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Requirements, Business Analytics

Business analytics (formerly business informatics) appeals to students who have an interest in the business world and enjoy working with technology, social networking, or the Internet. This rapidly growing area combines business strategy and information technology and applies to a wide range of industries. Graduates have the skills to become leaders in a variety of businesses, such as applications development, data and database administration, Internet and e-commerce, networking, telecommunications, and software development.

Curriculum

Freshman Fall (16.5)

  • CSCI 131 Introduction to Programming (3)
  • ENGL 101 Reading, Thinking, & Writing (3)
  • MATH 117 Elementary Functions* (3)
  • MGT 100 Understanding & Working in Organizations (3)
  • DMI 101 Introduction to Informatics (3)
  • MIS 180 Computing & Spreadsheets** (1)
  • Physical Education Elective (0.5)

Freshman Spring (15.5)

  • ACCT 105 Financial Accounting
  • ANTH 105 Cultural Anthropology** (3)
  • PRWR 215 Effective Communication** (3)
  • Humanities Elective** (3)
  • Math/Science Elective**
  • Physical Education Elective (0.5)

Sophomore Fall (15)

  • ACCT 205 Managerial Accounting (3)
  • CSCI 200 Data Mining
  • EC 201 Principles of Macroeconomics** (3)
  • MIS 290 Management Information Systems** (SAP course) (3)
  • QA 251 Elementary Statistical Analysis (3)

Sophomore Spring (15)

  • BLAW 250 Legal & Ethical Environment of Business
  • EC 202 Principles of Microeconomics** (3)
  • QA 252 Intermediate Statistical Analysis (3)
  • MGT 210 Foundations of Management** (3)
  • MIS 363 Object-Oriented Design Development (3)

Junior Fall (15)

  • ENGL 102 Advanced Composition & Literature (3)
  • FIN 303 Financial Management** (3)
  • MGT 310 Leadership (3)
  • MGT 365 International Business** (3)
  • MIS 358 Database Management Systems (3)

Junior Spring (15)

  • COMS 201/DMI 201 Social Media Informatics (3)
  • MIS 370 Business Analytics (3)
  • MKT 300 Marketing Principles** (3)
  • OPM 352 Operations Management** (3)
  • OPM 360 Project Management (3)

Senior Fall (15)

  • MIS 430 ERP Systems (SAP course) (3)
  • PHIL 352 Business Ethics** (3)
  • MIS/CSCI Elective*** or SAP Course (3)
  • Social Science Elective** (3)
  • Elective** (3)

Senior Spring (15)

  • MGT 452 Management Policy & Strategy** (3)
  • MIS 453 Business Analytics Integration or MGT 451 Senior Project (3)
  • Humanities Elective** (3)
  • MIS Elective or SAP Course** (3)
  • Elective** (3)

Total Credits    122

(Credits are in parentheses.)

*Qualified students are urged to substitute MATH 141, 142.
**Course may be taken in either the fall or spring semester.
***Excluding CSCI 101 and 102.
Note: Any student completing three SAP courses will earn the SAP Undergraduate Recognition Award upon graduation.

For more information about courses and requirements for business analytics (formerly business informatics), see the course catalog.