Data Analytics, Associate of Science
Data Analytics, Associate in Science
The Associate of Science in Data Analytics will provide students with a solid foundation in the fields of data science, business intelligence, and analytics. The program is designed to prepare students for entry-level jobs or to help them advance into careers, such as Business Analytics Specialist, Data Analyst, Data Visualization Developer, Operations Research Analyst, and Market Research Analyst. Topics covered will include statistics, research methods, SQL queries and data views, systems analysis and design, and applied predictive analytics.
Program Level Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Apply the methods, techniques, and tools relevant to data analytics.
- Solve organizational problems by applying the methods, techniques, and tools relevant to systems analysis and design.
- Demonstrate predictive analytics techniques to common business scenarios.
Associate Degree Requirements
Complete at least 60 units of acceptable college work with a minimum of 12 units completed in residence at Coastline. Earn an overall grade point average of 2.0 or higher from all colleges attended and a 2.0 or higher grade point average at Coastline.
*Students must be in good academic standing (not on probation and/or disqualification) during the semester graduation is petitioned.
Program of Study
Complete the required courses in one of the programs as detailed In the Academic/Career/Certificate Programs section of this catalog. All coursework must be completed with a grade of C or higher.
Complete one of the three General Education options below:
Option 1 — Coastline General Education: designed for students pursuing an Associate degree and who may or may not be planning to transfer to a four-year university. The degree is transferable to many colleges and universities.
Option 2—CSU GE Breadth: designed for students who are planning to transfer to a university in the CSU system. It may also be appropriate for transfer to some independent colleges and universities.
Option 3—IGETC: designed for students who are planning to transfer to a university in the CSU or UC system. It also may be appropriate for transfer to some independent colleges and universities.
Global and Multicultural Studies Requirement
Complete at least 2.5 units from any Global and Multicultural Studies courses.
Associate in Science General Education Option 1
|MATH C160||Introduction to Statistics||4|
|PSYC C100||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|PSYC C280||Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology||4|
|CIS C240||SQL Database Development||3|
|or CST C157||SQL Database Development|
|CIS C250||Data Analytics 1 - Introduction to Data Analytics||3|
|CIS C260||Data Analytics 2 - Systems Analysis and Design||3|
|CIS C270||Data Analytics 3 - Applied Predictive Analytics||3|
|CIS C280||Data Analytics 4 - Data Visualization||3|
|Total Units for Major Preparation||26|
|Degree Option 1, 2, or 3||Varies|
|Electives to satisfy unit requirement||Varies|
|Total Degree Units||60|