Experiential Major Maps (Text-only)
College of Science
Department of Data Science
Bachelor of Science in Data Science Biological Chemistry Supporting Discipline
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UNIV-SC 1131/UNIV-SC 1101
APPROVED COMMUNICATION CORE
APPROVED CREATIVE ARTS CORE
APPROVED LANGUAGE, PHILOSOPHY,
APPROVED SOCIAL &
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS 120
College of Science Pickard Hall 489, Arlington TX P: 817-272-0939 I https://www.uta.edu/science/data-science/
Beginning the Journey
Review Requirements (catalog link)
Investigate/select different concentrations
Take Data 1301 and if appropriate Math 1421 (Pre-calculus) in first semester. Take Data 3402 and Math 1426 (Calculus I) in second semester.
Make first draft of your four-year plan
Explore undergraduate research possibilities
Discover the library resources
Consider pursuing a minor or second major from the College of Science.
Trailblazing the Path
Meet Data Science advisor and map out your four-year schedule; revise as needed
Mix in core courses to maintain healthy schedule
Consider taking a required science class(es) in summer to maintain schedule flexibility
Find Undergraduate Research and/or Internship opportunity for Capstone project in Senior year.
Join a club, service fraternity/sorority.
Apply for REUs or other summer programs.
Take a leadership position in a club..
The Bachelors of Science in Data Science requires students to select a Science Concentration from one of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geoscience, Mathematics, Physics, or Psychology. Students graduating with the BS degree will have both expertise in data science as well as their chosen concentration. This will provide students with the ability to enter into industry jobs that require both domain and data science knowledge.
Complete Capstone Project.
Complete degree requirements.
If you are planning to go to graduate school, consider taking graduate classes at UTA.
Apply for graduation.
Take GREs, if appropriate.
Visit Lockheed Martin Career Development Center.
Peer Academic Leadership
Global Mavericks Program
Language Exchange Program
Get recommendation letters from your faculty mentor.?
Explore potential careers online.?
Apply for LSAMP or other programs.?
Write a resume and do mock interviews
Visit and apply for graduate schools.
Tutoring & Coaching
Camps for high school students
Undergraduate Research Assistant-ship
Contact your professors for opportunities
Find your career
What career options do I have with this major?
Machine Learning Scientist
Operation Research Analyst
Market Research Analyst
Machine Learning Engineer
Business Intelligence Developer
Graduate School in a Scientific Field or Data Science
Communication: Develop and articulate ideas clearly and effectively across all mediums, including but not limited to written, oral, and digital communication.
Creativity/Ingenuity: Synthesizes existing ideas and concepts in innovative and creative ways to develop new ways of thinking or working; engages in divergent thinking and risk-taking.
Professionalism: Display effective work habits, high integrity,
and ethical behavior. Possess the ability to demonstrate skills confidently and apply talents to achieve professional success.
Something about probability and statistics, data analysis, coding, visualization, ...
Analyzing Data and Performing Calculations
Experience with Data Science software packages and libraries
Collaborating with a Team
Developing Computer Simulations
Explore workforce skill development through on and off-campus activities
Engage with the UTA Lockheed Martin Career Development Center at uta.edu/careers
Meet with a career consultant
Network with employers
Discover internships and co-ops
Apply for on-campus employment
Join Handshake, our career services platform
Participate in career development programs
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