ITM6710EN - Techniques of Data Mining and Related Analytical Procedures

Course description

Students will investigate data mining techniques for organizations and businesses. Topics for this course will include: prediction methods for data mining, data mining software, data mining within organizations and businesses, etc.

How this course benefits students

In a recent article from brings up a forecast for the future of STEM jobs and states, “To encourage the next generation of workers to pursue STEM-related fields (science, technology, engineering and math), employers are building relationships with students at an early age. One quarter of employers (25 percent) plan to hire high school students as interns over the next 12 months” (, 2016).

Why this course is important

Students will be provided with challenging opportunities when taking this course. Students will gain valuable knowledge with scholarly research and meaningful assignments where students can take the skills when they seek employment or missionary opportunities. Students will be encouraged to follow the path God has for them in this course as they pray on their future goals and plans.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Information Technology Management
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.
Dr. Pee Vululleh, Professor of Information Technology

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

This course will follow a biblical worldview and focus on the following verse: Hebrew 13:21 Equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in us that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.

Missionally driven

This course will allow students to learn and practice some various techniques and analysis with special projects and case studies. Students will be challenged to go beyond the course and begin thinking of how they can serve in missions both locally and globally with the skills they learn from this course.

Contextually informed

This course will provide contextual and challenging learning opportunities for students. Students will be offered contextual learning with collaborating with peers and higher learning projects and assignments.

Interculturally focused

This course offers students with intercultural focused opportunities to learn as they conduct research and work with peers. Students will be challenged to apply what they learn in this course and reach out to others in various communities and locations worldwide.

Practically minded

Students will be provided with practical learning opportunities in this course. Students can apply what they learn in this course with practical yet challenging assignments and projects they can apply to real world situations.

Experientially transformed

This course will challenge students to engage in experiential learning with meaningful assignments and projects. Students can take what they learn from this course and apply it to real world situations in an IT field.