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Business Administration, Bachelor of Science (BS) Business Analytics


Office of the Registrar
Bouillon Hall 140
Phone: (509) 963-3001
Fax: (509) 963-1230
reg@cwu.edu

Program Description

Businesses are collecting massive amounts of data every day and need professionals to help them make sense of that data. This data is critical in helping companies maintain a competitive advantage by producing data-driven insights for decision makers. The Business Administration: Business Analytics program prepares graduates to apply statistical, computing, and economics methods to help corporate managers make better business decisions. Students work with real world business data from marketing, economics, finance, human resource management, supply chain management, etc. and analyze it using descriptive, predictive and prescriptive business analytics methods. The program utilizes the latest business analytics software to manage data, develop visualization, and perform statistical and machine learning analysis. This program provides a great preparation for business analytics, data science, and MBA graduate programs.

Likely Career Paths

: Business Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Quantitative Analyst


Key Considerations


Course Planning

1st and 2nd Year Courses or Areas of Study
CWU Course # CWU Course Name Transfer Course #
ACCT 251 Financial Accounting ACCT& 201 and ACCT& 202
ACCT 252 Managerial Accounting ACCT& 203
ECON 201 Principles of Economics- Micro ECON& 201
ECON 202 Principles of Economics- Macro ECON& 202
BUS 241 Legal Environment of Business BUS& 201
BUS 221 Intro Business Statistics MATH& 146
MATH 153 Pre-Calculus I MATH& 141
ECON 130 or other approved math Foundations of Business Analytics MATH& 148

Advising Notes

  • We recommend students pursue and earn an Associates of Business-DTA/MRP.
  • Students need to earn a 1.7 minimum grade for ACCT&201, 202, 203, ECON& 201, 202, BUS& 201, MATH& 146, MATH& 141, and MATH& 148.
  • Any Washington state DTA (Direct Transfer Agreement) degree will satisfy all general education requirements.
  • Major requirements may change over time; students will be expected to meet the catalog requirements in place at the time they are admitted to the major. Current catalog: https://catalog.acalog.cwu.edu/

Other Resources

Admissions: 509-963-1211 | admissions@cwu.edu | cwu.edu/admissions

Financial Aid: 509-963-1611 | FinancialAid@cwu.edu | cwu.edu/financial-aid

Transfer Center: 509-963-1390 | transfer@cwu.edu | cwu.edu/transfer

Veterans: 509-963-3028 | VA@cwu.edu | cwu.edu/veterans

International: +1-509-963-3612 | intladm@cwu.edu | cwu.edu/programs/international-student-admissions