Jun 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Big Data and Business Analytics, BSBA (46-640) (120 hours)

Major, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in Big Data and Business Analytics will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Analyze business problems and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of discipline.
  • Apply theory, techniques, and tools throughout the data science life cycle and employ the resulting knowledge to satisfy stakeholders’ needs.
  • Make predictions of business outcomes based on data, and make decisions driven by data patterns, models and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Use appropriate data engineering tools to create a Big Data Architecture for supporting business analytics in an environment with large volume of varied data.  
  • Conduct data-driven analysis, prediction and mitigation of organizational computing risk and security functions.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.

Big Data and Business Analytics, BSBA (46-640) (4 Year Guide)  

Electives from the Following: 8 Semester Hours

General Education Requirements: 40 Semester Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for the full listing of requirements. The following general education courses are required by this major:

Free Electives: 3 Semester Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours

* Students expecting to receive the B.S.B.A. degree must meet all preadmission requirements to be admitted to this program. See the Statement of Policy on Admission to a B.S.B.A. degree program. Preadmission courses include: ACCT 1101 , ACCT 2102 , BLAW 2720 , CIS 1600 , ECON 1010 , ECON 1011 , FIN 2801 , and MATH 1111 .