Data Sciences

Acknowledgement of Completion
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Overview

Data science specialists require a unique set of skills to analyze the numbers and information that support organizational strategy and direction. In this fully online introduction to Data Sciences Acknowledgement of Completion, develop knowledge in data analysis, tools, collection and management as well as an introduction to statistical and predictive modelling.  This is a collection of courses designed to provide foundational information.  For those seeking an Ontario College Graduate Certificate, please visit Analytics for Business Decision Making Graduate Certificate - 386.

View courses available this term under Program of Studies.

You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admission & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.

Interested in taking a single course? No problem. Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, these courses can be taken individually or as part of the full program.

Program Contact
Continuing Education Technology

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Technology and Skills.

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Mandatory Courses

Course Number Course Name Course Description
BUSN10271

Introduction to Data Analysis

Students are introduced to data analysis principles, practices, and approaches used in research, Big Data, data science, and artificial intelligence. They will analyze the algorithms and statistical models used to support analytics and business decision-making for different industries and functions.
BUSN10268

Data Analysis Tools for Analytics

Students are introduced to different scripting language tools such as SQL, NOSQL, Apache, Java and Python that support data analysis on large volumes of data. They also analyze the strengths and limitations of current tools used today. Students review and recommend which tools best support data analysis, data quality, problem solving, analysis, analytics and business decision-making for different functions and industries.
BUSN10267

Data Collection and Data Management

Students are introduced to data sources, informatics, data models, data management and data ownership; all key components to the data-driven organization. They analyze the common practices, prioritization approaches, system workload and security challenges for systems that support high data volumes and analytics. Students assess the individual, legal and society impacts of collecting data, including social media data. They also assess the historic problems with data collection and data management and how the current tools are used to address these problems.
BUSN10260

Statistical and Predictive Modelling for Analytics I

Students are introduced to statistical models and predictive models that support data analytics and business decision-making. They will apply statistical approaches and algorithms to identify model structures to help solve business problems. Students will recommend how to best integrate and calibrate these models and algorithms to increase data quality, usability, and improve predictive analyses to improve system workload and business decision-making.

The list of scheduled course offerings for this program is below. Please note that all offerings are subject to change. Not every course is offered every semester, so please consider this schedule when planning your academic path.

Course Code Course Name

Fall 2020

(Sept to Dec)
BUSN10271

Introduction to Data Analysis

OntarioLearn
BUSN10268

Data Analysis Tools for Analytics

OntarioLearn
BUSN10267

Data Collection and Data Management

OntarioLearn
BUSN10260

Statistical and Predictive Modelling for Analytics I

OntarioLearn
Getting Started

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MyMohawk is the college portal used to access your student account information, email, grades and more. Your username and password can be found on the Continuing Education Acknowledgement of Registration & Student Account form that was sent to you after you registered for your course. Visit the Getting Started - MyMohawk Guide for step-by-step instructions.

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