The A.S. Degree in Big Data Analytics for Business is designed for returning CIS, business, marketing, and data analytics professionals with industry experience or students who have completed CIS courses. The degree offers a balanced set of classes that provides students with the knowledge and skills to obtain jobs in the areas of data science, data analysis, big data and data mining. Students will learn how to make business decisions based upon the analysis of large amounts of data. Students will learn about processing, integrating, modeling, mining, and analytics related to big data. Students will use frameworks, tools, services, and programming languages to analyze data.