B.S. and Minor in Data Science

BETTER DATA SCIENTISTS, BETTER SCIENCE

Level up with a unique Data Science bachelor's degree from the College of Science at UTA, or enhance your primary degree with our minor. Maverick Scientists are becoming better data scientists and sharpening their ability to do better science by earning a data science degree with an emphasis in their specific field of science. Discover important data relationships, learn to sort through large data sets and extract meaningful insights using industry standard tools and best practices, leveraging data to answer difficult questions and tackle real world challenges, directly in their scientific area of interest or across multiple disciplines.

Since 2016, Glassdoor report ranks Data Scientist as the best job in the U.S. This report ranks jobs according to each job’s Glassdoor Job Score, determined by combining three factors: number of job openings, salary, and overall job satisfaction rating. In addition to making you a better Maverick Scientist or raising your profile for graduate course work, a bachelor’s degree or minor in Data Science can help prepare you for a variety of data-related positions.

WHY DATA SCIENCE?

DATA SCIENCE DEGREE PLANS

The College of Science offers two flexible degree plan options (your course schedule may vary based on transferable credits or credits earned):

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Data Science with an emphasis in a science field (Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology)
  • A minor in Data Science to pair with an existing major.

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WHAT MAKES OUR PROGRAM UNIQUE?

Maverick Scientists are becoming better data scientists and sharpening their ability to do better science by earning a data science degree with an emphasis in their specific field of science. You can also easily add Data Science as a second bachelor’s degree and double major in Data Science and another of our science disciplines. Our program is committed to supporting multiple disciplines and being applicable in many areas of scientific research.