Business Analytics - Minor

Business analytics are applied in many areas within business including management, marketing, accounting, finance, sales, operations, and strategic planning. It is now critical for managers to be able to make sense of the increasing availability of extremely large amounts of information called “Big Data.” The Business Analytics minor is designed to provide students the ability to utilize quantitative decision-making tools and techniques commonly used in various business occupations.  Upon completion of the minor, students will be able to analyze, evaluate, and interpret data to justify making sound business decisions. 


This minor is offered in the College for Women only

Required courses:
BUSI 2012Business Analytics2
BUSI 3200Business Analytics and Decision Making4
DSCI 3100Database Management4
ECON 1090Statistical Analysis for Decision Making4
or STAT 1090 Statistical Analysis
MGMT 4400Operations Management4
Select two or four credits from: 12-4
Accounting Systems
DSCI 3200
Data Science with R
DSCI 4602
DSCI 4604
Quantitative Impact Evaluation: Applied Research Skills
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Predictive Analytics: Data Mining, Machine Learning, and Forecasting
Market Research and Analytics
Customer Intelligence
Predictive Analysis
Total Credits20-22

Students are advised to consult with their academic advisor when selecting courses to ensure that they incorporate prerequisites into their course planning.