Jun 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Data Analytics Certificate (DTAN-CC)

Location(s): Naugatuck Valley, Three Rivers

CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

The goal of the program curriculum is to provide students with an introduction to the industry programming standards of Python and R and knowledge of important fundamentals in Statistics and the Data Science Life Cycle. The certificate is designed as a four 4-credit course program that enables eager and interested students to obtain skills useful for the analysis of data in the workplace. Students take 2 courses in the fall semester and 2 courses in the spring semester to complete the certificate in one year.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • Extract data and solve data related problems using programming language.
  • Produce and interpret data visualizations, numerical summaries, and confidence intervals to describe and explore data.
  • Formulate and test statistical claims using relevant techniques and technologies.
  • Recognize and investigate problems using data and apply the appropriate methods for resolution.
  • Demonstrate the ability to prepare data for analysis.
  • Describe ethical issues related to data privacy and sensitivity.
  • Evaluate the consistency and completeness of data.