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Data Science

Data Sciences

Economics is known for its development and application of cutting-edge approaches to data sciences. Students can now pursue a major in economics, or a joint major in economics and computer science, with a specialization in data sciences, which combines foundational courses in probability and statistics and econometrics, featuring labs for statistical programming, with advanced courses in experimental economics, economic forecasting, micro-econometrics, financial econometrics, computing methods in economics, and machine learning.

We now also offer a joint major in economics and human health with a quantitative approach to health-related data analysis and policy issues.

To enroll in these programs, contact Ben Pearce, Undergraduate Program Coordinator.

Virtual Information Session for new Economics/Computer Science Joint Major held on September 30, 2021

Economics-Data Science Joint Major Information SessionThis virtual information session featured a brief overview of the new joint major and a panel discussion from alumni who double majored in Econ/CS to discuss how this interdisciplinary curriculum was beneficial to their career trajectories. 

This Zoom session was recorded:  Watch here