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Data Analytics Major Requirements

Data Analytics Major

(62 credits)

The data analytics major is divided into core requirements and electives. Also, students wanting to emphasize a particular field of analytics may select one concentration from various options. The following are core requirements (normally taken in the following years; order of courses to be taken should be discussed with an advisor).

 First-Year
  • BUAD 142 Computer Applications in Business
  • CSCI 110 Introduction to Computer Programming
  • DATA 101 Introduction to Data Analytics
  • MATH 128 (fall semester), then BUAD 284 Statistics for Business and Economics (spring semester) or MATH 221
    Statistics in the Sciences (spring)
  • MATH 131 Calculus and Analytical Geometry 1 (Math 128 as prerequisite), or MATH 132 Calculus and Analytical
    Geometry 2 (4 cr), or MATH 233 Calculus and Analytical Geometry 3

Sophomore Year

  • BUAD 210 Business Ethics
  • BUAD 233 Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • CSCI 205 Software Engineering and Elementary Data Structures
  • DATA 201/CSCI 201 Data Analytics 
  • DATA 202 Data Analytics II
  • ECON 101 Principles of Macroeconomics or ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics
  • MATH 203 Linear Algebra

Junior Year

  • BUAD 372 Marketing Research (Note: BUAD 372 has a prerequisite of BUAD 270) or BUAD 333 Operations Management or ECON 402 Solving Social & Economic Problems with Data
  • CSCI 330 Database Techniques and Modeling (fall, even years)
  • DATA 301 Data Wrangling
  • ECON 325 Econometrics (fall), Note: ECON 325 has a prerequisite of ECON 101 or ECON 102

Senior Year

  • DATA 400 Data Practicum Capstone
  • ECON 326 Advanced Econometrics
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