The Business Analytics minor is a unique minor that integrates a functional area of business with computer expertise. It is a minor that develops skills in the use of the computer as a decision-making tool and provides expertise in a business field in which these skills can be applied. The modern business employer is looking for graduates who have more than just a degree in a particular functional area. They are looking for students who have multiple skills which allow them to serve their company in many ways. Business Analytics provides the training needed to develop those skills.
Fully integrated business degree combined with advanced data and quantitative analysis
Courses use multiple data platforms such as Excel, Arena, SAS and SPSS, Tableau, and R programming
Double majors are accommodated with other business disciplines that allow students to complete program with minimal additional coursework
Major areas of statistics and management science techniques, such as simulation, optimization, forecasting, and visualization individually explored in senior level coursework
Computer Systems Analysts
Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.
Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
Research market conditions in local, regional, or national areas, or gather information to determine potential sales of a product or service, or create a marketing campaign. May gather information on competitors, prices, sales, and methods of marketing and distribution.
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