Applied Business Data Analytics*

Description
The concentration in applied business data analytics is created for students who are interested in practical uses for computer-based tool suites that are capable of managing vast amounts of data; providing sophisticated but easy to use means to manage and analyze that data; and to leverage those tools for making good decisions about projects, process designs and fundamental decision making tasks. Exposure to predictive analytics and modeling, big data techniques and visualization provides significant insight into the advanced uses of the computer-based tools. Critical thinking is an important skill and mindset that is required to establish and evaluate evidence-based benchmarks for making good decisions leading to high quality outcomes.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • At least 9 credit hours of upper or lower division courses must be taken through the W.P. Carey School of Business.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.

Core 15 Hours Required

CIS 105 Computer Applications and Information Technology (3) (CIS 105 is a prerequisite to the upper division CIS core courses below)

CIS 308 Advanced Excel in Business (3)

CIS 309 Business Process Management (3)

CIS 310 Business Data Visualization (3)

CIS 405 Business Intelligence (3)

STATISTICS ELECTIVE - 3 hours

ECN 221 Business Statistics, CS (3) (Prerequisites: MAT 211 or 271 with C or better)

ECN 231 Honors Business Statistics, CS (3) (Prerequisites: MAT 211 or 271 with C or better)

AGB 360 Agribusiness Statistics, CS (3)

QBA 221 Statistical Analysis, CS (3) (Prerequisites: MAT 119, 211 or 271)

ECE 380 (FA 01 or after)

IEE 380 Probability and Statistics for Engineering Problem Solving, CS (3) (Prerequisite(s): MAT 266 (or 271) with a C or better)

JUS 302 Statistical Analysis for Justice Studies, CS (3) (Prerequisites: Minimum 2.00 cum GPA; MAT 117, MAT 142 MAT 170 or approved MA GS course; Minimum 24 hours)

POS 401 Political Statistics, CS (3) (Prerequisite: POS 301 with C or better)

PSY 230 Introduction to Statistics, CS (3) (Prerequisite(s): PSY 101 (PGS 101) with C or better; MAT 119, 170, 242, 243, 251, 260, 261, 262, 270, 271, 272, 274, 290 or 291 with C or better)

SOC 390 Social Statistics I, CS (3) (Prerequisite: MAT 142 or higher)

STP 226 Elements of Statistics, CS (3) (Prerequisites: MAT 117 or MAT 142 or other course meeting General Studies MA requirement with C or better or completed the Mathematics Placement Test with a score of 50% or higher)

STP 231 Statistics for Life Sciences, CS (3) (Prerequisites: MAT 117 or 142 with C or better or completed the Mathematics Placement Test with a score of 50% or higher)

STP 420 Introductory Applied Statistics, CS (3) (Prerequisite(s): MAT 210 (or MAT 251, 265 or 270) with C or better)

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2020-21

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

BABDAEMPH

College/School

College/School

W.P. Carey School of Business

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

480‐965‐3252
wpcareyis@asu.edu
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