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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

Business Analytics Minor

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Minor code OR6158

College of Business  
Copeland Hall 401
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.2060
Fax: 740.593.9342

Chris Moberg, contact person

Program Overview

Business analytics refers to the knowledge, skills and competencies required for the methodical exploration and investigation of business data using predictive, and prescriptive statistical tools to support decision making and to gain insight of business performance. The OHIO College of Business offers an undergraduate minor that develops students skills and competencies in business analytics and provides them with hands on experience of statistical tools used in the business environment using data provided by industry partners.

*Note: This program was approved by the Ohio University Board of Trustees on 6/23/2017.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

There is a growing demand for analytics professionals in the workplace. McKinsey and Company stated that by 2018, there would be a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with analytics skills in the United States. In October 2016, Indeed.com lists approximately 200,000 jobs referencing data analysis skills that are required for careers in the United States. However, the demand for talented analytics professionals is outpacing the rate at which students are earning degrees in higher education.


Minor Hours Requirement

The business analytics minor requires a minmum of 15 hours.

Required Courses

Complete the following courses:


Complete three courses from the following:

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