General Concentration, Decision Analytics (BA)

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Students are free to choose courses that meet their interests. However, those who wish to pursue a master's degree in Predictive Analytics or a similar computing field should take the CSC courses. Students interested in a master's degree in Marketing Analysis or a similar marketing field should take MKT courses.

Students must fulfill a total of 24 credits selecting from any of the courses below (any additional credit hours taken are eligible toward Open Electives requirements):

Course Title Quarter Hours
BUSINESS STATISTICS
QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN MARKETING
PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING
INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING RESEARCH
CONSUMER BEHAVIOR
STRATEGIC TOOLS FOR MARKETERS
ANALYTICS IN ACTION SEMINARS
DATA MINING
TEXT ANALYTICS
DESCRIPTIVE ANALYTICS
PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS
PRESCRIPTIVE ANALYTICS
ACCELERATING ORGANIZATION INTELLIGENCE: WHAT'S THE STORY?
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE I
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE II
ADVANCED DATA ANALYSIS (FORMERLY CSC 334)
DATABASE PROGRAMMING
FOUNDATIONS OF DATA SCIENCE (FORMERLY CSC 367)

Open Electives (46 credit hours)

Open Electives credit is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 credit hours. Students can individualize their learning in several ways using the Open Electives. Open Electives can be fulfilled through courses offered by the School of Continuing and Professional Studies and other DePaul colleges, transfer courses, assessment of prior learning (PLA), and independent studies.