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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Business Analytics (BUS 355)



Various; distance learning format.

January 2022 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: analyze quantitative and qualitative data from a range of business scenarios using proper analytical tools; utilize software program for data analysis;  identify issues with data collection and input; evaluate and interpret results; assess the factors to be taken into account when gathering data and choosing the best analysis tools; present  findings in a fair, unbiased, and objective manner; articulate a clear comprehension of concepts and ability to interpret results and data.


Major topics covered include: an introduction to business analytics; managerial statistical tools for regression in both descriptive and predictive analytics; forecasting, risk analysis, simulation, data mining, and decision analysis. Students will learn to apply basic business analytics tools in a spreadsheet environment,  communicate with analytics professionals, and use and interpret analytic models and results effectively  to make business decisions. The learning experience will give students the fundamental concepts and tools needed to understand the emerging role of business analytics in organizations.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business Analytics, Business Management, or Data Analytics (2/23).