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Bachelor of Science – Data Science and Analytics (120 credits)
Data analytics is a fast-growing, in-demand field, meaning the world needs professionals who enjoy problem-solving and excel in math, statistic and computer science.
This data science degree will provide you with countless opportunities to gather, manipulate, and transform data into understandable information used by organizations to make data-driven decisions, all while helping you achieve your career goals.
As a student in Davenport University’s Bachelor of Science in Data Science and Analytics program, you can expect to further develop your skills in these areas, setting you on a path to great success.
Within Davenport’s data science and analytics program, you’ll find that experiential learning opportunities are abundant, meaning you’ll work with real data from companies to analyze, predict trends, create visuals to help convey key learning and make data-driven recommendations – all of which are skills that will help you stand out to future employers.
What do data science analysts do?
A data analyst reviews data to identify key insights into a business’s customers and ways the data can be used to solve problems. They also communicate this information to company leadership and other stakeholders.
As a graduate of Davenport’s data science and analytics program, you’ll be prepared to work in many positions, including as a data visualization, data mining, forecasting, data analyst, statistical analyst, market research analyst and business intelligence analyst.
Data science analysts can work in a variety of industries, including insurance, health care, social media, financial, manufacturing, or sports organizations. A career in data analytics will offer you both stability and a satisfactory salary. Data analytics is a top-ranked career field with highly ranked salary ranges ($70,000-$90,000).
Explore courses for Davenport’s data science and analytics degree
Davenport’s data science and analytics program offers opportunities to broaden your skill set, including courses focused on sports analytics, data mining, and artificial intelligence. You’ll also have the chance to learn different software packages, such as Python, R, SPSS, Power BI and Tableau, through hands-on experience. Additionally, you’ll be paired with a company for your internship that directly aligns with your career goals.
And to further your knowledge and skill set, Davenport offers a graduate program where you can easily complete your master’s degree in data analytics in just one year after earning your bachelor’s degree in data science and analytics.
Foundations of Excellence
|BITS211||Microcomp Appl Spreadsheet||3|
|SOSC201||Diversity in Society||3|
|STAT220||Introduction to Statistics||3|
Foundations of Math and Statistics
|MATH205||Applied Linear Algebra||4|
Foundations of Business
Foundations of Computer Science
|DATA275||Introduction to Data Analytics||3|
|DATA288||Introduction to R Programming||3|
|DATA312||Data Visualization & Comm||3|
|DATA342||Advanced R Programming||3|
|DATA356||Applied Regression Analysis||3|
|DATA444||Essentials Business Analytics||3|
|DATA495||Data Science Capstone||3|
|DATA490||Data Science Internship||3|
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Why pursue a degree in data science and analytics at Davenport?
You’ll receive real-world knowledge in Davenport’s data science and analytics program because classes are taught by industry-experienced leaders. Not only will they share their professional experience, but they’ll also provide mentorship and guidance to prepare you for a successful career in data science.
Experience the Davenport difference:
Polish your skills and network with business professionals through internships and other real-world business degree experiences.
Flexible learning options
Complete your bachelor’s degree through 15-week courses delivered 100% online, on campus, or both.
Lifetime of support
Davenport has a superior student support system that provides a lifetime of resources – from helping you with your DU application to providing career service support and an alumni network you can count on post-graduation.
Receive 1:1 attention from Davenport’s expert faculty through small class sizes that allow for deeper connections.
"The data science and analytics courses I have taken at Davenport have helped me in organizing and analyzing data, ensuring data integrity and reliability, and being able to process complex information and design structures in organizations that have lost previous subject matter experts. Even when not directly related to my work, I have found the skills learned in my classes are incredibly valuable for how I approach data analysis and in developing tools to be accessible and reusable."
Get started on your data science and analytics degree
Explore the admissions requirements and then take the next step toward earning your data science and analytics bachelor’s degree at Davenport.