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Academics

Fields of Study: All fields

This program is designed for non-computer science majors who want to experience working with a startup abroad and learn the basics of data science and the Python programming language.

Unique Study Opportunities

  • Visit or attend a lab session at a local startup site.
  • Develop in-demand tools and skills in computing.
  • Apply computational and inferential thinking to address real-world problems.

Language

Language of Instruction: English

Language Study: None

Courses and Credit

Requirements While Abroad

To successfully complete this program:

  • Take a full-time course of study: Two courses for a total of 10 quarter/6.7 semester UC units.

Current Program Courses

  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Python Programming

Research and independent study are typically not available.

Catalogs and Resources

  • UCEAP Course Catalog: See a list of courses UC students have taken on this program. 
  • Campus Credit Abroad: Learn the types of credit (major, minor, general education, elective) students from your campus received at this location. There are currently no listings for this program in the database.

Academic Culture

The intensity of this program requires active participation to maintain the pace. To avoid falling behind and to succeed up to the final weeks of the program, attend all classes and complete all assignments. 

You will be in class with other UC students. Regular classes are typically held Monday through Thursday until 4 pm. Additional activities are scheduled on some weekends.

Attendance and class participation are required. You are allowed a total of two absences during the program. Each absence beyond the limit will result in a deduction of 3 percentage points from your raw total. If you miss any portion of a class, you may be marked as absent or late, upon the faculty member’s discretion. Three tardies automatically convert to an absence. You will be allowed to make-up examinations in case of an excused absence due to illness, university approved activities, and major emergencies upon presentation of documentation to the instructor.

Grades

You will earn direct UC credit and grades for all coursework. Grades for this program are usually available in late August, about a month after the program ends. They may not arrive in time to accommodate the summer degree verification deadline.