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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, AAAS Planning Guide

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Program Description

Business Intelligence provides the information required to enhance business decision-making; whereas, Data Analytics is the process of converting raw data into meaningful information. Together, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics are becoming critical factors in the overall success and stability of top companies around the world - both public and private.

The Business Intelligence and Data Analytics (BIDA) AA degree focuses on providing graduates in-depth knowledge and teaching them the necessary skills to sole today’s business problems in order to prepare for tomorrow’s opportunities. The degree provides graduates a strong foundation in principles and theories of data, reporting, visualizations, analytics, project development, and data-driven decision-making skills. Upon completion, graduates will be familiar with cutting-edge technologies and possess skills and experience with practical business applications that enable businesses to recognize opportunities for improvement and enable them to sustain a competitive advantage.

This program emphasizes project management, technical learning, systems thinking along with a robust technology-focused curriculum including coursework in business intelligence, data mining, analytics, reporting, and programming languages R and Python.

AAAS Degree (94-99 Credits)

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this planning guide. However, the information is subject to change without notice and final career decisions are the responsibility of the student.

Minimum grade of 1.0 in each individual course in the program, and overall GPA of 2.0 or better required.

Program Prerequisites

Intermediate Excel or Instructor permission. Placement into BTWRT 215  or ENGL& 101 , MATH& 146 , and BUSTC 265 .

General Education Core Requirements

Communication Skills (10 Credits)

Human Relations (2-5 Credits)

Multicultural Understanding (3-5 Credits)

Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning (5 Credits)

Computer Science Requirements (5 Credits)

Approval To Graduate

Student Name, SID and Date: ____________________________________________________

Faculty Advisor and Date: _______________________________________________________

Division Dean and Date: ________________________________________________________

Credential Approval and Date: ____________________________________________________

Sample Schedule for AAAS Degree

Program Advisor

Jessica Custis (206) 545-4540 jcustis@shoreline.edu Rm 1408

Program Information

Length of Program: 94-99 Credits
Completion Award: A.A.A.S. Degree
Enrollment: Every quarter (Fall recommended)
Approximate Quarterly Costs: $25-$85
(in addition to tuition, books, and parking)

Program Code: BIAIDAPT

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