Business Analytics, Minor

Students taking courses for the business analytics minor at Saint Louis University's 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 any business discipline. The core components of this minor include information technology management, database management systems and business statistics. Students have the opportunity to receive 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
Machine Learning in Business Analytics
Data Analytics Practicum
Sports Analytics
Marketing Analytics
Total Credits18

Additional prerequisite: MATH 1200 College Algebra (3 cr)

Additional prerequisite: MKT 3000 Introduction to Marketing Management (3 cr).

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.