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Activity Number: 652
Type: Contributed
Date/Time: Thursday, August 4, 2016 : 8:30 AM to 10:20 AM
Sponsor: Section on Statistical Education
Abstract #319249 View Presentation
Title: An Undergraduate Data Science Program
Author(s): James Albert* and Maria Rizzo
Companies: Bowling Green State University and Bowling Green State University
Keywords: statistical learning ; programming ; capstone

Bowling Green State University has created a new undergraduate data science program within a department of mathematics and statistics. This program is a synthesis of courses in mathematics, statistics and computer science designed to prepare the students for opportunities in data science. We describe the new data science and statistical learning courses and discuss challenges in the development of this program.

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