A 15-credit hour minor in business analytics will be offered to business students who are not majoring in business analytics. Coursework will consist of two core courses and three electives.
Today’s global marketplace continues to evolve at a fast pace as emerging technologies disrupt industries ranging from healthcare to finance to retail. These conditions are magnified as geopolitical and economic forces are in constant flux, thus creating a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous business environment dependent on analytical skills to interpret big data into usable business information. Various professions including accounting, finance and supply chain advocate for greater development of cutting edge business analytical skills for the modern workplace.
This minor program will enable business students who are not majoring in business analytics to study business analytics and enhance the student’s ability to interpret business data and understand how to utilize it in making decisions.