Entrepreneurial Analytics Major, Bachelor of Science (BS)
Graduates with this degree will combine rigorous analytical skills with a strong foundation in entrepreneurship, new venture creation, and value proposition design. Graduates will be able to analyze data in a variety of forms. They will be skilled at interpreting finding to help guide decision-making and organizational development. Analytical skills developed include programming, information systems, applied statistics, data analysis, qualitative data analysis, and data visualization.
The program goal of the new BS in Entrepreneurial Analytics will prepare graduates to apply their analytical skills in order to lead new product or service launch initiatives. or to work in entrepreneurial companies that are either in the capital raising or in early growth phases of their life-cycles. These companies disproportionately account for new job growth.
Program prerequisites to be completed before declaring into this major: ENGL 201 or equivalent English proficiency, MATH 142 or MATH 161/HONS 161 or equivalent math proficiency, CSCD 210 or CSCD 211 and MISC 311.
|Required Decision Science Courses|
|DSCI 245||BUSINESS STATISTICS 1||4|
|DSCI 346||BUSINESS STATISTICS 2||4|
|DSCI 352||MIXED RESEARCH METHODS, SECURITY AND ETHICS FOR ANALYTICS||4|
|DSCI 353||DATA MANAGEMENT, CLEANING AND IMPUTATION||4|
|DSCI 445||OPTIMIZATION VIA MANAGEMENT SCIENCE||4|
|DSCI 450||DATA VISUALIZATION||4|
|Required Entrepreneurship Courses|
|ENTP 388||LEARNING FROM OTHERS: ENTREPRENEURIAL CASE ANALYSIS||4|
|ENTP 411||FINDING AND EVALUATING OPPORTUNITIES||4|
|ENTP 412||BUSINESS MODEL DESIGN||4|
|Required Management Information Systems Courses|
|MISC 373||BUSINESS DATABASE APPLICATIONS||4|
|MISC 374||SPREADSHEET MODELING FOR BUSINESS APPLICATIONS||4|
|MISC 485||ADVANCED DATABASE APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT||4|
|Electives–choose at least three from the following, or see your department advisor for other approved options||12|
|RANDOMIZED ALGORITHMS AND PROBABILISTIC ANALYSIS|
|LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABILITY|
|PUBLIC RELATIONS IN BUSINESS AND FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP|
|DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS|
|MULTIVARIATE DATA ANALYSIS|
|SEMINAR (variable credit course)|
or MISC 498
|BUSINESS STARTUP RESEARCH|
|BUSINESS FEASIBILITY: PLAN AND PITCH|
|ENTREPRENEURIAL AND SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE|
|BUSINESS APPLICATIONS PROGRAM DESIGN|
|DATA COMMUNICATION AND NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS|
|INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT|
|DSCI 490||ANALYTICS SENIOR CAPSTONE||4|
University Competencies and Proficiencies
- Minimum Credits—180 cumulative credit hours
- 60 upper-division credits (300 level or above)
- 45 credits in residence (attendance) at Eastern, with at least 15 upper-division credits in major in residence at Eastern
- Minimum Cumulative GPA ≥2.0
All admitted students must officially Declare a Major by the time they reach 90 credits (junior standing).
Application for Graduation (use EagleNET) must be made at least two terms in advance of the term you expect to graduate (undergraduate and post-baccalaureate).
Use the Catalog Archives to determine two important catalog years.
SOAR calculates based on these two catalog years.
- The catalog in effect at the student's first term of current matriculation is used to determine BACR (Breadth Area Credit Requirements) and UGR (Undergraduate Graduation Requirements).
- The catalog in effect at the time the student declares a major or minor is used to determine the program requirements.