Data Analytics and Visualization, Certificate

This certificate requires a minimum of 12 hours and must be earned in concurrence with an undergraduate degree program. A student may only be awarded the certificate in the same semester the student is awarded an undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina. At least 50% of a student’s undergraduate certificate coursework must be completed at the University of South Carolina and all coursework that applies to the certificate must be earned with a grade of C or better. 

Admissions Requirements

Students must be concurrently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program.   

Degree Requirements (12 Hours)

The student will select a minimum 12 credits (4 courses)  and must be earned in concurrence with an undergraduate degree program. 

Some courses or course sections may have enrollment restrictions. Pursuing this certificate does not override those restrictions and another course or section should be chosen from the Course List.

Course Title Credits
Select four courses from the following:12
Design Technology and Concepts
Typographic Design I
Introduction to Computer Concepts
General Applications Programming
Program Design and Development
or ITEC 204
Scientific Applications Programming
The Digital Earth
Geographic Information Systems
Data, Information & Society
Information Literacy and Technology
Information Design
Text Mining in Big Data Analytics
Information Science Data Analysis and Evaluation
Computer Applications in Business I
Principles of Visual Communications
Graphics for Visual Communications
Digital Media and Big Data Analysis
Computer Information Systems in Business
Applied Statistics for Business
Statistical Methods for Data Analytics
Psychological Statistics
Elementary Statistics for Sociologists
Elementary Statistics
Elementary Statistics for the Biological and Life Sciences
Elementary Statistics for Business
Statistics for Engineers
Statistical Methods I
Total Credit Hours12