Mar 24, 2018  
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

BIA 1800 - Data Analysis


This course is designed to introduce students to business analytics. The course is designed for students to obtain an intermediate level of Excel and pass the Excel Certification exam; use descriptive statistics to better understand business problem; display and visualize descriptive statistics as a form of business communication; use proper visualization techniques in appropriate modern programs like Tableau; understand the basic formulation of solving a business question with data; introduce Access as a data analysis tool; and, ultimately, be able to communicate results of data analysis to business managers. Transfer students can waive BIA 1800 if taken a basic undergraduate course that has a heavy emphasis in Excel or has evidence of passing the Excel Certification exam.

Prerequisite: A fundamental knowledge of computers evidenced by a high school computer course or equivalent