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Data Analytics

The information on this page pertains to program requirements for students who matriculated in the 2019-2020 academic year.  View requirements for previous catalog years here.

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Program Overview

Data Analytics is a joint program of the College of Business and Public Administration and the College of Arts and Sciences designed to develop analysts who can work with data to uncover practical insights and support sound and ethical decision-making.  The foundation of the program is a core of computer science and statistics classes that build problem-solving skills.


Data Analytics Major Requirements

The requirements below apply to the B.S.B.A. Data Analytics major within the College of Business and Public Administration.  See the Arts & Sciences section for the requirements for the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Data Analytics major within the College of Arts and Sciences.

Course Credits
Business Core Courses
ACCT 041 - Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 042 - Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 195 - Business Strategy and Policy 3
BLAW 060 - Business Law I 3
BUS 001, 002, 003, 004, 005 - The Business Profession I-V 0
BUS 070 - Globalization 3
BUS 073 - Professional Verbal Communications 2
BUS 074 - Professional Written Communications 2
ECON 002 - Principles of Microeconomics 3
IS 044 - Microsoft Office Tools for Business Analysis 2
IS 075 - Information Technology and Business 3
FIN 101 - Corporate Finance 3
MGMT 110 - Organizational Behavior 3
MGMT 120 - Management of Operations 3
MKTG 101 - Marketing Principles 3
STAT 071 - Statistics I, or
ACTS 131 - Introduction to Probability I
3
STAT 072 - Statistics II, or
ACTS 135 - Mathematical Statistics
3
Data Analytics Major Courses
CS 065 - Introduction to Computer Science I 3
CS 066 - Introduction to Computer Science II 3
CS 083 - Computer Ethics 3
CS 167 - Machine Learning 3
CS 178 - Cloud Computing and Database Systems 3
IS 160 - Database Management 3
MATH 050 - Calculus I 4
MATH 070 - Calculus II 4
MATH/STAT 130 - Probability for Analytics, or
ACTS/STAT 131 – Introduction to Probability + lab
3
3.5
STAT 040 - Introduction to R and SAS 3
STAT 170 – Statistical Modeling and Data Analysis II 3
STAT 172 –Generalized Linear Models and Data Mining 3
STAT/CS 190 – Capstone: Case Studies in Data Analytics and Big Data 3
TOTAL 89

 


Data Analytics Minor Requirements

The requirements below apply to the B.S.B.A. Data Analytics minor within the College of Business and Public Administration.  See the Arts & Sciences section for the requirements for the minor within the College of Arts and Sciences.

Course Credits
CS 065 – Introduction to Computer Science I 3
CS 066 – Introduction to Computer Science II 3
IS 044 - Microsoft Office Tools for Business Analysis 2
Select one course among the following:
ACTS 131 - Introduction to Probability
STAT 071 – Statistics I
STAT/MATH 130 – Probability for Analytics
3
Select one course among the following:
ACTS 135 - Mathematical Statistics
STAT 072 - Statistics II
3
Select one course among the following:
CS 167 – Machine Learning
STAT 172 – Generalized Linear Models and Data Mining
3
Select one course among the following:
CS 178 – Cloud Computing and Database Systems
IS 160 – Database Management
3
TOTAL 20

 

 


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