UT Dallas Marketable Skills

Bachelor of Science in Data Science

The BS in Data Science is a joint program between the Department of Mathematical Sciences, School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and the Department of Computer Science, Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science. Students will gain a solid foundation in mathematical, computational, and statistical methods needed to extract usable information from data. They will be prepared for data scientist or related positions in business, industry, and government, and also for graduate study in mathematics, statistics, and computer science.

  • Analytical, logical, deductive, and inductive reasoning; problem solving.
  • Ability to analyze algorithms for inferring information from large datasets; ability to manipulate quantitative data and perform data analysis using software tools.
  • Computational skills, including proficiency in computer programming languages for data analysis, such as R and python.