Minor Area of Specialization in Business Analytics for BBA and BSAF Students (STEM)
Miami Herbert Business School BBA and BSAF students who choose the minor area of specialization in Business Analytics are trained to combine quantitative, statistical, and computational tools and techniques to help companies understand, predict, and act on large amounts of data, improving decision-making in increasingly complex and interconnected business environments.
The 12-credit-hour minor in Business Analytics for BBA and BSAF students consists of the following:
|Required Courses 1|
|MAS 332||Data Acquisition, Preparation and Visualization 2||3|
|MAS 342||Introduction to Optimization and Decision Making 2||3|
|MAS 432||Data Analysis 3||3|
|Choice Courses for the Minor|
|Select one course (3 credit hours) from the following:||3|
|Programming: Fundamentals and Algorithms|
|Database Management Systems|
|Data Mining and Knowledge Acquisition|
|Big Data Analytics|
|Total Credit Hours||12|
All courses must be taken within the current pre-requisite structure. In order to declare this minor, students will need to have earned a minimum 3.6 average for MTH 161, MAS 201, and MAS 202.
offered in fall semester
offered in spring semester
Note: All specific coursework for the minor in Business Analytics must be completed with a grade of “C-” or better. In addition, a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required for all specific coursework taken in the minor area of specialization.
No course may double count in any other major, minor, or cognate.