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Data Literacy Foundation DL.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 32 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Computer Science and Information Technology
Effective as of Fall 2024

What is the program about?

This certificate will prepare students to work in a business setting and assist a data technician or data scientist with data management. Students will learn how to collect, interpret, analyze, and turn raw data into meaningful, actionable insights. Students will gain the programming, math, visualization, and technical skills needed to solve specific problems and challenges within an organization. A data literate person has the ability to read, work with, analyze, and argue with data.

Program Outcomes

  • Applying evidence to assist in making decisions.
  • Use tools to visualize and present data.
  • Use tools to explore and cleanse data, and synthesize data as information.
  • Collect and manage data for analysis and decision making.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities include the following
Include the following:

Data Analyst
Business Analyst
Data Analytics Manager
Business Intelligence Analyst
Data Mining Specialist


Not at this time


  • MAT 0200


Course Title Credits
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
BIS 1230 Spreadsheet Software 3
CIS 1130 Network Fundamentals 3
CIS 1160 Introduction to Data Literacy 3
CIS 2165 Database Management 3
CIS 2265 Data Visualization with Tableau 3
CIS 2266 Python for Data Analytics 3
CIS 2267 Advanced Python for Data Analytics 3
CIS 2268 Structured Query Language (SQL) Programming 3
MAT 1455 Introduction to Data Science 5
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Program Accreditation Information


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.