Business Analytics and Change Management (Acc)

The Business Analytics program prepares Christian leaders to make data-driven decisions that enhance organizational performance, identify emerging markets, assist change management practices, and solve complex business problems. Students apply these skills to specific areas of finance, economics, marketing, and human resources, etc.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. a) Summarize principles of Christian ethics related to business intelligence. b) Summarize principles of bias and fairness as related to business intelligence.
  2. Apply the principles and techniques of database structure, administration, and implementation of data collection capabilities and decision-support systems.
  3. Understand basic computer programming techniques to facilitate collaboration with stakeholders to work across platforms.
  4. Describe models for effective decision making to achieve business objectives.
  5. Compare different organizational behaviors and adapt change management strategies.
  6. Articulate assumptions, analyses, and interpretations of data in a written and oral format.


Post-Traditional Core Requirements44
School of Business Core Requirements18
Major Requirements39
Total Hours120

Business School Core Courses

BUS 272Organizational Management Principles3
Business Statistics (Counts as Mathematics Post-Traditional Core)
MGMT 336Human Resource Management3
MGMT 450International Business3
MGMT 472Managing Change3
MGMT 345Diversity, Inclusion, and Human Relations3
BUS 453Business Policy and Ethics (Business School Capstone)3
Total Hours18

Major Courses

LA 115Student Success Strategies3
College Writing (Counts as Communication and Language Post-Traditional Core)
Heritage of Faith (Counts as Post-Traditional Common Core Experience)
DSAA 200Introduction to Data Science and Analysis3
CSC 200Coding I- Fundamentals3
CSC 250Coding II - Algorithms3
MATH 305Statistics II3
DSAA 300Data Mining and Predictive Analysis3
DSAA 310Visual Analytics3
BUS 355Management Information Systems3
CSC 415Artificial Intelligence3
CSC 430Database Fundamentals3
BUAN 405Business Data Analytics Programming with Visualization3
BUAN 410Analytics and the Digital Economy3
BUAN 415Data Analytics: Integrative Project3
Total Hours39