UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ANALYTICS
Total Credit Hours: 12
Program Length: As little as 8 months
The Information Technology Analytics certificate is a comprehensive program designed to equip individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to leverage data analytics techniques and tools in the field of information technology (IT). This program offers a practical and hands-on approach to understanding data-driven decision making and empowers participants to extract valuable insights from complex IT datasets.
- Complete in as little as 8 months
- No prerequisites
- Transfer credits toward any bachelor’s degree at SC
Recently ranked as one of the Top Accredited Online Colleges, Southwestern College offers quality online degrees to adult learners. With courses taught by expert faculty and access to a variety of student resources, SC learners are provided with the tools and flexibility needed to succeed in their education while preparing for professional advancement.
Anyone interested in completing the Certificate in Information Technology Analytics may complete a Southwestern College Professional Studies Application for Admission. The four courses comprising the Information Technology Analytics Certificate can be completed in eight months or less and there are no prerequisites.
Individuals completing the Information Technology Analytics Certificate at Southwestern College may apply these 12 multi-discipline credit hours toward any bachelor’s degree offered by Southwestern College Professional Studies as either a major requirement or an elective.
The Information Technology Analytics Certificate is offered in an online format. Courses are delivered in six-week sessions to allow maximum flexibility for busy professionals.
CORE MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
CSCI290 Computer Science Essentials
This course presents algorithms, data structures, secure coding, and software design. Learners will learn to analyze program requirements, construct, and analyze and algorithmic solution. Learners identify and implement data structures within a software application to create optimized code. Learners explore various facets of information security, particularly relating to coding practices. Credit 3 hours.
DASC210 Foundations of Information Technology
This course will examine information technology as a complete field of study. Students will explore the different roles, responsibilities, and potential job opportunities. Topics will include how both information and computing systems support business, basics of computer hardware, support and communications needs. Credit 3 hours.
DASC220 Data Management
Data management will focus on the fundamentals of databases and the management of data. Students will examine current research and developments in the field. The course focuses on theory and application of topics to include data modeling and design, storage, database design, security and data mining. Credit 3 hours.
DASC230 Administration and Leadership in Data Management
The course will cover the process operatizing and leading in the field of data management. There will be a focus on leadership and operating within this the field of data. Students will conduct research, study theory and apply what they have learned. Credit 3 hours.