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Data Analytics

What You’ll Study

Today, more than ever before, our modern world depends on data analysis to make decisions, evaluate goals and performance, and to tell stories. With this major, students explore unique datasets, learn quantitative methods, and develop skills in computer programming. Data analytics majors also apply their research outside the classroom through community partnerships, research assistantships, internships, and collaborative projects. Learn to think critically and communicate effectively in team environments that employ data and statistics to generate creative solutions that impact today’s society.

How Can You Use This Degree?

Our graduates find careers identifying trends and helping make strategic decisions in all sorts of organizations – government, science, medicine, healthcare, and the arts. Here are a few of the roles they might play:

  • Business analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Data Architect
  • Financial analyst
  • Data Engineer
  • Database administrator

Highlighted Courses

  • Intro to Data Analytics (CDA 101)
  • Data Literacy in Human Context (CDA 220)
  • Computer Program for Data Analytics (CDA 250) 

Program Contact

Barry Robinson, Ph.D.

Robert Haywood Morrison Professor
Chair, Department of History