Sep 23, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science, Business Analytics (Program Description)

Total Degree Credits: 120

See the Bachelor of Science, Business Analytics (Plan of Study)  


Business Analytics enable organizations to turn complex challenges into substantial opportunities by transforming data into information, & information into insights for making better decisions & improving results. 

The Business Analytics curriculum provides training in the skills needed to solve complex problems that occur in the management of logistics and supply chain, marketing, finance, and innovation and technology.

The undergraduate program in Business Analytics offers an education that can be found only at Florida Poly: data analytics expertise with a business focus by offering a cutting-edge program especially designed to prepare students for top jobs in today’s technology and data intensive business world.

After completion of the B.S in Business Analytics, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a firm understanding of fundamental business issues and processes

  • Analyze a given business problem and apply the appropriate analytics techniques to realize the business goals

  • Think critically and demonstrate creative decision-making skills

  • Develop analytical and quantitative skills

  • Communicate clearly, effectively and logically in a business situation

  • Successfully manage a team of analytics and engineering professionals in leading-edge technology projects

  • Plan, analyze and forecast across multiple business operations

  • Understand relevant statistical concepts and know how to apply these to business analytics problems in practice.

  • Apply analytics techniques to the specific challenges of their chosen concentration


College Skills (1) & Co-Curricular

All majors are required to complete an approved internship/professional experience prior to graduation.

General Education (36)

Click here to view the complete list of General Education  offerings. The State of Florida requires a minimum of 36 credit hours of general education for the baccalaureate degree. The following are required for the B.S. in Science and Technology Management.

Arts and Humanities (6)

Students select 6 credits from the following:

Social Sciences (9)

Students in Business Analytics must take both ECO 2013 and ECO 2023 as well as 3 credits of history. If the student has met the civic literacy requirement, the student may take any history course.

Business Analytics Concentrations (12)

Students choose one concentration (12 credits) to supplement their program.