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Indiana University Bloomington

Did You Know?

The Wall Street Journal notes Kelley is at the forefront in offering a business analytics majorójust as companies demand more employees with an analytics background.

Majors & Minors
Select a major below to see requirements, electives, and recommended academies.

Business Analytics

Business analytics majors leverage data to create more efficient business processes and more accurate performance reporting—helping businesses compete globally. If you have a penchant for mathematics, statistics, modeling, or information systems, you should consider a major or minor in business analytics.

Academies to consider: Strategic Finance, Consumer Marketing, or Supply Chain

  • Major requirements: Select 15 credit hours total including your “outside” courses. 
  • Minor requirements: A total of at least six credit hours are required. 
  • Major electives: Select at least five elective courses.
  • Minor electives: If  three required courses are completed, pick one course from the list of electives; if  two  required courses are completed, pick two courses from the list of electives.
  • Outside courses: Select any two additional courses from the MBA Program outside of the business analytics major. The following general graduation requirement courses do not qualify as outside courses: A548, X507, X515, X516, and X517.
Courses Major Minor Electives Outside Courses
BUS-K 507 Introduction to Spreadsheet Modeling Required    
BUS-S 523 Data Warehousing: Concepts and Management Required    
BUS-K 579 Experimental Course in Decision Support Modeling,
or
For 2013 graduates only:
BUS-K 513 An Introduction to Data Mining
Required    
BUS-K 508 Spreadsheet Modeling for Finance      
BUS-K 513 An Introduction to Data Mining      
BUS-K 515 Application Development with Visual Basics (VBA)      
BUS-A 545 Introduction to Financial Statements Analysis and Valuation      
BUS-A 546 Advanced Financial Statements Analysis & Valuation      
BUS-F 508 Real Options in Capital Budgeting      
BUS-F 525 Corporate Financial Risk Management      
BUS-F 526 Derivative Securities      
BUS-G 570 Thinking Strategically: Game Theory and Business Strategy      
BUS-M 503 Applied Marketing Research      
BUS-M 511 Marketing Performance and Productivity Analysis      
BUS-M 528 Dynamic Modeling of Customer Data
     
BUS-M 549 Marketing Intelligence Management      
BUS-M 574 Pricing Management      
BUS-P 506 Logistics and Distribution      
BUS-P 512 Revenue Management      
BUS-P 550 Business Process Design      
BUS-P 579 Experimental Course in Supply Chain & Operations