Contact WeiKian Chen, Chairperson, Department of Software Technology
Phone: (802) 865-6467
Innovations in technology have led to an exponential growth in available data, and businesses now find themselves challenged to manipulate, aggregate, analyze and integrate all that data to inform their business strategy, as well as advance their research and development. Data analytics is the practice of working with this "big data," and the demand for these skills in the marketplace is outpacing the supply.
Having knowledge in data analytics would be a tremendous asset to any major. Throughout the 18-credit program, you'll gain introductory data analytics skills, which includes a basic understanding of statistical testing, computer programming and their relationship to economic concepts often analyzed in the marketplace. The elective courses offered give you a chance to apply your skills in a specific area of interest.
Students must complete three of the following courses:
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