Specialize in Data Driven Innovation for IT Managers
This specialization develops valuable skills in data retrieval, mining, analysis, and reporting that are becoming increasingly useful across all sectors. Data majors become skilled problem-solvers and innovators, adapting to the changing needs of a modern enterprise.
Data analytics is the process of extracting meaning from raw data using anything from a laptop to specialized computer systems. These systems transform, organize, and model the data to draw conclusions and identify patterns, leading to increases in knowledge and market share that have significant implications for an organization’s profitability. The need for graduates with these skills crosses all types of business including agriculture, construction, finance, retail, government, manufacturing and not-for-profits.
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Bachelor's of Science in ITAM Specializing in Data Driven Innovation
The BS-ITAM degree is great for students who have completed a DTA degree and are transferring to CWU or who have completed their general education courses at CWU.
2021-2022 Catalog Requirements:
CWU general education and degree requirements must be satisfied.
|BS-ITAM Core Classes|
Introduction to Business
Sustainable Decision Making
Leadership and Supervision
Business Communication and Report Writing
Seeing Through the Data
Change Ready: Tech Skills for Leaders
Introduction to Cyberwarfare
|IT||248||Digital Systems Fundamentals||4|
Integrated Computer Applications
IT Security, Privacy and Ethics
Projects In Database
|RMT||340||Influencing Customer Decisions||4|
Customer Relationship Management
IT Management Career Planning
Cooperative Education (Internship)
|Total Core Credits:||75-79|
|Plus the Following Data Driven Innovation Specialization Classes:|
Advanced Spreadsheet Applications
Data Mining for IT Managers
Data Driven Innovation
Reporting Data and Analytics
Enterprise Database Systems: SQL
Applied Predictive Analytics for IT Managers
|Total Specialization Credits:||24|
If you're already admitted to CWU then you can declare your major today!
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