WHAT IS BUSINESS DATA ANALYTICS?
This major is part of the Business Exploration Group
The Bachelor of Science in Business Data Analytics (BDA) major is only open to students at the Hartford, Stamford, and Waterbury regional campuses. The objective of the BDA major is to provide a business degree with a special emphasis in the application of information technology to data analytics. An advisor approved focus is also possible based on the availability of courses.
Data are a new economic asset of the 21st century that touches all aspects of the society. Business Data Analytics Program provides a business degree with a special emphasis in the application of data analytics to business problems. Students will acquire a set of practical data analytics skills including understanding patterns in data, applying analytical frameworks, constructing predictive models, analyzing social networks and discovering hidden relationships in data. Students will learn how to present data using modern visualization techniques, and will get acquainted with the state of the art data analytics software.
Students majoring in Business Data Analytics are eligible to apply for the 4+1 Analytics Track within the MSBAPM (Master of Science Business Analytics and Project Management) program.
HOW TO DECLARE:
APPLICATION REQUIRED. Admission is very competitive and requires a strong GPA along with the completion of specific courses. Find more information and the application here.
HELPFUL INTRO COURSES:
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ACCT 2001 - Principles of Financial Accounting (Major Requirement)
ECON 1201 - Principles of Microeconomics (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 2)
ECON 1202 - Principles of Macroeconomics (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 2)
MATH 1070Q - Mathematics for Business and Economics (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: Q Course)
STAT 1000Q - Introduction to Statistics 1 (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: Q Course)
POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: