Data Analytics Concentration (9258)

This program prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of data analytics. Students will gain understanding in data modeling, database normalization, and SQL for data processing and obtain skills and utilize tools that are necessary for data storage, processing, analysis, visualization and application issues. Data analysts are responsible for extracting, categorizing and analyzing data, in order to identify patterns, behaviors and trends, as well as utilizing different reporting, modeling and analytical techniques. In addition to employment opportunities, students have the option to continue their education beyond the two-year associate degree program by enrolling in bachelor degree programs at local universities.

NOTE:  Students planning to transfer to a four-year college are encouraged to take ENGL 1120 English Composition II in addition to the following requirements.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
BUSM 1300 Introduction to Business 3
ENGL 1110
English Composition I (A) 1
or English Composition I (B)
FYEX 1000 First Year Experience 1
ITIS 1007 Principles of Information Technology and Computer Science 3
MATH 1600 Survey of College Mathematics 2 3
Select course(s) from the Arts and Humanities Electives list 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
ITCS 1010 Programming Logic 3
ITDB 1300 Introduction to Database Theory 2
ITIS 1520 Microsoft Office Excel: Skills and Techniques 3
MATH 1550 Statistics 4
1st 8 weeks  
ITDB 1400 Introduction to SQL 2
2nd 8 weeks  
ITDB 1405 Oracle PL/SQL Programming 2
 Credit Hours16
Third Semester
BUSM 2400 Business Communication 3
ITCS 1880 R Programming I 3
ITON 1070 Operating Systems: Skills and Techniques 1
ITON 1205 Network+ and Networking Essentials 2
Select course(s) from the Natural Sciences Electives list 3
Select course from one of the Data Analytics Pathway Electives list 3
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Semester
ITCS 1870 Python Programming I 3
ITDB 2500 Data Analytics 3
ITIS 1355 Security+ and Security Essentials 3
ITIS 2890 Information Technology and Computer Science Capstone 2
ITON 1748 Linux Administration I 3
Select courses(s) from the Social and Behavioral Sciences Electives list 3
 Credit Hours17
 Total Credit Hours64

English course selection is based on placement test results (ENGL 1111 English Composition I (B) is 4 credits, only 3 credits apply to the degree).


Students planning to transfer to a four-year college should take a sequence of math as advised by their counselor.

Technical course
This course is designated as a technical course in the program. Students must earn a "C" grade or higher in the course to fulfill the college's graduation requirements policy.

Data Analytics Pathways

Course Title Credit Hours
Electives for Bioscience/Science Analytics Pathway
BIOL 1030Environmental Issues and Solutions3
BIOL 1140Human Biology3
BIOL 1170Ecology and Environmental Biology4
BIOL 1200Fundamentals of Biology for the Health Technologies4
BIOS 1050Introduction to Biotechnology Science3
CHEM 1050Chemistry in the Everyday World3
Electives for Business Analytics Pathway
ACCT 1100Introduction to Financial Accounting4
BUSM 1330Business Ethics3
BUSM 1500International Business in a Global Environment3
BUSM 1700Principles of E-Business3
BUSM 1800Essentials of Management and Supervision3
FINN 1300Financial Management for the Small Business3
Electives for History/Political Science Pathway
HIST 1150Western Civilization I: Antiquity Through the Reformation3
HIST 1250Western Civilization II: Age of Revolution Through the Present3
HIST 1450World Civilization I: The Ancient and Medieval World3
HIST 1550World Civilization II: The Modern World3
HIST 2150U.S. History: Colonization Through Reconstruction3
HIST 2250U.S. History: Reconstruction to the Present3
HIST 2600Ohio History3
HIST 2750Latin American History3
POLS 1300U.S. National Government3


Course Title Credit Hours
Natural Sciences
CHEM 1050Chemistry in the Everyday World3
PSCI 1300Earth Science3
PSCI 1400Introduction to Meteorology3
Any other Natural Sciences laboratory course included in the Transfer Module
Arts and Humanities
ARTS 1120Art Appreciation3
ARTS 2220Survey of Art I3
ARTS 2230Survey of Art II3
ENGL 2250Survey of American Literature I3
ENGL 2260Survey of American Literature II3
ENGL 2280Survey of British Literature I3
ENGL 2290Survey of British Literature II3
HUMX 1100Introduction to Humanities3
HUMX 1200The American Experience in the Arts3
MUSC 1200Music Appreciation3
MUSC 1215World Music3
MUSC 1800Popular Music: Rock, Jazz, Country, and Hip-Hop3
MUSC 2200Music History and Literature I3
MUSC 2250Music History and Literature II3
PHIL 1500Introduction to Philosophy3
PHIL 2000Comparative Religion3
PHOT 1000History of Photography3
Social and Behavioral Sciences
ANTH 1160Introduction to Cultural Anthropology3
ECON 1150Basic Economics3
ECON 2500Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 2600Principles of Microeconomics3
GEOG 1500Introduction to Geography3
GEOG 1600World Regional Geography3
GEOG 2500World Cultural Geography3
HIST 1150Western Civilization I: Antiquity Through the Reformation3
HIST 1250Western Civilization II: Age of Revolution Through the Present3
HIST 2150U.S. History: Colonization Through Reconstruction3
HIST 2250U.S. History: Reconstruction to the Present3
POLS 1300U.S. National Government3
POLS 2500Modern Political Ideologies3
PSYC 1500Introduction to Psychology3
SOCY 1150Principles of Sociology3