Jul 21, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog & Student Handbook

Department of Data Science & Business Analytics


Data Science and Business Analytics

Department Chair: Dr. Shahram Taj, Professor

Degree Programs
Data Science
Business Analytics

Overview

Department of Data Science and Business Analytics offers two undergraduate degree programs, and two graduate degree programs. The undergraduate degree programs are Bachelor of Science in Data Science and Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics. The graduate degree programs are Master of Science in Engineering Management and Master of Science in Data Science. 

Concentrations available to students in the B.S. in Business Analytics include: Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Quantitative Economics and Econometrics, and Advanced Topics

Bachelor of Science, Data Science

See Program Description  for full curriculum and details.

Florida Common Prerequisites: Data Science

Students who started as freshmen at Florida Poly (native students) must complete general education requirements and the following courses to enter the degree program as a junior:

 

Transfer students must meet general education requirements and satisfy the following Florida State Common Prerequisites to enter the degree program as a junior:

IDS X721

& COP 3530

& MAC 2311

  • or MAC X281

& MAC 2312

  • or MAC X282

& MAD 2107

& PHY 2048/2048L

  • or PHY X048C

  • or PHY X043/X048L

  • or PHY X053/X053

  • or PHY X049C

  • or PHY X044/X049L

  • or PHY X054/X054L

& STA 2023

  • or EGS X025

  • or QMB X100

  • or STA X024

  • or STA X032

  • or STA X037

  • or STA X122

(1)  Intro programming in C, C++, JAVA, or equivalent language.

Data Science Student Outcomes

Student Outcomes
Upon completion of the Data Science Degree, students will:

1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve broadly defined technical or scientific problems by applying knowledge of mathematics and science and/or technical topics to areas relevant to the discipline.

2. An ability to formulate or design a system, process, procedure, or program to meet desired needs.

3. An ability to develop and conduct experiments or test hypotheses, analyze, and interpret data and use scientific judgment to draw conclusions.

4. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

5. An ability to understand ethical and professional responsibilities and the impact of technical and/or scientific solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

6. An ability to function effectively on teams that establish goals, plan tasks, meet deadlines, and analyze risk and uncertainty.

Bachelor of Science, Business Analytics

See Program Description  for full curriculum and details.

Florida Common Prerequisites: Business Analytics

Transfer students must meet general education requirements and satisfy the following Florida State Common Prerequisites to enter the degree program as a junior:

ACG X021

  • or ACG X022

  • or ACG X001 & ACG X011

& ACG X071

  • or ACG X301

  • or ACG X072

& BUL 2241

  • or BUL X131

  • or CGS X092

  • or GEB X350

  • or MAN X440

  • or PHI X600

& CGS 1100

  • or CGS X100C

  • or CGS X000

  • or CGS X530   

  • or CGS X531

  • or CGS X570

  • or ISM X000

& ECO X013

& ECO X023

& EGS 3625

& MAC X311

  • or MAC X281

& STA X023

  • or EGS X025

  • or ESI X230

  • or QMB X100

  • or STA X024

  • or STA X032

  • or STA X037

  • or STA X122

Business Analytics Student Outcomes

Student Outcomes

Upon completion of the Business Analytics Degree, students will:

1. Apply current business analytics concepts, techniques, and practices to solve business problems.

2. Analyze a given business problem using appropriate analytics techniques to generate insights and solutions.

3. Communicate effectively insights, analysis, conclusions, and solutions to a diverse audience.