Bachelor of Science in Computer Science – Data Science Specialization
We live in a world of “big data”. Trained professionals who can convert raw data to meaningful, actionable information have a lot to offer employers. Organizations of all sizes can gain surprising insights by tracking and analyzing data from their business. If you’re interested in developing practical skills for data mining and management, earn your Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a specialization in Data Science.
Graduates who emerge from the SIU degree program should demonstrate professional behavior along with an appropriate level of technical knowledge. They should be capable of:
- Creating data structures tailored to the needs of businesses
- Producing data visualizations that provide actionable information
- Developing, testing, and maintaining software programs
- Understanding the principles and practices of data security
Topics of Study – Data Science
Students in this computer science program build a foundation of general knowledge that stretches their reasoning and analytical skills. Additionally, they develop technical knowledge in computer science with a focus on solving computing and data management problems for businesses. Courses in the core of the program cover concepts including:
- Data structures
- Enterprise networking
- Programming and programming languages
- Software engineering
- Systems analysis
The upper-level courses in data science teach advanced knowledge:
- Advanced Database Development Using SQL
- Business Intelligence
- Data Analytics
- Data Mining/Data Warehousing
- Security Data Science
A senior year capstone project lets students demonstrate their mastery of course material.
Data Science Concentration Study Options
You have the option to earn your BS in Computer Science with a Data Science concentration either online or on campus in West Virginia. Both course delivery methods offer you the same curriculum, completion schedule, and welcoming learning community.
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Earn your computer science degree with Salem International University. Talk to an admissions advisor about our BSCS in Data Science today.
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