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Bachelor of Applied Science Degree Data Analytics


Notice: This is a new degree in the 2014-15 Academic Year

Learning Outcomes

Bellevue College has carefully designed the overall curriculum scope, as well as individual courses, to help students gain the knowledge, skills and abilities they need to be successful data analysts. Successful graduates of the program will meet all course and program learning outcomes.

Program graduates should be able to:
  1. Use technical tools and statistical knowledge to answer questions using data;
  2. Plan and organize multiple projects to meet deadlines;
  3. Apply data analytics within business contexts, in accordance with best practices, laws and regulations, and ethics.
  4. Communicate effectively in multiple contexts and a variety of formats.

Degree Requirements

Download the completion worksheet for the BAS degree [PDF]

Course No. Course Name Credits
Prerequisites

Associate degree in business, accounting, or information technology
to include the following general education requirements:

  • ENGL& 101 (5 Cr)
  • MATH 130/MATH& 146 (Introduction to Statistics) or equivalent (5 Cr)
  • Humanities course from the AAS-DTA list (5 Cr)
  • Social Science course from the AAS-DTA list (5 Cr)
  • Natural Science (physical) course from the AAS-DTA list (5 Cr)
  • Natural Science (life) course from the AAS-DTA list (5 Cr)
90

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
MET IN BACCALAUREATE (35-45 credits)

CMST 340 Applied Organizational Communication 5
ECON 4XX Econometrics 5
ENGL& 235 Technical Writing 5
INTST 150 International Business 5
MATH 341 and 342 Applied Statistical Methods, I and II 10
PHIL 375 Ethics in Information Technology 5
Humanities or Social Science if needed 5-10

CORE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (55 credits)

BA 240 Statistical Analysis 5
DA 310 Introduction to Analytics 5
DA 320 Data Acquisition and Management 5
DA 410 Multivariate Analytics 5
DA 420 Predictive Analytics 5
DA 430 Marketing Analytics 5
DA 4XX Elective 5
DA 485 Capstone Project 5
ISIT 330 Business Intelligence Applications 5
ISIT 334 Data Visualization 5
ISIT 434 Web Analytics 5
BAS DATA ANALYTICS COURSEWORK TOTAL 90-100
Grand Total 180

Entry Requirements

  • Individuals must have an associate degree in business (management, marketing, sustainable, etc.) or accounting, or information technology (software development, database or business intelligence) Cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all college courses
  • At least 30 credits of general education requirements must have been completed as part of the associate's degree (see prerequisites)
  • Level one Excel proficiency
  • Familiarity with databases

Application Process

To be considered for the bachelor of applied science in Data Analytics, prospective students must submit the following:

  • Completed bachelor of applied science application form.
  • Nonrefundable application fee of $75
  • Official transcripts from regionally accredited college(s), demonstrating completion of an appropriate associate's degree or equivalent credits, and the prerequisite courses, with a GPA of 2.0 or higher

Tuition

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Data Analytics is a self-support program and therefore does not necessarily follow the upper division tuition schedule published in the college catalog and quarterly schedule. Tuition includes applicable college and course fees, plus current per credit rates published online at http://www.bellevuecollege.edu/enrollment/tuition/ These courses are not eligible for tuition waivers.

Staying on Track

Use Degree Audit to track your progress toward completion of this degree at bellevuecollege.edu/degreeaudit Please refer to http://www.bellevuecollege.edu/programs/degrees/ for latest degree updates and further information.

Graduation Application

Students must apply for graduation. Submit your graduation application form two quarters prior to the expected graduation date and pay the application fee.

Application deadlines:

  • Fall: June 1
  • Winter: October 10
  • Spring: December 10
  • Summer: March 15

Graduation Requirements

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

  • Complete 90 quarter credits in the general program and concentration 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 http://www.bellevuecollege.edu/classes/all/.

Associate in Arts and Sciences Degree (AAS-DTA)

The Associate in Arts & Sciences Degree Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) is updated annually on the Bellevue College website at: https://www.bellevuecollege.edu/worksheets/pdfs/Transfer/AAS_DTA.pdf

Transfer Credits

For credits from other institutions, meet with a faculty advisor or curriculum advisor for an initial unofficial transcript review.

For an official review, submit a Petition for Exception to Degree or Certificate Requirements and an official transcript(s) in the prior institution(s) sealed envelope to the Program Chair.

Non-Traditional Credits

BC awards non-traditional credit for prior learning. Credit may be awarded for work completed in private study, at non-accredited institutions, or for certificate/training. Credit is awarded through examination, evaluation of certification/training, or submission of portfolio or other form of assessment. To apply for the credits, students must be registered at the college for the quarter in which non-traditional credits are requested and have completed ten quarter credit hours at the college.

For more information, go to http://www.bellevuecollege.edu/enrollment/academic/nontraditional/

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