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Data Analytics Major (available Fall of 2022)


The Data Analytics major is a rigorous program that equips students with the skills required to collect, organize, analyze, and model data to draw sound conclusions. The major aims to train well-rounded data analysts who are not only technically proficient in analyzing data but who also know how to responsibly use data to make decisions, think critically, and communicate effectively. Students will be exposed to knowledge in statistics, mathematics, computer science and will gain hands-on experience through in-class learning and domain-oriented analytic projects. Graduates of the program will be prepared for exciting careers in data analytics and will have the ability to transform data into a powerful tool in decision making.

Major Requirements
MGMT 095 Excel Tutorial
ACCT 102 Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACCT 103 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
ECON 110 Introductory Microeconomics
ECON 112 Introductory Macroeconomics
ECON 205 Business and Economics Statistics
DANL 100 Programming for Data Analytics
DANL 200 Introduction to Data Analytics
MGMT 300 Organizational Behavior
MKTG 331 Marketing
MGMT 305 Quantitative Methods
FNCE 311 Principles of Finance
DANL 210 Data Preparation and Management
DANL 300 Advanced Data Analytics
DANL 310 Data Visualization and Presentation
DANL 410 Data Analytics Capstone

Related Requirements
MATH 221 Calculus I
INTD 205 Business Communications

Choose 3 electives for 9 credits from the following.
DANL 320 Big Data Analytics
DANL 330 Database Systems and SQL
DANL 340 Social Media Data Analytics

*More electives will be added in the future