B.B.A. in Business Analytics

Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Analytics

Coming Fall 2018

Freed-Hardeman University will offer in Fall 2018 a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in business analytics, specifically designed to prepare graduates for this rapidly growing field. Developed jointly by the College of Business and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, the B.B.A. in business analytics requires 39 credit hours of business courses and 24 hours of business analytics and computer science courses. Students will receive a robust business foundation with a focused emphasis on the management, analysis and application of data in a business context. Record amounts of data and improved analytics technology have made data analytics one of the fastest growing job categories in the world. Approximately 2.7 million job opportunities for data analysts will open in the United States by 2020, according to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report.

Is the B.B.A. in Business Analytics for you?

The BBA in business analytics is targeted at undergraduate students who have an interest in business, applied mathematics, quantitative analysis, problem-solving or computer science. Students who desire to pursue a graduate degree in business analytics or in a related field, such as business administration, supply chain management, health informatics, financial analysis, economics, law or criminal justice will also find the program beneficial.     

Degree Requirements

B.B.A. Major in Business Analytics

Program Coordinator: Jason Brashier

For a complete listing of requirements for graduation, see Academics: Degree/Graduation

126 HOURS

I.Liberal Arts CoreRequirements

Listed in this catalog under Academics: Liberal Arts Display

Limit II. C. Quantitative Reasoning to MAT 235 Introductory Statistics

34 hours


II. Common Professional Component for all B.B.A. majors:

39 hours

ACC 231

Principles of Accounting I

3

ACC 233

Principles of Accounting II

3

BAN 225

Quantitative Business Analysis

 3

BUS 254

Business Technology

3

BUS 351

Business Communication (W)

3

BUS 354

Legal Environment of Business

3

BUS 455

Business Ethics (W)

3

BUS 459

Business Strategy (W)

3

ECO 271

Macroeconomics

3

ECO 272

Microeconomics

3

FIN 385

Managerial Finance

3

MGT 241

Principles of Management

3

MKT 261

Principles of Marketing

3



III. Major Requirements:

24 hours

BAN 325

Business Analytics

3

BAN 425

Advanced Business Analytics

3

CIS 171

Computer Programming I 

3

CIS 172

Computer Programming II

3

CIS 324

Database Systems

3

CIS 474

Artificial Intelligence

3

 

Internship, upper-division business electives

6

IV. Electives (including additional Bible)


29 hours