Program of

Data Science & Data Analytics

Harness data for the good of communities and the world

Data Science & Data Analytics

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An Inter-disciplinary program in data analytics and science, with a unique liberal arts approach

Majoring in data analytics or data science at Beloit, you will learn not only how to work with data, but also the humanistic foundation of data work.

You will acquire career-ready skills and gain real-world experience that will position you, at graduation, to work in a variety of fields that make use of complex data sets (e.g. business, the arts, science, government, and more).

The Data Science Major

Requires more math and training in machine learning and data mining.

Recommended for those intending to pursue higher degree in data science, or wishing to work with big data.

The Data Analytics Major

Stronger emphasis on the humanistic foundation of data work.

Recommended for those interested in data analytics jobs across industry, government, and the nonprofit sector.

Ian Jacobs’22

Life Altering Biometrics and Infectious Diseases

Ian Jacobs’22 had a general interest in biology when he arrived at Beloit College. As a sports fan, he also loved statistics and data analysis. A biometrics class in his third semester inspired him to bring his interests together to study infectious diseases.

Antariksh Sharma’23 in the Marjorie and James Sanger Center for the Sciences.

Taking a chance

Born and raised in Mumbai, Antariksh Sharma’23 was in his last year of high school when he was presented with two starkly different options: join the Indian Merchant Navy and travel the world aboard a commercial ship or move to the United States to study at Beloit College. He chose Beloit and hasn’t looked back.


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