Data Analytics B.S.

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The B.S. in Data Analytics degree program focuses on the collection, analysis, application, and management of data to make better decisions. The program focuses on creating and managing information systems in ways that promote effective decision making, increased employee productivity, and optimal service of an organization's information needs. Students gain the actionable insight that will provide real competitive advantage in a data-driven world. With the 4+1 integrated degree program, students can go on to earn their M.S. in Data Analytics with only one additional year of study.

Graduates go on to work in aerospace, banking, computer systems design, financial, government, and insurance. Jobs include computer programmer, investment banker, network administrator, software designer, and systems analyst.

Contact Information

Peter Wu
Interim Department Head
412-397-6458 phone
Wheatley Center 320

4-Year Course Plan

Freshman Year, Fall

Freshman Year, Spring

Sophomore Year, Fall

Sophomore Year, Spring

Junior Year, Fall

Junior Year, Spring

  • INFS4240 Database Mgmt System
  • INFS3221 Advanced Systems Analysis or another Data Analytics Elective
  • INFS3710 Knowledge Management or another Data Analytics Elective
  • FINA3000 Principles of Finance
  • SCI Elective

Senior Year, Fall

  • INFS4170 Glob, Econ, Soc., Eth Iss I/S
  • INFS4260 Data Integration for Analytics or another Data Analytics Elective
  • Open Elective 1
  • Open Elective 2
  • Open Elective 3

Senior Year, Spring

  • INFS4810 Project Management
  • INFS4630 Geographical Information Systems or another Data Analytics Elective
  • Open Elective 4
  • Open Elective 5
  • Open Elective 6
  • INFS4860 Program Outcome Assessment

Sample Courses:

These are some of the classes for students in this academic program:

Data Warehousing
Knowledge Management
Database Management System
Major Credits
Information Science, Business Law, Marketing
Core Credits
Communication Skills, Economics, Humanities, History, Sciences, etc.
Elective Credits

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