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 
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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.


Required Courses9-12
Total Hours18

Required Courses

Principles of Microeconomics
and Principles of Macroeconomics 1
or ECON:244 Introduction to Economic Analysis
ECON:325Applied Econometrics I3
ECON:427Economic Forecasting3
Total Hours9-12


Complete 6–9 credits of the following electives: 19-6
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
Total Hours9-6