Upon completion of the BS in Information Science and Data Analytics program, students will be able to:
A. Apply information and data science concepts and methods by thinking critically and creatively to conceptualize and solve real world problems;
B. Demonstrate an understanding of the data lifecycle, including data curation and stewardship. distributed computing, and the data pipeline ecosystem;
Graduates with a BS in Information Science and Data Analytics will have knowledge of software principles and practices, programming concepts and techniques, data structures, and system development methods and practices. In addition, they will have studied the human aspect of technology usage with consideration on privacy and ethics and impacts on society.
The major classes in the BS In Information Science and Data Analytics program are delivered exclusively online via the Canvas learning management system in an asynchronous format. Virtual labs may also be used in some courses.
All core GE (lower division) courses can be taken in person or online, and can be completed at SJSU or a local community college.
A minor is recommended and may be decided upon after consultation with the major advisor.
Fees and Tuition
Information on tuition and fees can be found on the Bursar’s Office website.
Students are advised to budget for textbook expenses, as well as obtaining the necessary equipment to prepare their home computing environment, including monthly Internet service, so that they may begin their first semester with all materials in place.
Starting with the fall 2022 semester, freshmen will be admitted to BS ISDA in Regular Session.
The university’s Student Outreach and Recruitment office is available on live chat or via Zoom to assist with questions about San José State University and its programs, as well as the admissions process.
For advising information, students can contact Rima Nemali, director of the CPGE Student Success Center.