(1) Data 8 Section and Foundations Seminar
Students enrolling in Data 8 can apply to join Data Scholars! Students will enroll into a Data Scholars-only lab section for Data 8, and join a specialized 1-unit Foundations seminar. Students will also have access to special office hours and mentorship for academic support.
(2) Data Science Pathways Seminar
For students who have already completed Data 8 and the Foundations seminar, the Pathways seminar supports long-term discovery experiences and career orientation. Pathways will feature guest speakers from research and industry, and special workshops for career and professional development, portfolio-building, and goal setting. This seminar will meet once a week for 90 minutes.
(3) Data Science Discovery Seminar
For students who have completed the Pathways seminar and have two or more semesters of data science coursework completed, the Discovery seminar provides special workshops on cutting-edge data science tools, facilitates student matching onto some of the exciting research projects offered by the Data Science Discovery Research program, and offers research mentorship by experienced grad students and staff.