Minor in Business Analytics

Minor Code: 5262

Requirements for the Minor

The minor requires 12 hours (four courses). A 2.50/4.00 grade point average is required for all work completed for the minor. Students majoring in IDS are not eligible for the minor. 

Prerequisite Courses
Non-CBA students will be required to take the following two Business Core courses, or their equivalents, as prerequisites to complete the minor.
Intro to Management Information Systems
Business Statistics I a,b
Required Courses
IDS 371Business Statistics II a3
IDS 472Business Data Mining a3
Select two of the following:6
Business Analysis Using Spreadsheets a
Programming for Data Science in Business a
Business Database Technology a
Business Model Simulation a
Statistical Software for Business Applications a
Multivariate Analysis a
Business Forecasting Using Time Series Methods a
Regression Analysis a
Marketing Analytics a
Total Hours12

This course may require prerequisites, which are listed in the course description. 


The following courses also fulfill the IDS 270 requirement: STAT 101, ECON 270, IE 342 and STAT 381

Enrollment Residence Requirement in the Minor

A student must complete at least one-half of the coursework required for the minor field in residence at the University of Illinois Chicago.