Applied Data Analytics, Certificate (1734)
Department website: http://www.wku.edu/information-systems
Ray Blankenship, email@example.com, (270) 745-5952
The certificate of Applied Data Analytics exposes students to how data is acquired, how to frame an analytic problem, determine which methodologies to use to solve a problem, and to build deployable models.
Program Requirements (18 hours)
The 18 hour certificate is based on 15 hours of core courses and 3 hours of advisor-approved upper-division courses. The approved elective may be from the Gordon Ford College of Business or any other college.
|BDAN 250||Introduction to Analytics 1||3|
|BDAN 305||Principles of MIS with Spreadsheets 2||3|
|or FIN 389||Financial Analysis and Modeling|
|BDAN 310||Business Data Analytics||3|
|BDAN 330||Structured Data Analysis 3||3|
|or BDAN 430||Data Visualization|
|Select 3 hours from the following or any data analytics course with department approval||3|
|Accounting Information Systems|
|Data Analysis for Accounting|
|Financial Data Modeling|
|Regression and Econometric Analysis|
|Small Business Analysis and Strategy|
|Financial Analysis and Modeling|
|Financial Plan Development|
|Human Resource Information Systems|
|Advanced Social Media Marketing|
BDAN250 is required for all business majors.
Students pursuing the Business Finance Concentration may take FIN 389 (Financial Analysis and Modeling) instead of BDAN 305.
Students pursuing the Business Finance Concentration may take BDAN 430 (Data Visualization) instead of BDAN 330.