further study at the graduate level.
Required Coursework Focuses On:
- core mathematics
- basic statistics
- high-level theoretical statistics
- computer programming fundamentals
- regression and predictive modeling
- practical modeling
Five electives allow students to specialize in emerging areas of data science, such as data engineering, visualization or machine learning.