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Business Analytics Minor

The Business Analytics minor is designed to develop business data analysis capabilities and
technology skills and knowledge that can be applied to a variety of organizational and decision
contexts. Thus, it will enable a demonstration and understanding of how data acquisition,
management, analysis, and data story visualization is performed, and can be transformed into
objectives. The minor is designed to develop and enhance analytical skill sets needed for
current or future careers across various discipline fields and industries. The flexibility of the
Business Analytics minor will allow the acquisition of information systems and business and
other data analytical skills most relevant to a variety of career paths, major programs of study,
or secondary areas of interest.

The Business Analytics minor requires 18 credits and is suitable for Eastern students from a
wide variety of programs, including transfer and non-traditional students. At least four of the
courses below should be taken at Eastern.

The Business Analytics Minor complements various majors for career advantage!

Business Analytics Minor Courses

  • (Four Required Courses - total 12 credits)
    • BIS/BUS 205 – Information Management      
    • One Statistics Course from:
      • ECO 215 – Statistics for Business & Economics
      • MAT 216 – Statistical Data Analysis
      • SOC 351 – Statistics for Social Research     
    • BIS 373 – Business Database Management
    • BIS 305 – Business Analytics   
  • (Choose One - 3 credits)
    • BIS 447 – Business Intelligence   
    • BIS 449 – Data Visualization    
  • (Choose one of the following - 3 credits)
    • FIN 346 – Investment Analysis
    • BUS/OSC – 360 Supply Chain Management
    • BUS/OSC – 363 Six Sigma & Continuous Improvement
    • BUS 380 – Quality Improvement in Healthcare
    • BUS 428 – Marketing Research
    • BUS 433 – Strategic Talent Management
    • ECO 305 – Econometrics Credits 
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For More Information

Dr. Alex Citurs

(860) 465-0077
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