Data Science Major
Created jointly by Purdue's Department of Computer Science and Department of Statistics, the Data Science major places Purdue at the forefront of an emerging field and prepares students for a career at the intersection of computer science and statistics. The Data Science major will open pathways to careers in virtually every area of society, from healthcare, security and sustainability to education, business and economics.
Currently there are 86 students in the College of Science Data Science major and the target for Fall 2019 is 200 students. Detailed information about the Data Science curriculum and degree requirements can be found at: https://www.cs.purdue.edu/undergraduate/curriculum/data-science.html