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Advanced and Continuous Studies in Business Analytics and Data Science, Associate in Science

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3+1 PROGRAM IN Business Analytics and data science


Students in this business analytics and data science option of the “3+1” program graduate with an associate degree from OCC in Business Administration - Data Analytics option, and then matriculate into the Advanced and Continuous Studies degree program - Business Analytics and Data Science option (AS.ACS.DATA), allowing for financial aid to continue and for the full 90 credits to transfer to the aligned four-year university.  The 300-level courses included in this option have been developed by OCC in conjunction with our four-year partner, New Jersey City University (NJCU). Upon successful completion, no course shall be repeated at NJCU.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
BUSN 249 Operations Management 3
BUSN 275 Principles of Finance 3
BUSN 390 Fundamentals of Data Visualization for Business Analytics and Data Science 3
CSIT 200 Information Security Fundamentals 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
BUSN 291 International Business: A Cultural Perspective 3
BUSN 391 Basics of Data Collection, Data Warehousing, and Data Cleansing 3
CSIT 275 Data Management Analytics 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours30