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Business Analytics

Business Analytics is designed to develop and enhance analytical skill sets needed for current or future careers across various discipline fields and industries. The flexibility of Business Analytics 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.

Required Common Core Courses (38-39 credits)

Level L1 Data Science Foundation

  • MAT 243 Calculus I with Technology
    or MAT 195 Calculus for Business/BIS/Economics
  • MAT 216 Statistical Data Analysis
    or ECO 215 Statistics for Business/Economics
    or MAT 315 Applied Probability and Statistics
    (or an approved statistics course)
  • MAT 342 Explorations in Data Science
  • CSC 202 Introduction to Programming and Machine Intelligence
  • CSC 203 Advanced Programming for Data Science
  • BUS 205 Information Management
  • BUS/BIS 305 Business Analytics
  • EES 300 Introduction to GIS
  • EES 301 Introduction to GIS Laboratory

Level L2 Database Course

  • CSC 341 Database and Information Management
    or BIS 373 Business Database Management

Level L3 Data Mining/Analytics

  • MAT 343 Explorations in Data Analytics
    or CSC 305 Data Mining and Applications
    or BIS 447 Business Intelligence

Level L4 Stage 2 Writing

  • BIS 449 Data Visualization

Level L5 Capstone, Stage 3 Writing, Tier III

  • BIS 377 Organizational Website & Database Management
    or CSC 450 Senior Research
    or LAP 430 Liberal Arts Capstone Colloquium
    or other “approved TIII & W3” courses

B.S. Degree with Concentration in Business Analytics (Total: 53–54 credits)

Core plus 15 credits of electives)

Elective (3 credits)

Select one course from the following:

  • 200-level ACC, BIS, BUS, ECO or FIN

Elective (3 credits)

Select one course from the following:

  • 200/300-level course in ACC, BIS, BUS, ECO or FIN

Elective (6 credits)

Select two courses from the following:

  • 300/400 level course in ACC, BIS, BUS, ECO or FIN; or CSC 343

Elective (3 credits)

Select one course from the following:

  • ACC 310 Cost Accounting Systems
  • BUS 346 Investment Analysis
  • BUS 360 Supply Chain Management
  • BUS 363 Introduction to Six Sigma
  • BUS 380 Quality in Healthcare
  • BUS 428 Marketing Research
  • BUS 433 Strategic Talent Management
  • ECO 305 Introduction to Econometrics

 

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