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Business Administration BS - Data Analytics Concentration - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: 05.06 BUSINESS MGT & ADMINISTR, CIP: 52.0201 Business Administration and Management, General)

Completing the Business Administration BS - Data Analytics Concentration Program

Academic Requirements

  • Students must successfully complete the seven business administration prerequisite courses to be permitted to take the required courses for the major and meet the stated minimum admission requirements (2.500 prerequisite GPA, 2.500 UB GPA, 2.500 overall GPA, and 60 earned credit hours). If a course is repeated, the School of Management will only look at the grade earned the second time, even if the grade is lower than the grade earned the first time. Students may not enroll in any major-related course (including prerequisites) for a third attempt.
  • After beginning the required courses for the major, students must maintain a minimum UB and Major GPA of 2.000 and successfully complete all degree requirements for degree conferral.

The data analytics concentration is a competitive limited enrollment program (40 students per year) and requires a separate application at the end of the spring of the junior year. Admission occurs only for the fall semesters. Applications are available in the School of Management Undergraduate Academic Programs Office in 204 Alfiero Center. In addition to strong performance through junior year, especially in quantitative courses and technology courses, applicants must have an officially declared primary concentration ( Entrepreneurship, Financial Analysis, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management Information Systems, Marketing, and Operations and Supply Chain) to be eligible to apply.

Academic Advice

It is important for students to meet with their academic advisors on a regular basis as well as take advantage of professional development opportunities offered through the School of Management Undergraduate and Graduate Programs Office, the Undergraduate Learning and Community Center, the Career Resource Center, and student clubs and organizations. The data analytics concentration is competitive and therefore, a strong academic record is a necessity.

Transfer Credit Policy

Courses from other institutions that have been previously evaluated in comparison to UB courses are listed on UB's course articulation TAURUS website. For courses not listed, students can submit a new request to TAURUS. Courses at the upper division (300 and 400 level) must be taken from other four-year AACSB Accredited Institutions. 

Residency Requirement

Business Administration majors must complete a minimum of 24 credits of upper-division (300 and 400 level) School of Management courses at UB. Please remember to consult with your academic advisor about any plans to take courses outside of UB.

Prerequisite Courses

ECO 181 Introduction to Macroeconomics
ECO 182 Introduction to Microeconomics
MGA 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting
MGA 202 Introduction to Management Accounting
MGQ 201 Introduction to Statistics for Analytics
MTH 131 Mathematical Analysis for Management
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology

Required Courses

For Major:

MGB 301 Organizational Behavior and Administration
MGE 302 Applied Economics
MGF 301 Corporation Finance
MGG 150 Business and Society
MGG 215 Career Connections I
MGG 303 Communication Literacy for Business (Required UB Foundations)
MGG 315 Career Connections II
MGM 301 Principles of Marketing
MGO 302 Production and Operations Management
MGO 403 Fundamentals of Strategic Management
MGQ 301 Statistical Decisions in Management
MGS 351 Introduction to Management Information Systems
MGT 401 Public Policy, Law and Management

For Concentration:

MGQ 408 Business Analytics and Data Science
MGS 404 Database Management Systems
MGG 433 Data Modeling
Data Analytics Elective

Plus primary concentration courses (minimum 9 credits)

Departmental Honors Requirements

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Business Administration BS - Data Analytics Concentration degree
Credits Required for Major82
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum 36
Additional Credits Required for Electives 2
Total Credits Required for Degree 120

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

 
Published: Jan 25, 2023 07:58:39