Data analysis is an integral component in modern business decision-making processes. The certificate program offers students training in essential skills in data analytics. It comprises the following three courses:
- Data Management
- Data Visualization
- Predictive Modeling
|DATX 5801||Data Management||3|
|DATX 5803||Data Visualization||3|
|DATX 5805||Predictive Modeling Algorithms||3|
The pre-requisite for DATX 5801 is junior standing and GPA of 2.5 or higher (and is cross-listed with CSIS 3722). The prereqs for the other two DATX courses will be DATX 5801.
Students who successfully complete this program should be able to:
- manipulate and prepare a large data set for analysis through common techniques to clean data and identify trends and outliers;
- manage a large data set through database management and build an effective database application;
- describe and apply the common techniques used in data analytics and choose an appropriate technique to model and make predictions on a dataset.