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Applied Data Science (CTADS)

Certificate

Description

The Applied Data Science certificate is intended for students who want to pursue a career in data analytics ("big data") or enhance their current business skills. Students learn how to capture, manipulate, and analyze structured data-the massive volume of numeric values that can be easily stored and sorted. They learn how to transform data into information to enable faster and more intelligent decision-making.

Continuing Eligibility

Minimum grade of "C" in major/area courses.

Contact Information

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Computer Instruction Dept
Advisors
Cheryl Byrne
Michael Galea

Requirements

(Items marked in orange are available online.)
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Credits
BMG 265 Business Statistics 3
BMG 275 Business and Supply Chain Analytics 4
BMG 285 or Applied Data Analytics
CIS 285 Applied Data Analytics 4
CIS 110 Introduction to Computer Information Systems 3
CIS 282 Relational Database Concepts and Application 3
Total 17
Total Credits Required
17

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