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2020-21 Catalog 
2020-21 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Data Analytics, BAS

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The Bachelor of Applied Science in Data Analytics 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

Entry Requirements

Individuals must have:

  • Completion of the 35-41 credits of the program prerequisites or equivalent credits that represent the combination of program admission required courses and other transferable 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 general education requirements and BAS Degree Requirements with a grade of C 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
  • Courses may be subject to minimum grade requirements and prerequisites. Check online at www.bellevuecollege.edu/classes/all.

Application Process

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

  • Completed general Bellevue College admission form
  • Nonrefundable admissions and placement fee of $55
  • Completed Bachelor of Applied Science application form.
  • Nonrefundable application fee of $75
  • Official transcripts from regionally accredited college(s), demonstrating completion of an appropriate associates degree or equivalent credits, and the prerequisite courses, with a GPA of 2.0 or higher


Associate degree in Accounting, Business, Marketing, Computer Science or Information Systems, related field or an equivalent associate’s degree. Students may be admitted with 65 equivalent credits that represent the combinations of program prerequisites and other transferable college-level credits and other transferable college-level credits.

Students, who don’t have an associate degree in a field listed above, should contact the BAS DA program manager for more information. Technology or math credits must not be more than 5 years old.


Any BC or transferable college level credits not used for general education prerequisites (commonly fulfilled from courses in associate degree) 25-30 CR


Any BC or transferable college-level credits not used at general education prerequisites (commonly fulfilled from courses in associate degree ) 25 CR


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