Minor Area of Specialization in Business Analytics (STEM)

Miami Herbert Business School students pursuing the BSBA 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.

Curriculum Requirements

The 12-credit-hour minor in Business Analytics for BSBA students consists of the following:

Required Courses 1
MAS 332Data Acquisition, Preparation and Visualization 23
MAS 342Introduction to Optimization and Decision Making 23
MAS 432Data Analysis 33
MAS 442Stochastic Models in Operations Research 33
Total Credit Hours12

All courses must be taken within the current pre-requisite structure.  In order to complete this minor, students will need pre-requisite courses of  MTH 162, MAS 311 , and MAS 202 or  MAS 312 or their equivalents.


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.