Analytics Minors

The industry is trending to more and more data-driven nowadays. As businesses are becoming significantly reliant on data, analytics is reshaping business operations and enabling new revenue streams. As a result, many traditional occupations are exposed to analytics as well as many new jobs have been created in this field. The Data Analytics and Business Analytics Minors are offered for individuals who are interested in adding the fundamental analytics skills to their majors.

The curriculum for the Data Analytics Minor and Business Analytics Minor involves development of essential analytics principles and skills. Each minor requires 16 credit hours.

Data Analytics Minor

With prerequisites MATH 280 or MATH 215, and ITEC 136 or COMP 111 completed, the Data Analytics Minor at Franklin University is designed for current students in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, and Information Technology to offer them an opportunity to gain necessary analytics skills while majoring in their programs. Students learn to manage, visualize, and analyze data through a sequence of courses, apply basic analytics methods to solve business problems, and effectively communicate the results. The minor offers the convenience and flexibility of quality online/face-to-face/hybrid education, expert instructors with relevant and real-world experience, and strong student support from dedicated faculty, tutors, and advisors.

Graduates of the minor will be able to:

  1. Collect, clean, prepare, and visualize data to support fact-based decision making.
  2. Apply descriptive, predictive, prescriptive, and diagnostic approaches to analyzing data.
  3. Model and interpret results from analytics.
  4. Apply best practices in the management of data security.

The curriculum includes:

Projected Schedule

Last updated: 2021-11-23 16:02:32
Course Fall 2021Spring 2022Summer 2022Fall 2022Spring 2023Summer 2023
COMP 281 Online ROnline ROnline ROnline ROnline ROnline R
DATA 300Online U Online U Online QOnline U Online U Online Q
DATA 310Online QOnline QOnline Q
DATA 400Onlne ROnlne ROnlne ROnlne R

Business Analytics Minor

With prerequisites MATH 215 (or MATH 160) and PF106 completed, the Business Analytics Minor is designed for current students in non-technical majors with an opportunity to gain necessary analytics skills while majoring in their programs. Students learn to manipulate, visualize, and analyze data through a sequence of courses, apply basic analytics methods to solve business problems, and effectively communicate the results. The minor offers the convenience and flexibility of quality online/face-to-face/hybrid education, expert instructors with relevant and real-world experience, and strong student support from dedicated faculty, tutors, and advisors.

Graduates of the minor program will be able to: 

  1. Collect, clean, prepare and visualize data to support business decision making
  2. Identify and analyze patterns in business data
  3. Apply appropriate analytics modeling to solve business challenges
  4. Communicate analytics results visually and effectively for business scenarios

The curriculum includes:

Projected Schedule

Last updated: 2021-11-23 16:02:32
Course Fall 2021Spring 2022Summer 2022Fall 2022Spring 2023Summer 2023
BUSA 200Online FOnline FOnline FOnline FOnline FOnline F
BUSA 250Online HOnline HOnline HOnline H
BUSA 350Online HOnline HOnline HOnline H
DATA 300Online U Online U Online QOnline U Online U Online Q
DATA 310Online QOnline QOnline Q

Both analytics minors focus on hands-on techniques and professional experience. The classes will be taught by full time faculty who have doctorate degrees in the related field or adjunct faculty who are currently employed as analytics professionals.


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