After earning FordBridge's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Business Intelligence degree, you will be prepared for many career options. In the BS in business intelligence program, you examine the key functional areas of management, accounting, Managerial Finance, and marketing.
In the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Business Intelligence degree, you examine the fundamentals of project management, database structures, programming, business analytics, IT governance and ethics. Another important concept you explore in the business intelligence degree is the role of governance and ethics within information technology, including preparing for an audit, complying with government regulations and understanding data-privacy issues.
Some of the areas you focus on include.
Marketing mix and marketing concepts.
Microeconomic topics, macroeconomic topics and international economics topics.
Introduction to the accounting cycle.
Construction of financial statements.
Management processes and functions.
Foundation of core knowledge within the field of information technology.
Use of managerial accounting data in the decision-making process.
Practical application of descriptive and inferential statistics in business.
Fundamentals of business Managerial Finance.
Design, development, implementation and maintenance of relational database structures.
Information technology project management.
Role of governance and ethics within information technology.
Current business analytics practices and tools.
Key aspects of predictive analytics.
Leveraging web analytics for website effectiveness.
IT and business analytics topics.
With a BS in business intelligence, you will be prepared for a career in a variety of business administration roles with a unique emphasis on business analytics. This business intelligence degree program can prepare you to work as a business analyst, project manager, quality assurance specialist or e-business and m-business solution manager.
You may also choose to further your education beyond the BS in business intelligence program. FDBU offers a variety of master's degrees in business, including an MBA and a Master of Science in Leadership.
The programs offered at FordBridge may vary by content and course length. You are currently viewing the program version available online. For information about specific course content, credit length, please contact a counselor.
General Education coursework prepares FordBridge graduates to think critically, communicate clearly, live responsibly in a diverse world, and thoughtfully integrate their faith and ethical convictions into all dimensions of life. These competencies, essential to an effective and satisfying life, are outlined in the General Education Learner Outcomes. General Education courses embody the breadth of human understanding and creativity contained in the liberal arts and sciences tradition. Students take an array of foundational knowledge courses that promote expanded knowledge, insight, and the outcomes identified in the University's General Education Competencies. The knowledge and skills students acquire through these courses serve as a foundation for successful careers and lifelong journeys of growing understanding and wisdom.
Competency: University Foundations Total Credits: 4.
Competency: Effective Communication Total Credits: 9-12.
Competency: Business Worldview Total Credits: 4.
Competency: Critical Thinking Total Credits: 11-12.
Competency: Global Awareness, Perspective, and Ethics Total Credits: 6-8.
MKT-245: Principles of Marketing Total Credits: 4 credits.
ECN-220: Introduction to Economics Total Credits: 4 credits.
MGT-240: Introduction to Management Total Credits: 4 credits.
BIT-200: Introduction to Computer Technology Total Credits: 4 credits.
ACC-250: Financial Accounting Total Credits: 4 credits.
ACC-350: Managerial Accounting Total Credits: 4 credits.
BUS-352: Business Statistics Total Credits: 4 credits.
FIN-350: Fundamentals of Business Managerial Finance Total Credits: 4 credits.
SYM-400: Introduction to Database Structures Total Credits: 4 credits.
SYM-405: Business Programming Total Credits: 4 credits.
BIT-430: Introduction to Business Analytics Total Credits: 4 credits.
BIT-417: IT Governance and Ethics Total Credits: 4 credits.
BIT-415: IT Project Management Total Credits: 4 credits.
BIT-435: Advanced Business Analytics Total Credits: 4 credits.
BIT-440: Web Analytics Total Credits: 4 credits.
BUS-485: Strategic Management Total Credits: 4 credits.
BIT-450: Current Topics in IT and Business Intelligence Total Credits: 4 credits.