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Chico State’s Data Science Certificate incorporates Statistics, Computer Science, and Business/Biology. These three themes encourage computational skills to extract data and utilize valuable sources. The program promotes consistency of data, creation of visualizations, and rational evidence to support results. The Data Science program provides students with necessary proficiency in both the Statistics and Computer Science domains and a thorough background needed for later pursue these subjects outside of and beyond school.

Data Science

Data Science Information Session

Dr. Robin Donatello,
Mathematics and Statistics

Dr. Gordon Wolfe,
Biological Sciences

Dr. Kevin Buffardi,
Computer Sciences

Dr. Arash Negahban,

Business Information Systems

CSU, Chico

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The core components of Chico State’s Data Science Certificate include computer science and statistics. However these fields can be applied to other academic areas. This presentation provides an overview of the certificate, and why it can enhance student’s employment opportunities. Several faculty members from business, computer science, math, and biology provide their program perspective and describe the interesting courses the Data Science Certificate offers.

Presentation time: 48 minutes