2023-2024 Catalog 
    Mar 01, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog

Data Science Major

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The undergraduate Data Science program at USF is a 4-year major which culminates in a Bachelor of Science degree. The program aims to deliver a high-quality data science education that instructs students in the theory and practice of mathematical and computational analysis of applied data driven problems, and to graduate students with appropriate experience in industry-standard data science tools.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will

  • Think logically and analyze information critically in a mathematical setting
  • Reformulate and solve problems in an abstract framework
  • Express mathematical results verbally, working individually and in collaborative groups
  • Apply mathematical techniques to specific problem domains
  • Demonstrate competence with programming concepts, including software development techniques and data structures
  • Apply mathematical and computational techniques to real-world problems involving large, complex data sets
  • Visualize, present and communicate analytical results

Major Requirements (56 units)

  • All required courses require a minimum grade of C-. 
  • ​​​​​Courses required for the major can be repeated only once, or twice if one attempt resulted in a withdrawal.

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