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Bachelor of Science in Business Data Analytics


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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE in BUSINESS Data Analytics (#507)

Department of Information Systems

Gordon Ford College of Business

Western Kentucky University

 The suggested program of study shown below should be used in consultation with your advisor(s).

Every student will finish with a unique plan of his/her own depending on the electives selected.

 SAMPLE (4) Year Plan

FIRST YEAR

 

 

 

 

Fall Semester

 

Spring Semester

ENG 100, Introduction to College Writing (A.I)

 

3

 

Social and Behavioral Sciences(C)

 

3

 

Foreign Language(A.II)

 

3

 

Natural Sciences (D.I)

 

3

*CIS 141,Basic Computer Literacy

3

Natural Sciences with Lab (D.I)

3

HIST 119/120,Western Civilization (C)

3

*MATH116,College Algebra (D.II)

3

*COMM161,Business&Prof Speaking

(A.III)

 

3

 

Health/Wellness(F)

 

2

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

     15

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

14


SECOND YEAR

 

 

 

 

 

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

CIS 243,Principles of MIS (CIS141)

3

*ACCT201,Introductory

Accounting –Managerial(ACCT

200,ACCT majors must earn "B"or better)

3

Literature(B.I)

3

*ECON203,Principles of

Economics-Macro

3

*ACCT200,Introductory Accounting –

Financial (Sophomore and completion of general education mathematics)

3

*ECON206,Statistics(ECON

202/203and MATH 116)

3

MGT200,Legal Environment of

Business(Sophomore)

3

MGT210,Organization and

Management(Sophomore)

3

*ECON202,Principles of Economics- Micro(C)

3

MKT220,Basic Marketing

Concepts  (Sophomore)

3

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

15

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

15

 

THIRD YEAR

 

 

 

 

 

Visit Career                        Services                         

 

Fall Semester

 

Spring Semester

ENG 300,Writing in the Disciplines

(A.I)

3

BI 310,Business Data Analysis (CIS

243)

3

FIN 330,Principles of Financial

Management(ACCT200,MATH116,& ECON202/203)

3

BI 320,Web Analytics (CIS243)

3

MGT313,Decision Modeling (ECON

206;CIS 243)OR ECON 306,Stat

Analysis(ECON206)

3

BI 330,Structured Data Analysis

(CIS243)

3

MGT314,Operations Management

(ECON206)

3

Humanities(B.II)

3

Humanities(B.II)

3

World Cultures(E)

3

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

15

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

15

 

FOURTH YEAR

 

 

 

 

 

Apply for

Graduation                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrate

 

FallSemester

 

Spring Semester

BI 410, Decision Support Systems Analysis & Design (CIS 243)

 

3

BI ELECTIVE

 

3

BI 420, Data Mining (CIS 243)

3

BI ELECTIVE

3

BI 430, Data Visualization and Digital Dashboards (CIS 243)

 

 

BI ELECTIVE

3

General University Elective

 

3

MGT 498, Strategy & Policy OR ENT 496, Small Bus. Analysis & Strategy (Senior, ACCT 201, CIS 243, FIN 330, MGT 210, MGT 314, MKT 220)

 

3

General University Elective

 

3

General University Elective

 

3

 

3

General University Elective

 

1

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

15

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

16

 

 

Total Credit Hours:                                           120

 

 (A-F) Denotes General Education Category.  * Denotes prerequisite courses before admission ** Denotes required Business Core Courses

Department: Department of Information Systems, Grise Hall 202 || Phone: (270) 745-5408 || Course Descriptions: http://www.wku.edu/undergraduatecatalog/

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