Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    
    Jun 22, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog

Business Analytics AA, Statewide Program: 620


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Alphabetical List of Curricula

: 620

The associate of arts in Business Analytics is designed to meet the growing demand for highly skilled professionals with analytics expertise. The program grounds students in general business courses, including economics and accounting, and builds essential skills in business analytics, statistics, scripting in programming language, data visualization, and applied decision-making. You will gain hands-on experience in using Excel, R, Tableau, and SQL in business analytics to summarize, visualize, and analyze data. The program is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college and major in business analytics.

General Education Course Selections


Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education course requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence


Students should complete the required English and Math foundation courses within the first 24 credit hours. All students should review the Program Advising Guide and consult an advisor.

Second Semester


Third Semester


Fourth Semester


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 . Please consult an advisor or transfer institution for assistance with course selection.

** Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSSD) should be from different disciplines.

†  Many, but not all, four year institutions require MATH 150  or MATH 181 . Students should consult with an advisor regarding the requirements of transfer institutions.

‡ AA and AS programs require one global and cultural perspectives (GCP) General Education course.

Program Outline / Degree Requirements


Foundation Courses


Distribution Courses


General Education Institutional Requirements


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 . Please consult an advisor or transfer institution for assistance with course selection.

** Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSSD) should be from different disciplines.

†  Many, but not all, four year institutions require MATH 150  or MATH 181 . Students should consult with an advisor regarding the requirements of transfer institutions.

‡ AA and AS programs require one global and cultural perspectives (GCP) General Education course.

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Employ business analytics tools and techniques for the purpose of using data to inform organizational decision-making related to core business functions. 
  • Understand, evaluate, and apply ethical principles and practices in the data lifecycle. 
  • Demonstrate competency using appropriate statistical methods to engage in descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics to gain business insights. 
  • Develop original analyses and prescribe solutions related to scenarios involving the core business functions of operations, finance and accounting, marketing, and human resources. 
  • Summarize and communicate findings of analyses using charts, graphs, infographics, and dashboards. 

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Alphabetical List of Curricula