BSISDA Admissions Requirements


Admissions Requirements — BS in Information Science and Data Analytics

All applicants for the degree completion program are required to meet the following requirements:

Completion of at least 60 transferable semester or 90 quarter units.

Grade point average of 2.0 or better.

Completion of all four CSU-approved General Education requirements with a C- or higher.

  • (A1) Oral Communication/Speech
  • (A2) Written English Composition
  • (A3) Critical Thinking/Logic
  • (B4) Math/Quantitative Reasoning (above the level of intermediate algebra)

The following courses must be taken prior to admission to the major in order to ensure the correct skill set. These can be taken at any community college or any university. Courses must be passed with a grade of C- or better.

Query Languages (1 unit)

  • One of the following: mySQL PL-SQL, or Oracle

Mathematics (3 units)

  • Calculus or Elementary Statistics

Programming (2 unit)

  • One of the following: Python, or R

Web Development (2 unit)

  • 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) (1 unit)