Business Analytics Minor

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Overview

The business analytics minor is designed for students who are interested in data analysis that supports business decision making and enhances organizational outcomes. The minor offers a strong complement for students in any major who would like to develop their skills in the management, analysis, visualization, and application of contemporary business data.

Notes about this minor:

  • Posting of the minor on the student's academic transcript requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the minor.
  • Notations may appear in the curriculum chart below outlining pre-requisites, co-requisites, and other curriculum requirements (see footnotes).

Curriculum for Business Analytics Minor

Course
Required Courses
BANA-255 Business Analytics Fundamentals 
Choose four of the following:
   ACCT-445    Accounting  Information Systems
   DECS-310    Operations Management
   DECS-435    Supply Chain Management Fundamentals
   FINC-425    Stock Market Algorithmic Trading
   FINC-580    Financial Analytics
   MGIS-320    Database Management Systems
   MGIS-350    Developing Business Applications
   MGIS-355    Business Intelligence
   MGIS-450    Enterprise Systems
   MKTG-365    Marketing Analytics
   MKTG-410    Search Engine Marketing and Analytics

 

Sample Tracks*
Accounting Focus:
   ACCT-110    Financial Accounting
   ACCT-445    Accounting Information Systems
Finance Focus:
   FINC-220    Financial Management
   FINC-580    Financial Analytics
Hospitality and Tourism Management Focus: 
   HSPT-225    Hospitality and Tourism Management Fundamentals
   HSPT-315    Lodging Operations Analytics and Management
Marketing Focus:
   MKTG-230    Principles of Marketing
   MKTG-365    Marketing Analytics
   MKTG-410    Search Engine Marketing and Analytics
MIS Focus:
   MGIS-320    Database Management Systems
   MGIS-350    Developing Business Applications
   MGIS-355    Business Intelligence
Supply Chain Management Focus:
   DECS-310    Operations Management
   DECS-435    Supply Chain Management Fundamentals

* Within each track, students would be required to complete BANA-255 and two to three other minor electives as delineated. If students wish to do one of the focused tracks, students are able to use the pre-req classes to be used toward the elective course requirement. However, students cannot use only pre-req classes to satisfy the elective course requirement.