Dec 11, 2018  
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BUS 308 - Decision Support Systems and Business Intelligence

Three Credits
Fall and Spring Semesters

This course studies the characteristics and capabilities of current, interactive decision support systems in the business decision making environment as well as the design, implementation, and support of numerous types of business intelligence systems. Topics include foundations for decision making, data warehousing and management, business reporting, visualization, forecasting, social networking analytics, mathematical model-based decision making (linear programming, time-series forecasting, simulation), data mining, knowledge management, and expert systems. Considerable use of Microsoft Excel and JMP may be required.

Prerequisite(s): BUS 206  or MTH 145  or MTH 225  or ECO 241  or PSY 261 . (BUS 204  is recommended).
Course may be applied to the Data Science and Management of Information Systems programs.