The BSc Data Science provides students with thorough training in Data Science, focusing on making decisions supported by data. It includes core education in Mathematics and Statistics (to formulate relevant questions and determine the answer based on data) and Computer Science (to manipulate and visualize data efficiently) along with a concentration in a disciplinary cognate (to provide domain knowledge). The program provides a solid theoretical basis as well as practical experience and work-integrated learning opportunities. Data Science graduates have an impact on society by supporting evidence-based decisions based on humanity’s ever-growing collection of data.
Students accepted into the B.Sc. in Data Science degree program must comply with all University policies and regulations relating to baccalaureate degrees and continuance.
Students must complete a mandatory Work Integrated Learning course.
General Admission Requirements
All students must meet the general admission requirements for Mount Royal University programs, as indicated in the Admission section of this calendar.
Additional Admission Requirements
In addition to meeting the general admission requirements indicated in the Admission section of this calendar, applicants must also satisfy the following criteria.
Academic Course Requirements
The following specific courses (or equivalencies) with the specified minimum grades are required for admission into the Bachelor of Science - Data Science program:
- English Language Arts 30-1 - 60%
- Mathematics 30-1 - 65%
Although Conditional Admission may be granted in advance of receipt of final/official transcripts, confirmation of the achievement of specified minimum grades will take place after all final/official transcripts have been received by the University. Applicants who do not meet these minimum grade requirements will be denied admission.