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Business Analytics, Minor

Students earning the business analytics minor at the Saint Louis University Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business will obtain knowledge of analytic tools used by most businesses to make data-driven decisions.

This knowledge will enhance students’ market value in a variety of professions. The core components of this minor include information technology management, database management systems and business statistics. Students have the opportunity to pursue an educational background in machine learning, marketing analytics or sports analytics according to their personal interests and career goals.

Required Courses
BTM 2000Introduction to Business Technology Management3
BTM 2500Data Modeling, Analysis and Visualization3
BTM 3300Managing Databases and Big Data3
BTM 3700Business Analytics3
OPM 2070Introduction to Business Statistics 3
Elective Courses
Select one of the following:3
BTM 4700
Machine Learning in Business Analytics
BTM 4811
Data Analytics Practicum
MGT 4403
Sports Analytics
MKT 4650
Marketing Analytics
Total Credits18

Additional prerequisite: MATH 1200 College Algebra (3 cr)

Additional prerequisite: MKT 3000 Introduction to Marketing Management (3 cr). Outside of the Business Common Body of Knowledge (CBK), a maximum of one business course (3 credit hours) may be used to fulfill requirements in two business majors/minors.

Continuation Standards

Students must maintain a minimum 2.00 grade point average (GPA) in all courses used to fulfill minor requirements. If the minor GPA falls below a 2.00, students will have one semester to increase their minor GPA to a 2.00, or they will not be allowed to enroll in 3000- and 4000-level minor courses.

Students can complete all or part of the Business Analytics minor in Madrid.

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