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2022-2023
Major:

Data Analytics (B.A., B.S.)

The Data Analytics major brings together skills in computer programming, quantitative reasoning, collaboration, communication, and creative thinking. Students who pursue this major will develop a broad technological toolkit for obtaining, analyzing, and visualizing data. By applying their skills to projects and internships, students will acquire flexible problem-solving skills for rapidly-changing professional environment.

Academically equivalent, both bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees will fully prepare you for a career in data analytics. If you choose to graduate with two majors, and the one major is only offered as a B.A. or B.S., the second major should match the first degree.

Departments/Programs:

Data Analytics Major (B.A. or B.S.**, 40-42 hours plus supporting program)
Technical Foundations 22 hours
CMPSC 1100 Python Programming I 4 hours
DATA 1200 Excel and SQL Programming 4 hours
CMPSC 2100 Python Programming II 4 hours
DATA 1300 Foundations of Data Analytics I* 3 hours
DATA 1400 Foundations of Data Analytics II* 3 hours
DATA 3100 Data Visualization With R 4 hours
Statistics 2-4 hours

Take one of the following:

2-4 hours
Communication 4 hours

Take one of the following:

4 hours
Concentration (Choose one) 6 hours

Advanced Data Analytics

3 hours

3 hours

Business

3 hours

3 hours

Project Management

3 hours

3 hours

Cybersecurity

3 hours

3 hours

Supply Chain Management

3 hours

3 hours

Computer Science

3 hours

3 hours

Experiential Learning Capstone 6 hours
DATA 4970 Internship 3 hours
DATA 4980 Capstone Project 3 hours

*This course is offered remotely via NWU's partnership with a Consortium. The partnership allows students to earn NWU credit for specific courses. Classes are designed by top academics and industry leaders, vetted by NWU, and taught by experts in the field.