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Business Analytics

Meeting of the Minds.

The Business Analytics concentration focuses on how businesses gather data to create useful business models. Designed for students who are strong in math and computer technology—who also think creatively—it is the perfect program for students who want to work on a degree in business and a minor in mathematics. (View Rack Card)

Why Study Business Analytics at Piedmont?

Our business programs embrace liberal arts education, which develops nimble minds for a fast-changing workplace. The Business Analytics Concentration incorporates adventurous thinking with required skills in statistics, research, data mining, and business model building. The business world demands colleagues with solid math skills, comfort with technology and those with business sense to ask the right questions. Classes are taught by faculty with real-world experience – and broad real-world contacts. Business Analytics is perfect for the student who wants to pursue a degree in business and a minor in mathematics. Combine those distinctions with a clear-eyed focus on ethics, the most up-to-date curriculum, independent research – and you can see how this degree can transform you into an industry innovator.

Concentration Requirements (21 semester hours)

ACCT 3306/BUSA 3306 Applied Ethics
BUSA 3580 Data Analysis and Visualization
BUSA 4355 Advanced Business Analytics
BUSA 4950 Business Analytics

Choose 3 electives from this list:
ACCT 3100 Cost Accounting
ACCT 4600 Auditing
BUSA 3515 Qualitative Analysis for Business
BUSA 3340 Sports Economics
BUSA 4310 Investment Management
BUSA 4700 Business Internship
BUSA 4800 Quality Management
BUSA 4980/ACCT 4980 Special Topics: Entrepreneurship
BUSA 4990/ACCT 4990 Special Topics: Travel Study
MATH 2300 Discrete Mathematics
MATH 2450 Calculus I
MATH 2460 Calculus II
MATH 2470 Calculus III
MATH 2600 Linear Algebra