2021-2022 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Course Catalog

Applied Data and Predictive Analytics, BPS


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Contact

Associate Dean:

Ryan O. Williams, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, University College, associate teaching professor, Political Science, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, 315-443-5753, rywillia@syr.edu

Administrative Director:

Charlotte Stahrr, Academic Program Administrator, University College, 315-443-2693, cstahrr@syr.edu

Faculty List

Description

The Bachelor of Professional Studies in Applied Data and Predictive Analytics offers students broad skills in information systems, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and data graphics and visualization. Students will be able to interpret and translate data into market-ready, actionable information. Data analytics and visualization skills are highly prized in the global marketplace. This online bachelor’s degree ties together the fields of computer science, management, and business intelligence to prepare budding analysts to derive insights from complex data. 

Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Create data models and data warehouses
  2. Develop various digital graphics techniques and data visualization methods
  3. Demonstrate statistical and predictive/applied analytics methods and applications


Liberal Studies Core (31-34 credits)


The Liberal Studies Core gives a foundation in writing, language or quantitative skills, humanities, social science, natural science, and critical reflections. It draws upon lower-division courses in the College of Arts and Sciences.

  • Quantitative Skills (6-8 credits)

    Complete Quantitative Skills Sequence Requirement outlined in the Liberal Arts Core Guidebook.

    Humanities (Choose 6 credits)

    Any course listed in the Humanities Division of the Liberal Arts Core Guidebook.

    Social Science (Choose 6 credits)

    Any course listed in the Social Sciences Division of the Liberal Arts Core Guidebook.

    Natural Science (Choose 3-4 credits)

    Any course listed in the Natural Sciences Division of the Liberal Arts Core Guidebook.

    Critical Reflections on Ethical & Social Issues (Choose 3 Credits)

    Any course listed in the Critical Reflections on Ethical & Social Issues Division of the Liberal Arts Core Guidebook.

    First Year Seminar (1 Credit)

  • Writing (6 credits)

  • Students are required to select one Liberal Arts Core Course that meets the IDEA requirement

Professional Competencies Core (30 Credits)


The Professional Competencies Core covers fundamental knowledge and abilities required in the modern workplace, such as ethics and critical thinking, problem solving, human relations, diversity and change management, budgeting and resource management, and teamwork. The Professional Competencies Core includes an introductory course, and a capstone experience required of all B.P.S. students. Designed to draw together issues from across the entire B.P.S. program, these courses summarize concepts covered in the curriculum and develop students’ skills in strategic decision-making that looks to the future.

[Before] Required (9)

Electives (26-29 Credits)


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