Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Business Systems & Analytics

About

The Bachelor of Science in Business Systems & Analytics combines former Management Information Systems major and Business Analytics major to better meet the needs of the job market. This undergraduate level major concentrates on developing information systems skills and analytics skills which include data management, data processing, data wrangling, and data analysis; performing the relevant analytic methods for a given context; and communicating the results of analysis effectively to the relevant audiences. In this major, you’ll get a strong background in business administration, information systems, and data analytics.

Learning Outcomes

Curriculum & Requirements

Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully earn a BSB in Business Systems and Analytics from EWU should be able to do the following:

  • accurately perform the relevant analytic methods for a given context;
  • communicate the results of analyses effectively to the relevant audiences;
  • recognize and address ethical issues related to privacy, intellectual property, and data security;
  • think critically when making decisions about appropriate analytic methods;
  • use the technical skills associated with the storage, management and cleaning of data.

Curriculum & Requirements

Business Systems and Analytics Major, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSB)

The Bachelor of Science in Business Systems & Analytics combines Management Information Systems and Business Analytics In order to better meet the needs of the job market. This undergraduate level major concentrates on developing information systems skills and analytics skills which include data management, data processing, data wrangling, and data analysis; performing the relevant analytic methods for a given context; and communicating the results of analysis effectively to the relevant audiences.

Students must be formally declared in a BSB major or officially declared as a minor before enrolling in business classes in the required business administration core.

The undergraduate business policies can be found on the School of Business advising page.

Notes:

  • Students must declare and complete the minimum BSB Pre-Major requirements or have completed the minimum Pre-Major requirements through transfer work prior to declaring for any BSB major.
Bachelor of Science in Business Pre-Major
Pre-Major General Education (5 out of 6 required with a C or 2.0 GPA or higher per university requirements for full major declaration)
BACR - Humanities and Arts
BACR - Humanities and Arts
BACR - Natural Sciences
BACR - Natural Sciences
Diversity
Global Studies
Pre-Major Lower Division Business Core (Completion of 6 out of 8 required with a 2.5 GPA or higher for full major declaration)37
PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
BUSINESS LAW
BUSINESS STATISTICS 1
INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS
COLLEGE COMPOSITION: ANALYSIS, RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS MATH II
CALCULUS I
CALCULUS I
Total Credits37
Notes:
ECON 201 is considered a support course and may be used to fulfill BACRs as well as requirements for the Business Administration degree. However, this course is not counted twice toward the goal of 180 credits for graduation.
Grade requirements for graduation:
minimum grade ≥C in each course required for the major;
minimum GPA≥2.5 for all upper division Business Administration core courses as well as required and elective courses taken to fulfill requirements for the major area.
Required Business Administration Core
Upper Division Core
DSCI 346BUSINESS STATISTICS 24
FINC 335FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT4
MGMT 326ORGANIZATION THEORY AND BEHAVIOR4
MISC 311INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS4
MKTG 310PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING4
OPSM 330OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT4
Required Courses
DSCI 353DATA MANAGEMENT, CLEANING AND IMPUTATION4
DSCI 446BUSINESS FORECASTING4
or DSCI 449 MULTIVARIATE DATA ANALYSIS
DSCI 450DATA VISUALIZATION4
DSCI 489SENIOR PROJECT4
or DSCI 495 PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP
or MISC 495 INTERNSHIP
MISC 371BUSINESS APPLICATIONS PROGRAM DESIGN4
MISC 373BUSINESS DATABASE APPLICATIONS4
MISC 374SPREADSHEET MODELING FOR BUSINESS APPLICATIONS4
MISC 481SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN4
MISC 485ADVANCED DATABASE APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT4
Required Senior Capstone
MGMT 490DEPARTMENT SENIOR CAPSTONE4
Total Credits64

Catalog Listing

Enrollment Data

Undergraduate Business Students

830

BAB/BS Degrees Awarded in 2019-20

463

Students in the MBA Program

418

MBA Degrees Awarded in 2019-20

48

Full-Time Faculty Members

32