BSISDA Admissions Requirements


Admissions Requirements — BS in Information Science and Data Analytics
Transfer Students

Transfer students who meet the following requirements will be considered for admission in the degree completion BS In Information Science and Data Analytics program:

  • Completion of at least 60 transferable semester or 90 quarter units
  • Grade point average of 2.0 or higher
  • Completion of all Four Basic Skills with a C- or higher in each course.
    • (A1) Oral Communication/Speech
    • (A2) Written English Composition
    • (A3) Critical Thinking/Logic
    • (B4) Math/Quantitative Reasoning (above the level of intermediate algebra)

Required Major Preparation

The following skill set should be in place prior to starting the major. This skill set can be obtained at any community college or any university. 

  • Query Languages
    • One of the following: mySQL PL-SQL, or Oracle
  • Mathematics
    • Calculus or Elementary Statistics
  • Programming 
    • One of the following: Python or R
  • Web Development 
    • A course that covers HTML5/CSS/JavaScript (including an understanding of the /difference between server-side web pages, single page apps (SPAs), server-side rendering (SSR), and progressive web apps (PWAs))
  • Computer Operating Systems (including Linux)

Alternatively, admitted students can develop this skill set before they start the program by completing the program technical electives ISDA 20A-D at SJSU during the summer session.

How to Apply

Students who meet the requirements may apply through undergraduate admissions. See also information for transfer students.

For quick questions about the program, please use the Virtual Drop in advising or Live Chat services available at the CPGE Student Success Center.