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BUS. 207 Business Analytics Fundamentals

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce business students to statistical analysis in order to analyze and transform data into useful information, identify and anticipate trends and outcomes, and ultimately make smarter, data-driven business decisions. The course covers the process, technologies, applications, tools, and skills required to analyze data so that informed and timely decisions can be made. Students will learn the methodologies, techniques, and tools (such as Structured Query Language (SQL), Excel, and Tableau) for visualization, inference, forecasting, optimization, simulation, and data mining.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: BUS. 123 or MATH 200 or CIS 124
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC