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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
with Specialization in Data Science

General Description of the Program

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) includes the study of computing concepts and theories, algorithmic foundations, and new developments in computing. The program prepares students to design and create algorithmically complex software and develop new and effective algorithms for solving computing problems. Graduates of this program can expect a successful and rewarding career in specification design, coding, and software testing. It also focuses on software engineering, database, WWW, and large-scale software.

Description of Specialization

Data Science seeks to understand and investigate data in various forms using scientific methods, processes, algorithms, and frameworks to extricate knowledge and insights to see genuine peculiarities. It utilizes methods and various hypotheses from software engineering, mathematics, statistics, and other related disciplines. It trains students to understand different data science algorithms to generate and derive meaningful results for application in any domain.

Program Description:

The BSCS program with a specialization in Data Science helps produce students who are computing professionals equipped with mathematics and statistics foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory appropriate to identify, analyze, formulate, research literature, and solve complex problems in the relevant domain disciplines. With this program, Tamaraws can become data-driven decision-makers.

Graduates of BSCS with specialization in the Data Science program are expected to have the following competencies:

  • BSCS Soft Skills and Values
    • Communication Skills
    • Problem Solving Skills
    • Adaptability to Change
    • Professional Ethics
    • Lifelong Learning Skills
    • Creativity and Innovation
    • Team Work
    • Leadership

  • BSCS Technical Skills
    • Programming Skills
    • Software Engineering
    • Design and Analysis Skills
    • Project Management
    • Math and Statistics
    • Security Skills
    • Data Management

  • Additional Technical Skills from Specialization
    • Analytics and Modeling
    • Machine Learning Methods
    • Data Visualization
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Business Expertise
    • Research Methods

Expanded Career Opportunities for graduates of this program

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Analyst
  • Research and Development computing professional
  • Systems Analyst
  • Database Programmer/Designer
  • Information Security Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Engineer
  • QA Specialist
  • System Administrator
  • Software Support Specialist
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Systems -Software Developer
  • Computer Science Instructor
  • Applications Software Developer

Computer Science Department

Room 1505


Office Hours: Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. ─ 5:00 p.m.

Trunkline: (02) 8281 8888 Local 222/224


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