Program Chair: Carole Sox
Available in the Day, Evening and Online Colleges.
The Business Analytics degree is designed to prepare students for the data driven side of the corporate world. The BS in Business Analytics provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to manage and interpret business data, query large datasets and tables to provide information requested by business users, understand business intelligence, and present data in a fashion that is easy to understand with proper documentation for successful user adoption. These skills will enable students to secure positions as data scientists, marketing research analysts, business intelligence analysts, project managers, and many more. This program includes learning about management, strategy, data and communication to best prepare students with the tools and abilities to succeed in more technical business environments. Equipping students with the necessary leadership, communication and data skills allows them to effectively navigate the business world of today. Graduates of this program are prepared to analyze data and effectively communicate the results while making recommendations based on their analysis.
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Students will gain a thorough understanding of data analysis and how to engage in strategic recommendations based on that analysis
- Students will be able to interpret results and solutions and identify appropriate courses of action for a given managerial situation whether a problem or an opportunity
- Student will be an able to critically analyze, synthesize and solve complex unstructured business problems