Business Analytics

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This sample plan is for students admitted to business after one year and is intended for students who started at Miami in Fall 2021. If you started at Miami before Fall 2021, please consult with an advisor. This sample plan is a supplement to your Degree Audit Report. Consult with your advisor on a regular basis for individual academic planning.  

IP = Intercultural Perspectives
FYIC = First-Year Integrated Core (BUS 101, BUS 102, ESP 103, BUS 104)

First Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MTH 141 or 151 5
ENG 111 3
Science 3
Humanities 3
Non-Business Elective 2
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ECO 201 3
Creative Arts 3
Science w/lab 4
Diversity/IP 3
Non-Business Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 16

Second Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 221 3
CSE 148 3
ISA/STA 125 3
ECO 202 3
Global Perspectives 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 222 3
FYIC 8
ISA 235 3
Global Perspectives 3
Total Semester Hours 17

Third Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 245 3
ISA 281 3
ISA 225 3
MGT 291 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 291 3
ISA 401 3
FIN 301 3
MKT 291 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Fourth Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 491 3
ISA Elective 3
MGT 302 3
Thematic Sequence 3
BUS 284 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 414 3
ISA Elective 3
BLS 342 3
Business Capstone 3
Non-Business Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Departmental Notes:

  • Fall only courses: ISA 321.
  • Spring only courses: ISA 496.
  • Rapid succession of ISA 235, ISA 245, and ISA 401 recommended.
  • Rapid succession of ISA 225, 291, and ISA 491 recommended.
  • Business Analytics major can meet the Thematic Sequence requirement for any FSB student with a double major in this area.
  • Students also taking the Information Systems major must take 18 hours beyond the business core not also counting in the Information Systems major.
  • Students taking the Business Analytics major may not take the Business Analytics track in the Analytics Co-major.
  • Additional Resources:

General Requirements:

  • Must earn 124 hours to graduate; minimum of 52 hours of non-business coursework required.
  • 2.0 GPA overall and 2.0 GPA in business required to graduate
  • FSB students must select a non-business thematic sequence (some exceptions—consult your advisor).
  • Diversity courses may meet GMP Intercultural Perspectives.
  • Pre-requisite information available in the Miami Bulletin.
  • First-Year Integrated Core (BUS 101, BUS 102, ESP 103, BUS 104) satisfies GMP Experiential Learning. 

Revised by FSB Advising, July 2021