Business Analytics Minor

Numerous industries rely on data analytics to inform their strategic decision-making. Businesses need insightful professionals who can make sense of massive amounts of data and what they mean about market trends and consumer behavior. A minor in business analytics will give you a competitive advantage in this environment, equipping you with quantitative and analytical skills that you can apply to your major area of study.

This 18-credit minor includes some computer science courses, similar to the data analytics foundation minor, while focusing primarily on business-related courses to give you an interdisciplinary perspective on data analytics. You will learn to use critical thinking and quantitative skills to analyze and interpret data. You will apply your reasoning abilities to create effective oral, written and visual communications. You will practice evaluating information and suggesting solutions to business issues based on quantitative analysis and results.

Required Courses

  • Introduction to Data Analytics
  • Storytelling with Data
  • Database Query and Reporting


Choose three of the following courses:

  • Managing Business Information
  • Operational Effectiveness
  • Business Management
  • 3D Computing
  • Software Design & Programming I
  • Technology & Ethical Issues
  • Statistics
  • Product Line Management
  • Marketing Research

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