Business Analytics Major

Learning outcomes for Business Analytics major

Student seeking a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a Major of business analytics are expected to acquire the following learning outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate ability to describe complex business problems in terms of analytical models 
  2. Students will demonstrate ability to apply appropriate analytical methods to find solutions to business problems that achieve stated objectives
  3. Students will demonstrate ability to translate results of business analytic projects into effective courses of action
  4. Students will demonstrate ability to interpret results and conduct appropriate analysis of complex business problems
  5. Students will demonstrate ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences in speech, in writing, and graphically
  6. Students will demonstrate competence for managerial decision-making
  7. Students will demonstrate ability to exhibit effective collaboration and leadership skills

Curriculum for BA major

Freshmen Level-Fall & Spring Semester

CourseEarned creditsContact hours/week
Intensive General English39
Debating Skills11.5
Calculus for Business34.5
French I13
Algorithms and Data Structures34.5
TBS Organization Seminar01
Principles of Management34.5
Linear Algebra for Business34.5
Financial accounting34.5
Introduction to Microeconomics34.5
Probability & Statistics for Business I34.5
French II11:30
Information System Design & Database33

Sophomore Level-Fall & Spring Semester

CourseEarned creditsContact hours/week
Business English21:30
Managerial Accounting34.5
Introduction to Macroeconomics34.5
Web Development33
Probability & Statistics for Business II34.5
Introduction to Management of Information Systems (MIS)34.5
Business law33
Fundamentals of Marketing34.5
Business Optimization34.5
Principles of Finance34.5
Technical writing23
Advanced Web Development33

For Junior & Senior classes, the student must also choose a minor from other disciplines. A minor includes at least five classes as specified by discipline.

Courses taken for the major in Business Analytics


CourseEarned creditsContact hours/week
Decision & Game theory34.5
Production & Operations Management34.5
Data Analysis34.5
Operations Research34.5
Data Mining34.5
Time Series Analysis34.5
Advanced Econometrics34.5
Business Simulation (elective)34.5


CourseEarned creditsContact hours/week
Project Management34.5
Supply Chain Management34.5
Network Analysis34.5
Decision Support System  (elective)34.5
Capstone Project6 or 12NA

The Capstone project is worth 12 credit hours when taken as an internship project. The student may also take a project at the school having 6 credits and must supplement the needed credits to satisfy graduation requirements of 130 credits.

Minor Finance

Junior levelSenior Level
Financial MarketsInternational Financial Management
Corporate FinanceFinancial Statement Analysis
Investments and Portfolio Management 
Reporting Skills 

Minor IT

Junior levelSenior Level
Business Intelligence and Database AdministrationObject-Oriented Programming
System Administration (Linux)Standards for IT Project Management or Web Services
Information Systems Assurance and Security 
Reporting Skills 

Minor International Business Economy

Junior levelSenior Level
International Trade Theory and Policy 
International and Global PoliticsInternational Political Economy
Political Economy of DevelopmentInternational Financial Economics
Reporting Skills 

Minor Marketing

Junior levelSenior Level
Consumer BehaviorMarketing Research
International MarketingServices Marketing
Digital Marketing 
Reporting Skills