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Data Analysis and Software Development, AAS-T

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90 Credits

Data analysts help people and organizations collect, transform, analyze, and visualize data to communicate results that inform and guide decision making. The Data Analytics and Software Development program prepares students to become data practitioners in public and private sector roles such as programmer/analysts, data analysts, and business analysts. The program also delivers a strong foundation for students planning on continuing their education in the Information Technology-Software Development, BAS  (applied baccalaureate) degree program at Green River College.

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Program Outcomes

Successful graduates of the program should be able to:

  1. Solve data-related problems using a programming language.
  2. Extract data from a database using a relational database language.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to acquire, clean, and prepare data for analysis.
  4. Perform basic data analysis techniques such as filtering, aggregation, and joins.
  5. Produce and interpret data visualizations to describe, explore, and communicate insights from data.
  6. Understand and demonstrate basic programming and database constructs.

Related Instruction Requirements

Satisfies related instruction requirements.

Focus Area Requirements (15 credits)

Choose one of the following focus areas:

Software Development Focus

The software development focus provides students exposure to computer science fundamentals using Java and prepares students for continued study in the Information Technology-Software Development, BAS  program.

Business Management Focus

The business management focus provides students exposure to a common application of data analytics and prepares students for continued study in the Applied Management, BAS  program or in the Marketing and Entrepreneurship, BAS  program.

Electives (10 credits)

  • Ten credits of any college courses numbered 100 or higher.


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