Business Data Analytics, Minor
Minor in Business Data Analytics (325005M)
The 18-credit Minor in Business Data Analytics is designed for students who want to complement their current major with a skill set that includes data sourcing and acquisition, application of economic theory and statistical techniques to analyze business data, and proficiency in data analytic software packages used in the workplace. A Minor in Business Data Analytics will complement a students’ current major and enhance their resume when they enter the job market which has a high demand for professionals who can gather, sort, and interpret data to help businesses solve problems and operate more effectively. A wide variety of data analytic electives from different fields can be selected in consultation with your academic advisor to meet your specific program needs and to differentiate your resume from others upon graduation. This Minor in Business Data Analytics can be paired with majors such as Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Sport Business, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and various engineering fields.
Requirements for Admission
Students need to meet with an advisor in the College of Business to declare this minor. No specific requirements needed.
College of Business Undergraduate Programs
College of Business room 260
The following information has official approval of the Department of Economics and the College of Business, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this minor is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.
Please refer to the University Requirements for Minor Areas of Study for specific graduation information regarding minors.
|Principles of Microeconomics|
and Principles of Macroeconomics 1
|or ECON:244||Introduction to Economic Analysis|
|ECON:325||Applied Econometrics I||3|
Choose either (ECON:200 & ECON:201) or ECON:244
|Complete 6–9 credits of the following electives: 1||9-6|
Economics courses 2
|Advanced Applied Analytics & Decision Analysis|
|Information Systems Security|
|Intermediate Corporate Finance|
|Advanced Financial Analytics|
|Systems, Analysis, & Design|
|Decision Support with Data Warehousing & Data Mining|
|Supply Chain and Operations Analysis|
|Supply Chain Modeling and Decision Making|
|Marketing & Sales Analytics|
Relevant electives outside of the College of Business are accepted as a substitute if approved by the Economics Department.
At least 3 credits beyond the required economics classes have to be at ECON:3xx level and above. All students are encouraged to consult with their academic advisor about the best choice of coursework.