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Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

The curriculum for the Master of Science in Business Analytics requires a minimum of 13 courses (52 credit hours), consisting of:

  • Nine core courses (36 credit hours total)
  • One required capstone course (4 credit hours)
  • Three career path electives (12 credit hours total)
Course Title Quarter Hours
Core Courses
Foundational
GSB 420BUSINESS ANALYTICS TOOLS4
MGT 585FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS ANALYTICS4
Analytics
ECO 520BUSINESS ANALYTICS TOOLS II4
MGT 506DECISION MAKING FOR MANAGERS4
MGT 586DATA VISUALIZATION4
MIS 673DATA MANAGEMENT4
Business
MGT 587BUSINESS PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS4
MGT 598PROJECT MANAGEMENT4
MKT 576EFFECTIVE BUSINESS COMMUNICATION4
Capstone
MGT 599ANALYSIS OF BUSINESS STRATEGY & CAPSTONE4
Career Path Electives
(3 courses, 4 credit hours each). Choose any three elective courses from any grouping below or follow these recommended course groupings by career focus and choose three electives from the same grouping. MGT 793 Management Internship may also be taken for one of the three elective courses.
Computer Science
CNS 440
INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT
CSC 401
INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING
TDC 411
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AND NETWORK SYSTEMS
Data Science
DSC 480
SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS (FORMERLY CSC 495)
IS 452
BIG DATA & THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT)
DSC 441
FUNDAMENTALS OF DATA SCIENCE (FORMERLY IS 467)
Economic Analysis
ECO 511
BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC FORECASTING
ECO 525
STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING AND GAME THEORY
ECO 555
ECONOMICS FOR DECISION-MAKING
Enterprise Risk Management
ACC 500
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
FIN 555
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
FIN 562
RISK MANAGEMENT
FIN 565
PRINCIPLES OF RISK AND INSURANCE
FIN 566
RISK MANAGEMENT MODELING
Geographic Information Systems
GEO 441
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
GEO 442
GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT
GEO 446
HEALTH GIS
Healthcare
MGT 510
TECHNOLOGY, QUALITY & HEALTH INFORMATICS
MGT 559
HEALTH SECTOR MANAGEMENT
MGT 566
HEALTH INSURANCE & BENEFITS
Hospitality
HSP 561
MANAGING REVENUE TO MAXIMIZE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
HSP 562
HOSPITALITY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS AND CURRENT TRENDS
HSP 563
HOSPITALITY RESEARCH ANALYSIS & FINANCIAL METRICS
Human Resources
MGT 523
RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION
MGT 526
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
MGT 535
CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND CONSULTING
MGT 555
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
MGT 584
CONSULTING SKILLS
MGT 591
FUNDAMENTALS OF PEOPLE ANALYTICS
MGT 592
ADVANCED PEOPLE ANALYTICS
Marketing
MKT 525
MARKET RESEARCH
MKT 530
CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
MKT 534
ANALYTICAL TOOLS FOR MARKETERS
MKT 555
DECISIONS IN MARKETING MANAGEMENT
Supply Chain Management
MGT 501
STRATEGIC SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
MGT 502
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
MGT 507
GLOBAL SOURCING AND PROCUREMENT
MGT 509
PRODUCTION AND INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
MGT 511
TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS

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