Business Analytics

(22 semester hours)

For information, contact the Department of Information Systems and Analytics, 3095 FSB (513-529-4826).

The business analytics minor complements many majors (including all business majors) by providing the managerial, analytical, and technical skills needed to gather data in real-time, store and organize the data, analyze the data using quantitative methods, and use the resulting information to make decisions that will allow an organization to gain competitive advantage. Coursework includes fundamental information technology and statistical concepts, database management and data warehouses, regression analysis in business, optimization of business systems using management science models, analysis of large data sets using data mining and business intelligence techniques.

Course Requirements for the Business Analytics Minor

Analytics Core Courses required for all tracks:

ISA 205 Business Statistics (4)

ISA 235 Information Technology and the Intelligent Enterprise (3)

ISA 245 Database Systems and Data Warehousing (3)

ISA 291 Applied Regression Analysis in Business (3)

Complete the requirements for one of the following tracks

NOTE: All tracks require at least one of the following advanced core classes:

ISA 321 Quantitative Analysis of Business Problems (3)

ISA 404 Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management (3)

ISA 491 Introduction to Data Mining in Business (3)

Data Mining Track:

Required:

ISA 321 Quantitative Analysis of Business Problems (3)

ISA 491 Introduction to Data Mining in Business (3)

In addition, choose ONE:

ISA 404 Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management (3)

STA 402 Statistical Programming (3)

Multidisciplinary Track:

Required:

ISA 404 Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management (3)

In addition, choose ONE:

ISA 321 Quantitative Analysis of Business Problems (3)

ISA 365 Statistical Quality Control (3)

ISA 444 Business Forecasting (3)

ISA 480 Topics in Decision Sciences (3)

ISA 491 Introduction to Data Mining in Business (3)

STA 402 Statistical Programming (3)

Quantitative Methods Track:

Required:

ISA 321 Quantitative Analysis of Business Problems (3)

In addition, choose ONE:

ISA 333 Nonparametric Statistics (3)

ISA 365 Statistical Quality Control (3)

ISA 432 Survey Sampling in Business (3)

ISA 444 Business Forecasting (3)

ISA 480 Topics in Decision Sciences (3)

ISA 491 Introduction to Data Mining in Business (3)

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