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BAX 305 BAX 305. Programming for Data Analytics. 3 Hours.

Restricted to students in the McCombs School of Business Examine general principles of computer languages and basic object-oriented programming principles. Translate business problems from English into programs written using the Python language. Explore automatic function optimization needed for decision-making. Utilize Python for hands-on work. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Business Analytics 304, 305, or Management Information Systems 304.

Business Analytics



Businesses are generating and collecting a massive amount of data from both business transactions and user generated data. Students who graduate with a degree in Business Analytics will be prepared to leverage statistical analysis, data mining, natural language processing, optimization, and machine learning to provide practical recommendations to improve business results in a wide variety of areas, including finance, marketing and supply chain management. They will also understand the ethical issues surrounding the design, development, and use of these technologies.