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Data Management and Analysis BAS, Data Analytics Concentration

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The Bachelor of Applied Science in Data Management and Analysis, Data Analytics Concentration provides graduates with the skills and knowledge needed for employment in the rapidly emerging field of data analytics, which comprises analyzing and interpreting the large datasets now available in a wide range of organizations and industries. Modern data analytics brings together tools and techniques from business, communication, graphic arts, information technology and statistics to collect, mine, interpret and represent large datasets to illustrate concepts and inform decisions.

Learning Outcomes

Degree recipients should be able to:

  • Use technical tools and statistical knowledge to answer questions using data.
  • Plan and organize multiple projects to meet deadlines.
  • Apply data analytics within business contexts, in accordance with best practices, laws and regulations, and ethics.
  • Communicate effectively in multiple contexts and a variety of formats.

Program Eligibility

Individuals must have:

  • Completion of the 60-66 credits of the program prerequisites or equivalent credits that represent the combination of program admission required courses and other college-level credits.
  • A minimum grade of “C” (2.0 GPA) is required for all Math and English prerequisite courses.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all college courses.
  • Level one Excel proficiency.

Degree Requirements

Completion of all required courses as shown on the worksheet for each corresponding concentration.
In addition to eligibility requirements, students must also achieve the following:

  • Complete Major Core, Electives and Concentration with a grade of C (2.0) or better.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework taken at BC and the courses applied to the degree, including credits transferred from other colleges.
  • At least 45 quarter credits for the degree must be completed in residence at BC, of which 30 credits must be upper-division.
  • Technical and math credits must not be more than 5 years old.

Application Process

To be considered for the Bachelor of Applied Science in Data Management and Analysis- Data Analytics, prospective students must submit the following:


  • Associate degree in Accounting, Business, Business Analysis & Technology, Marketing, Computer Science or Information Systems, related field, or an equivalent
  • ENGL 101  with a C or better 5 CR
  • ENGL 201  or ENGL 235  or ENGL 271  with a C or better 5 CR
  • MATH 138  or MATH 141  or MATH 151  or higher with a C or better 5 CR
  • BATECH 165  or CS 250  or Challenge test for Excel proficiency (see Program Manager) 5 CR
  • Humanities from AAS-DTA  transfer list 5 CR
  • Social Science from AAS-DTA  transfer list 5 CR
  • Science course in physical, biological, and/or Earth sciences or math from AAS-DTA  list 5 CR
  • Natural Science Lab-based course from AAS-DTA  transfer list 5-6 CR
  • Any college-level credits (100-level or above) not used for any other degree requirement 20-25 CR

Students, who don’t have an associate degree in the field listed above, should contact the Program Manager for more information. Students may be admitted with 65 credits that represent the combinations of program prerequisites and other college-level credits.

Technology or math credits must not be more than 5 years old. Math classes more than 5 years old may be accepted based on Math placement test results (see Program Manager).


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