BAS in Information Systems and Technology Business Intelligence Concentration

Program Updated: The requirements for this program have been updated for 2017 – 2018.
Please review the changes and consult with your adviser or program manager if you have questions.

The Business Intelligence concentration prepares graduates for roles in data management and data analysis. The concentration includes relational database design and implementation, data interchange technologies, design and implementation of data warehousing, and skills in predictive analytics, reporting and performance management. Graduates who choose this concentration will be prepared for jobs as database developers, business intelligence developers, data analysts/report writers, and electronic data interchange (EDI) specialists.

Program Requirements

Completion Worksheet

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Prerequisites Requirements – All Students

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
Associate degree in IT or CS-related field or equivalent credits that represent the combination of program admission required courses and other transferable college-level credits.
Must have two English courses and at least 20 credits of general education courses from the following list of General Education requirements:
English Composition (5 Cr)
The Research Paper (5 Cr) or Technical Writing (5 Cr)
College Level Math (5 Cr)
(see below for specific concentration requirements)
Social Science course from the AAS-DTA transfer list (5 Cr)

(Students selecting the Application Development or BI concentration do not need a social science prerequisite)

Humanities course from the AAS-DTA transfer list (5 Cr)
Natural Science (5-6 Cr)

(Ten credits in Natural Science from AAS-DTA list required for BAS Information Systems and Technology graduation. Students must choose from two different subject areas. At least five credits must be in physical, biological and/or Earth sciences. Shall includes at least one laboratory course)

Core Program Requirements – All Students

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
BUS 355 Business of Information Technology 5
CMST 340 Advanced Communication in Business & Technology 5
ISIT 105 Problem Solving for the IT Professional 5
ISIT 490 Capstone I 5
ISIT 491 Capstone II 5
PHIL& 115 Critical Thinking 5
PHIL 375 Ethical Issues in Information Technology 5
Any 200-level Social Science course from AAS-DTA transfer list 5
Natural Science (5 Cr) from AAS-DTA transfer list 5

Technical Prerequisites for Business Intelligence Concentration

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
MATH 130 Introduction to Statistics (5 Cr)
BA 240* Statistical Analysis (5 Cr)

Business Intelligence Concentration Requirements

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
BUS& 101 Introduction to Business 5
BUS 370 Intermediate Project Management 5
ISIT 328 Information Security Essentials 5
ISIT 330 Business Intelligence Applications 5
ISIT 331 Applied Database Concepts 5
ISIT 332 Data Warehousing 5
ISIT 333 Applied Programming Concepts 5
ISIT 334 Data Visualization Tools & Techniques 5
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
ISIT 336 Dimensional Modeling (5 Cr)
ISIT 337 Predictive Analytics (5 Cr)
ISIT 338 Data Analysis Techniques (5 Cr)
ISIT 432 Data Repositories for Analytics (5 Cr)
ISIT 434 Web Analytics (5 Cr)
ISIT 436 Performance Management (5 Cr)

Total Credits: 180

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Last Updated July 19, 2017