Bachelor Data Analytics

General

Program Description

Data analytics is integral to many industries. That’s why our program is interdisciplinary in nature. You’ll explore the subject from multiple perspectives and learn from knowledgeable professors with expertise in a variety of areas.

Choose between four focus areas: geography, marketing, social media, and health informatics. You’ll take courses in your focus area as well as in computer science, data science, statistics, and other disciplines. You’ll also examine the ethical concerns surrounding the mining of public data by private and public organizations.

At ONU, you’ll experience a close-knit campus with small class sizes, enduring friendships with peers and individualized attention from faculty. In fact, your professors will help you uncover your strengths and interests. They will become personally invested in your future success.

With opportunities for hands-on learning, you’ll build skills in communication, teamwork and critical thinking. Upon graduation, you’ll be a nimble professional who can lead teams in a high-tech, rapidly-changing environment. Your versatile degree will open doors in many different fields – from health care to government, marketing to social media.

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Opportunity abounds

  • Tackle a senior capstone project related to data mining, data visualization, machine learning or another topic connected to your focus area.
  • Land an internship in your field of interest to gain hands-on experience.
  • Work side-by-side with an ONU professor on research, with the chance to attend professional conferences and present research findings.

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Where could you end up?

  • GIS analyst
  • Census bureau analyst
  • Medical records analyst
  • Marketing analyst
  • Social media analyst
  • Digital media analyst

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Curriculum

  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Python and Problem-Solving
  • Statistical Computing with R
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Mining
  • Big Data Analytics

Year 1

Fall Semester Credit Hours Spring Semester Credit Hours
ECCS 1011 Python and Problem Solving 3 ECCS 2011 Intro to Data Science 3
MATH 1631 Calculus 1 4 STAT 2561 Statistics for Professionals 2 3
STAT 1561 Statistics for Professionals 1 3 Distribution Requirement 3
ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3 Distribution Requirement 3
TREX 1001 Transitions Experience 3 Distribution Requirement 3
Total 16 Total 15

Year 2

Fall Semester Credit Hours Spring Semester Credit Hours
ECCS 2671 Data Structures and Algorithms 1 3 ECCS 2021 Machine Learning 3
STAT 3581 Statistical Computing with R 3 ECCS 3481 Databases 3
Subject Area Course 3 Subject Area Course 3
Diversity Seminar 3 PHIL 2401 Professional Ethics 3
Distribution Requirement 3 Distribution Requirement 3
Total 15 Total 15

Year 3

Fall Semester Credit Hours Spring Semester Credit Hours
ECCS 3021 Data Mining (every other year) 3 STAT 3571 Statistical Computing with SAS 3
Subject Area Course 3 Distribution Requirement 3
Distribution Requirement 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total 15 Total 15

Year 4

Fall Semester Credit Hours Spring Semester Credit Hours
ECCS 3031 Big Data Analytics (every other year) 3 DATA 40x1 4001 Capstone or 4021 Internship 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective (at least 2 hours) 2
Total 15 Total 15

Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

Ohio Northern University is an independent, comprehensive University located in the scenic village of Ada, Ohio. The University comprises five colleges: Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, E ... Read More

Ohio Northern University is an independent, comprehensive University located in the scenic village of Ada, Ohio. The University comprises five colleges: Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering, Pharmacy and Law. Since our inception in 1871, we’ve been devoted to developing students who are ready to immerse themselves and progress to the next level? in everything they do. Read less