Business Analytics Co-Major

Chair: Kevin Clark PhD.,
Carmen and Sharon Danella Endowed Professor in Business Innovation
Associate Chair: Ward Utter
Office: 2083 Bartley Hall
Telephone: 610-519-6924


A co-major in Business Analytics, enriched with AI coverage, equips you with a deep understanding of business intelligence and advanced analytic tools such as decision modeling and analysis, and data mining that businesses need today. You will build strong analytical skills and the ability to create AI-enhanced solutions that boost business performance and value across industries.

The Business Analytics co-major must be taken in conjunction with a major in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, or Real Estate.

Course Requirements for Business Analytics Co-Major (15 Credits)

Sub-Total Credits

Plus two (2) Business Analytics elective courses from the following: 

Other Approved BUSA Electives  +
Sub-Total Credits

1. Only one course of the Business Analytics co-major may “double dip” to also fulfill another VSB major.

2. For students pursuing both BUSA and MSBA (Master of Science in Business Analytics) programs:

  • MSA 8105 (Programming in R & Python) may fulfill a BUSA elective.
  • In addition, one of the following may count toward a BUSA requirement:
    • CSC 4480 (Principles of Database Systems) or MSA 8110 (Data Models & Struct Analysis) may fulfill MIS 2030.
      Note: only one out of these three courses may satisfy a BUSA co-major requirement.
    • MSA 8240 (Business Intelligence) may fulfill MIS 3060.
      Note: only one out of these two courses may satisfy a BUSA co-major requirement.
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The above program requirements are applicable to students entering Summer 2024 and beyond. Please consult the appropriate archived catalog available on the homepage for years prior to these requirements. In order that programs offered by Villanova University reflect current advances and additions to knowledge and upgraded professional requirements, Villanova University reserves the right to change programs and requirements without prior notice. Students generally are bound to the requirements in effect and published online for the year in which their class begins its first year of study. Special requirements may be in effect for students who have left the University and are being readmitted. Students are advised to check with the web catalog or with their college offices regarding changes that may affect them. Additional academic information may be obtained from the various college offices and the web sites listed for the particular policies, programs and services found in this catalog. 




Bachelor of Business Administration

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