# Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Data Science Concentration

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## Why Choose Data Science?

Choose to study data science and enter an interdisciplinary field that makes sense of raw data and extracts information. These insights will be used to analyze complex systems and recognize trends, resulting in better decisions. Data scientists solve real-world problems in a variety of disciplines using mathematics, statistics, predicative analytics, and machine learning.

The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a data science concentration is intended to produce ethical data users. This program empowers you with various skills and concepts necessary to work with large data sets through coursework and experiential learning. When you graduate, you will find ample career opportunities in many fields such as healthcare, finance, social media, sports, transportation, e-commerce, gaming, and government.

**Advisor**

Shuxia Sun, Ph.D.

143 Mathematical and Microbiological Sciences Building

937-775-3883

shuxia.sun@wright.edu

Careers

Don’t limit yourself to one career field! Wright State University’s undergraduate and graduate programs in mathematics and statistics give you many options. You can prepare for further graduate work. If you want to enter the workforce immediately upon graduating you will have the tools that provide you with almost limitless employment options.

Real-World Experience

Hands-on experience is part of developing the analytical and quantitative skills you came to college to acquire. Our many business partners in the Dayton area mean you have access to top experts and facilities where you can apply your knowledge to real-world problems—and perhaps find your future career—during internships, co-ops, job shadowing, research, and other learning experiences.

Academics and Curriculum

View Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Data Science Concentration program information, degree requirements, and graduation planning strategy in the Academic Catalog.

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Data Science Concentration Requirements Checklist (PDF)

Admission

Review the admission requirements and complete the admission application. Identify whether you will be majoring in mathematics.

If you are a current student and wish to change majors, go to the WINGS Express major/minor change request form and change your major. If you are an undecided/exploratory student, talk to your advisor about majoring in mathematics.