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Data Analytics DATA.S.AAS

Associate of Applied Science - 65 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Computer Science and Information Technology
Effective as of Fall 2024

What is the program about?

Students will be prepared for entry-level data analytics positions requiring knowledge, setup and usage of business intelligence and data analysis solutions. Students will have the ability to extract, curate, wrangle, and visualize data in a way that is meaningful to a variety of organizations. Course work will include database concepts, data modeling, Structured Query Language (SQL), data analysis and visualization, data mining tools, mathematical and statistical techniques, project management and systems analysis. Emphasis is placed on strong communication skills necessary to interact with key stakeholders to achieve their desired objectives. This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at

Program Outcomes

  • Create, document and implement computer software solutions given a definition of a problem and requirements for a solution.
  • Construct database design, programming SQL, and database application skills to solve business and information technology problems. Analyze and effectively communicate business solutions with stakeholders.
  • Describe the need for an Information Systems methodology and the phases of the Systems Design; assess, develop and implement data analytic solutions.
  • Develop systems documentation including project plan, process models, data models, structure charts and user interface designs. Examine the phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle.

Career Opportunities

Opportunities include positions such as Data Engineer, Data Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst, Data Manager, Visualization Analyst, and Business Systems Analyst.


Course Title Credits
ACC 1100 (Small Business Accounting) OR ACC 1210 (Introduction to Financial Accounting) 3
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
BIS 1230 Spreadsheet Software 3
CIS 1111 Introduction to Problem Solving & Computer Programming 3
CIS 1130 Network Fundamentals 3
CIS 1140 Information Systems Analysis & Design 3
CIS 1160 Introduction to Data Literacy 3
CIS 2165 Database Management 3
CIS 2170 Computer Information Systems Internship 2
CIS 2265 Data Visualization with Tableau 3
CIS 2266 Python for Data Analytics 3
CIS 2268 Structured Query Language (SQL) Programming 3
CIS 2267 Advanced Python for Data Analytics 3
CIS 2269 Data Analytics Theory & Solutions 3
COM 2206 (Interpersonal Communication) OR COM 2211 (Effective Public Speaking) OR COM 2225 (Small Group Communication) 3
ECO 2160 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
MAT 1455 Introduction to Data Science 5
MAT 2170 Business Statistics I 4
MAT 2180 Business Statistics II 3
Ohio Transfer 36: Arts & Humanities Elective 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.