B.S. Data Management/Data Analytics Courses

WGU offers degrees, not classes. As a competency-based online university, progress through your degree program is determined by demonstrating your competence through carefully designed assessments and completion of a professional portfolio, capstone, or both. As a student in this program, you will complete the courses listed below in order to graduate. These courses are required, though you may be able to clear some of these requirements through a course-by-course transcript analysis. (Learn more about transferring credits.) Each course contains a study guide and recommended learning resources for you to use. Your assigned mentor will help guide you through the process.

For ease of understanding, WGU has assigned competency units to each of its courses as indicated below. A competency unit is equivalent to a semester credit hour of learning. WGU terms are six months in length. During a typical term, students will be expected to complete at least 12 to 13 competency units. Grades are assigned on a Pass/Not Pass basis; a “Pass” at WGU is equivalent to a letter grade of “B" or better.

Speak to an Enrollment Counselor for more information about these courses.

CourseCompetency Units
Introduction to IT4
Critical Thinking and Logic3
Introduction to Communication3
English Composition I3
American Politics and the US Constitution3
IT Foundations4
IT Applications4
Applied Probability and Statistics3
Introduction to Humanities3
Network and Security - Foundations3
Introduction to Geography3
Intermediate Algebra3
Scripting and Programming - Foundations3
College Algebra4
Integrated Physical Sciences3
Scripting and Programming - Applications4
Web Development Foundations3
Introduction to Programming in Python3
Data Management - Foundations3
Data Management - Applications4
Technical Communication3
Business of IT - Project Management4
Structured Query Language4
Business of IT - Applications4
Database Server Administration6
Introduction to Data Science4
Data Wrangling with MongoDB3
Data Analysis with R2
Machine Learning3
Data Visualization2
Data Structures and Algorithms I4
Data Analytics4
IT Capstone Written Project4

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