Data Science Academic Enrichment

2019 grads

UC Berkeley has pioneered an innovative undergraduate curriculum that takes allows students from a variety of fields to use data-driven methods to think critically about the world, draw conclusions from data, and effectively communicate results.

Key elements include: 


Berkeley Unboxing Data Science (BUDS)

Berkeley Unboxing Data Science (BUDS) is a new Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS) summer program that immerses high school students in the world of data science and research.

Students working on Jupyter project

Connector Courses

Short courses applying Data 8 concepts

data scholars

Data Scholars

Students from various disciplines learn together and develop data science skills. 



Real world research opportunities across disciplines


Human Contexts and Ethics

Understanding the human and social implications of a datafied world


The new Data Science Career Accelerator offers internships for undergraduates to engage with industry partners across various sectors. Applications are now being accepted for new industry partners.



Data explorations built into existing courses