Department of Computer Science

Data Science Major

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From healthcare to finance to public policy, millions of business decisions are made every day—and all of those decisions are data driven. Companies in every industry are looking for professionals to gather valuable insight and solve complex problems that will propel their businesses, and with a bachelor’s degree in data science you’ll have the skills to meet those needs.

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Bowie State’s data science program prepares students for high-level jobs and graduate study by mastering mathematics, statistics, computer science, and core data science concepts such as machine learning, deep learning, and data mining. You will:

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  • Make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Utilize theory, techniques, and tools throughout the data science lifecycle to make informed business decisions.