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Business Technology Management, Minor

Saint Louis University's business technology management minor at the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business prepares students for business careers that use significant information technology.

SLU's business technology management minor program educates students about the development and use of IT in a business environment.

Required Course
BTM 2000Introduction to Business Technology Management3
BTM 2500Data Modeling, Analysis and Visualization3
Elective Courses
Select four of the following:12
BTM 3100
Enterprise Application Development
BTM 3300
Managing Databases and Big Data
BTM 3500
Data Governance and Information Security
BTM 3700
Business Analytics
BTM 3810
Business Simulation with SAP §
BTM 3850
Applied Enterprise Systems Implementation
BTM 4100
Systems Analysis and Design Thinking
BTM 4700
Machine Learning in Business Analytics
BTM 4810
Business Technology Management
BTM 4811
Data Analytics Practicum
BTM 4812
Enterprise Systems Practicum
Total Credits18

Additional prerequisites: ACCT 2200 Financial Accounting (3 cr)OPM 3050 Introduction to Management Science and Operations Management (3 cr), and junior standing.


Any of the BTM courses may be waived if appropriate material has been covered in a previous course; however, the waiver requires substitution of an additional BTM course.


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.