Data Analytics DA.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 31 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Computer Information Systems
Effective as of Fall 2012

What is "Data Analytics"?

This certificate prepares students for entry-level data analytics positions requiring knowledge, setup and usage of business intelligence and data analysis solutions. Data analytics is expanding in businesses, government agencies and not-for-profit organizations, enabling them to make better decisions utilizing appropriate data and information. Students will have the ability to structure data and prepare reports in a way that is meaningful to business, government agency and not-for-profit organization users. Course work will include database concepts, data modeling, SQL, data analysis, data mining tools, mathematical and statistical techniques, project management and systems analysis. Emphasis is placed on strong communication skills necessary to interact with key users and understand their requirements.

Program Outcomes

  • Describe the need for an Information Systems methodology and describe the phases of the Systems Describe the need for an Information Systems methodology and describe the phases of the Systems Design, develop and implement data analytic solutions.
  • Design, document and implement computer software solutions given definition of a problem and requirements for a solution.
  • Describe the need for an Information Systems methodology and describe the phases of the Systems Apply database design, SQL programming and database application skills to solve business and information technology problems.
  • Describe the need for an Information Systems methodology and describe the phases of the Systems Describe the need for an Information Systems methodology and describe the phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle. Develop systems documentation including project plan, process models, data models, structure charts and user interface designs.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities in IT include entry-level positions such as software developers, web developers, help desk analysts, network administrators, user support specialists, network security analysts and network engineers.

Prerequisites

  • MAT 1460

Additional Information

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program: View the Gainful Employment Information

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
CIS 1111 Introduction to Problem Solving & Computer Programming 3
CIS 1140 Information Systems Analysis & Design 3
CIS 2165 Database Management 3
CIS 2170 Computer Information Systems Internship 2
CIS 2268 Introduction to Oracle 3
CIS 2269 Data Analytics Theory & Solutions 3
MAT 1460 Finite Mathematics for Business Analysis 4
MAT 2170 Business Statistics I 4
MAT 2180 Business Statistics II 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.