The minor in business analytics is offered to students across campus (all majors) to prepare students to solve complex decision problems in a business environment with a combination of quantitative skills, modeling techniques, and hands-on expertise using current software applications for data driven decision making.
Students with these skills are in high demand in a variety of industries and sectors including accounting, management, marketing, finance, information systems, operations, health care, engineering, and energy. Equipped with a solid technical foundation in data analysis and model-driven management decision making, graduates of the minor will be prepared for successful careers in this growing field.
This minor will help students develop the business analytic skills necessary to compete in today’s “big data” world. Admission in the business analytics minor is competitive based on a student’s overall GPA and a grade of C or better in the pre-admission courses. Students in the minor in business analytics must receive a grade of C or better in all courses.
Students must complete an application for the business analytics minor by the semester deadline. Applications and deadline dates are available in the Department of Operations Management and Information Systems.