X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm.)

Business Data Analytics(BDA)

Department of Economics and Finance, Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

The Minor in Business Data Analytics focuses on developing quantitative competencies expected to structure and analyze data sets. There is an emphasis on applying techniques to big data problems.

Minor (Honours Program)

A minimum 5.00 credits is required (3.50 required credits, plus 1.50 credits of restricted electives)

Required courses (3.50 credits):
ECON*3740 [0.50] Introduction to Econometrics
MCS*2020 [0.50] Information Management
MGMT*3140 [0.50] Business Analytics
MGMT*4140 [0.50] Advanced Business Analytics
One of:
CIS*1300 [0.50] Programming
CIS*1500 [0.50] Introduction to Programming
One of:
ECON*2740 [0.50] Economic Statistics
STAT*2040 [0.50] Statistics I
STAT*2060 [0.50] Statistics for Business Decisions
STAT*2080 [0.50] Introductory Applied Statistics I
STAT*2120 [0.50] Probability and Statistics for Engineers
STAT*2230 [0.50] Biostatistics for Integrative Biology
One of:
ECON*4640 [0.50] Advanced Econometrics
FIN*4100 [0.50] Financial Econometrics
MGMT*4350 [0.50] Business Case Competition Preparation
Restricted Electives (1.50 credits)
ACCT*3230 [0.50] Intermediate Management Accounting
ACCT*4290 [0.50] IT Auditing and Data Analytics
CIS*2500 [0.50] Intermediate Programming
CIS*2520 [0.50] Data Structures
ECON*4640 [0.50] Advanced Econometrics
FIN*2000 [0.50] Introduction to Finance
FIN*4100 [0.50] Financial Econometrics
FARE*4360 [0.50] Marketing Research
MATH*3240 [0.50] Operations Research
MATH*4240 [0.50] Advanced Topics in Modeling and Optimization
MCS*3030 [0.50] Research Methods
MCS*3500 [0.50] Marketing Analytics
REAL*3810 [0.50] Real Estate Market Analysis
STAT*3240 [0.50] Applied Regression Analysis
STAT*4000 [0.50] Statistical Computing

Note: Not all restricted elective courses identified in this list will necessarily be open to all students in the minor in Business Data Analytics. Some courses may have priority access restrictions, or may be limited to students enrolled in the major from which the courses are drawn. In some cases a Course Waiver Request form signed by the instructor may be required in order for students to add these courses to their schedule. Please consult with the department offering the course about possible access. Some courses may also have prerequisites which are identified in course descriptions in the academic calendar.

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