Data Analytics

Program at a Glance

121 Total Credits

2 Courses Per Term
5 Week Terms

Transfer Credits
Up to 90 Credits

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Data analytics is the method of examining large collections of data in order to make educated recommendations and uncover opportunities to improve business functions, often with the help of various analytics tools and software. When you’re dealing with a plethora of data, it can seem like an overwhelming task. The goal of data analytics is to simplify the process and explore efficient ways to organize and consolidate data to enhance an organization and give them a competitive edge.

A practice that emphasizes strong analytical and problem-solving skills, your job will be to maximize efficiency and provide data driven recommendations to improve an organization while applying technical knowledge of data structures and analytical tools. Do you consider yourself creative and analytical? 你喜欢探索数据和解决问题吗? If yes, a major in software development in the data analytics track could be a good fit for you.

During the course of this program, you could gain the necessary skills vital to:

  • Enhance the quality of an organization and maximize efficiency.
  • Apply strategy and analysis to drive real change.
  • 研究数据挖掘技术.
  • 推荐新的程序和软件.
  • Boost efficiency and profitability by applying knowledge of big data as it relates to the organization’s goals.

通过十大正规平台的全年计划, you could earn a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science with a Major in Software Development in the Data Analytics track in as little as 2.5 years.


Organizations rely heavily on talented data analysts to help their businesses excel. A knowledgeable data analyst will work to find ways to improve core processes, 更好的目标客户, avoid system failures and identify key industry opportunities. 

Careers in the field of software development and data analytics include: 

  • Webmaster
  • Game Developer
  • Mobile App Developer
  • 数据库管理员
  • Data Analyst
  • 计算机硬件工程师
  • Software Developer
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Business Analyst
  • Computer Programmer


Students in the B.S. in Computer & 信息科学十大正规平台发展规划, design, implementation, 以及操作系统的支持技能, networking, software programs, and security. Students develop additional focused skills based on which major the student pursues. Students also learn principles of excellent customer service in order to assist clients with technical issues.

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Science in Computer & 信息科学专业毕业生应具备:

  • Design, implement, and evaluate computer-based solutions that incorporate the appropriate computing requirements identified through the analysis of specific organizational or computing problems
  • Function effectively on teams to establish goals, plan tasks, meet deadlines, manage risk, 并产生可交付成果
  • Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments
  • Evaluate and use appropriate technical literature
  • Engage in continuous professional development through user groups, associations, conferences, readings, research, and other channels
  • Develop and apply ethical and legal best practices in the maintenance and security of information and systems
  • 开发云计算工具

除了BS CIS十大正规平台成果之外, students in the 软件开发专业 learn how to manage projects, 创建有趣的网页, 设计和编写各种程序, 使用和维护数据库, 了解和使用计算机网络.

Upon completion of the Software Development major - Data Analytics Track, graduates are expected to:

  • Design and develop security software solutions using object-oriented principles
  • Develop integrated systems solutions using software, web, and mobile applications to access organizational databases
  • 与客户一起规划安全的软件解决方案


Program Requirements




Choose one of these two courses: CIS214 - Object-Oriented Programming Using C# or CIS218 - Object-Oriented Programming Using JAVA.

Choose one of these two courses: CIS317 - Advanced Object-Oriented Programming Using C# or CIS319 - Advanced Object-Oriented Programming Using Java

Choose one of these two courses: CIS480 - Software Development Capstone or CIS490 - Bachelor's Externship-CIS

Choose one Lecture Course and Corresponding Lab from the following: CIS435 SQL Server and CIS435L SQL Server LAB or CIS436 Oracle PL/SQL and CIS436L Oracle PL/SQL LAB


Visit the 十大正规平台 University Catalog for the most current program information.

*For allowable substitutions of arts and sciences courses, see the Arts & 科学系网页.

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