Jul 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Business Analytics, BBA


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A bachelor degree in business analytics introduces students to the data and business analysis industry.  In this program students will develop skills in statistical analysis, data presentation and database management.

Program Advisor: Dr. Theodore Larson at Theodore.Larson@untdallas.edu

Building Block for the Degree

  1. Texas Core Curriculum: All students are required to complete 42 hours of the Texas Core Curriculum to earn a degree.
  2. Business Core Requirements:   Completion of a minimum of 48 hours designated as business core requirements.
  3. Major Requirements:  The business analytics major requires 36 hours of accounting and business courses.
  4. Other Courses:   Students must have a minimum of 120 credit hours to graduate with a degree from UNTD.  Students may complete a minor, certificate program or general elective courses to meet this requirement.

Core Curriculum Recommendations

UNTD adheres to the Texas Core Curriculum established in Texas Education Code Chapter 61, Subchapter S.  Courses designated on the transcript as a Core Foundation Area will be applied to the Texas Core Curriculum.  As a new Freshman student starting at UNTD (or transfer student looking ahead to attend UNTD), taking the recommended UNTD courses (or equivalent) can reduce hours to degree and provide more opportunities for elective courses.

Texas Core Curriculum (42 hours)

Courses in (parentheses) also count in the major.

Designation Core Foundation Area UNTD Recommended Course Course Name Credit Hours
010 Communication ENGL 1313 College Writing I (grade of C or better required) 3
010 Communication ENGL 1323 College Writing II (grade of C or better required) 3
020 Mathematics (MATH 1680 or 1324) Elementary Probability & Statistics or Business Math 3
030 Life & Physical Sciences Varies Any course in the Core Foundation area 3
030 Life & Physical Sciences Varies Any course in the Core Foundation area 3
040 Language, Philosophy & Culture Varies Any course in the Core Foundation area 3
050 Creative Arts Varies Any course in the Core Foundation area 3
060 American History HIST 2610 US History to 1865 3
060 American History HIST 2620 US History since 1865 3
070 Government & Political Science PSCI 1040 American Government: Laws & Institutions 3
070 Government & Political Science PSCI 1050 American Government: Process & Policy 3
080 Social & Behavioral Scienc (ECON 1110) Principles of Macroeconomics 3
090 Component Area Option (COMM 1010) Introduction to Communication 3
090 Component Area Option BUSI 1340 Managing the Business Enterprise 3

Business Core Requirements (45 hours)

UNTD # Course Name Co/Prerequisites Credit Hours
ECON 1100 Principles of Microeconomics   3
(ECON 1110) Principles of Macroeconomics   3
(COMM 1010) Introduction to Communication   3
(MATH 1680 or  1324) Elementary Probability & Statistics or Business Math I PREQ: TSI-Math complete; or MATH 1010 with grade of C or better; or COREQ: MATH 1010 3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications   3
ACCT 2010 Accounting Principles I PREQ: MATH 1680 or MATH 1324 or higher 3
ACCT 2020 Accounting Principles II PREQ: ACCT 2010 with grade of C or better  3
BLAW 2300 Legal & Ethical Environment of Business   3
DSCI 2305 Business Statistics I PREQ: MATH 1324 3
BCIS 3610 Basic Information Systems PREQ: BCIS 1305 3
MKTG 3650 Foundations of Marketing Practice PREQ: JR standing 3
FINA 3770 Finance PREQ: ACCT 2010 & 2020 with grades of C or better (or equivalent coursework) 3
MGMT 3720 Organizational Behavior   3
MGMT 3830 Operations Management PREQ: DSCI 2305 with a grade of C or better 3
BUSI 4940 Business Policy PREQ: SR standing & all Business Core Requirements completed with a grade of C or better in each course 3

Major Requirements (18 hours)

UNTD # Course Name Co/Prerequisites Credit Hours
DSCI 3380 Case Studies in Business Analytics   3
DSCI 3310 Data Analysis Tools I   3
DSCI 3320 Data Visualization   3
BCIS 4660 Introduction to Data Warehousing PREQ: BCIS 3610 & DSCI 3305 or 3870. Grades of C or better in all BCIS courses and minimum UNTD GPA of 2.70 3
BCIS 4620 Introduction to Database Applications PREQ: BCIS 3610 3
DSCI 4320 Data Visualization II - Capstone   3

Major Electives (9 hours)

UNTD # Course Name Co/Prerequisites Credit Hours
  Select three courses:   9
DSCI 3870 Management Science PREQ: DSCI 2305 & ACCT 2010 & 2020, ECON 1100 & 1110; MATH 1680 or 1324 or equivalent with grades of C or better in all courses  
ACCT 4100 Accounting Systems PREQ: ACCT 3110 with grade of C or better. May not be taken more than twice at UNT Dallas. Students may not retake this course once they have completed (with a grade of C or better) a course for which this is a prerequisite.  COREQ: ACCT 3120 or may be taken prior to ACCT 4100 with department consent.  
BCIS 3615 Visual Display of Business Information PREQ: BCIS 1305  
DSCI 4510 Modeling for Business Intelligence PREQ: DSCI 3870 & BCIS 3610; Grades of C or better in all DSCI courses and minimum UNTD GPA of 2.70  
MGMT 4800 Internship PREQ: Advisor consent & meets employer requirements  
MATH 4650 Statistics PREQ: MATH 3680 & 4610  
DSCI 4310 Data Analysis Tools II    

Other UNTD Degree Requirements

All students must meet the General University Requirements  as well as the major requirements.

Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher

Business Analytics Major GPA of 2.0 or higher

Grade of C or better in all business core and major courses.

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