Business analytics blends economics, statistics, and computer science. With the rapid growth in data and low-cost computing, businesses are applying business analytics techniques to every facet of the organization, from operations, to talent management, to marketing.

You will study courses in areas such as data visualization, statistical analysis, database management, and modeling decision-making. A report by the McKinsey Global Institute estimates that there will be 1.5 million open positions for people with business analytics training by 2018.

Course Requirements

A minimum of 12 course credits, to include the following required courses:

  • CSC 230
  • ECB 101
  • ECB 102
  • ECB 121
  • ECB 151
  • ECB 212
  • ECB 353
  • ECB 354
  • ECB 358
  • ECB 300-level elective or internship
  • STA 201 or STA 348
  • STA 202
Recommended course sequence
1 ECB 101, 102, 121, AND 151
2 STA 201/202 OR 347/348; CSC 230, ECB 212
3 ECB 353, ECB elective or internship
4 ECB 354, ECB 358

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