B.S. in Business Management - Business Processes and Data Analytics Concentration

College of Business and Public Management
Academic Foundations
First Year Experience requirement4
English Composition requirement6-7
Mathematics requirement 13-4
Select one of the following:
Algebra and Functions 3
Algebra, Functions, and Trigonometry
Brief Calculus 2
Calculus I 2
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Ethics requirement3
Distributed Disciplinary Foundations
Science requirement 86-8
Introduction to Geospatial Technology and Analytics
Programming & Data Science
Behavioral & Social Science requirement 66
Principles of Economics (Macro) 1
Principles of Economics (Micro)
Humanities requirement6
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Philosophy 4
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 4
Introduction to Ethics 4
Arts requirement3
University Requirements
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Speaking Emphasis requirement9
Public Speaking
Business and Professional Speech Communication
Degree Requirements
Capstone requirement1-15
Pre-Business Requirements 1,5
ECO 111Principles of Economics (Macro) 63
ECO 112Principles of Economics (Micro) 63
ACC 201Financial Accounting3
ECO 251Business Analytics I3
MAT 143Brief Calculus 23
or MAT 161 Calculus I
MGT 200Principles of Management3
MKT 250Principles of Marketing3
Business Core 1
ACC 202Managerial Accounting3
BLA 201Legal Environment of Business3
ECO 351Business Analytics II3
FIN 325Corporate Finance3
MGT 313Business and Society3
MGT 341Production and Operations Management3
MGT Requirements 1
MIS 300Introduction to Management Information Systems3
MGT 498Seminar in Management3
BPDA Concentration Courses 1
MIS 302Data Analytics3
MIS 303Simulation3
MIS 304Business Systems & Processes3
SCM 351Supply Chain Management3
BPDA Elective 1
Select a Data Analytics elective below or a Data Analytics-related course with department approval. Choose any courses from the following: 3
Introduction to Business's Software
Communicating Business Insights and Ethics in Big Data
Python for Business Analytics
Business Analytics Using R
Customer Database Management
SCM Electives 1
Choose any two 300-level or above courses within the Supply Chain Management area (SCM prefix) that are not already required courses like SCM 351.6
Capstone Requirement
MGT 499Business Policy and Strategy 1,73
Student Electives
Select 12 credits of free electives.12
Total Minimum Credits Required120

A minimum grade of C must be attained in each of these courses. If not, the course must be repeated until a C minimum is earned. Students are limited to six course repeats; a single course may not be repeated more than twice.


If either of these MAT courses is completed with a grade of C or better to fulfill general requirements, then a free elective maybe substituted.


Course substitutions for MAT 113 are MAT 115 or MAT 131.


Management's philosophy gen ed requirement waived for students with Academic Passport.  


Must be completed prior to applying to any business major.


ECO 111 and ECO 112 are required and count toward Behavioral and Social Science credits. ECO 111 and ECO 112 are also Pre-Business requirements.


This course fulfills the Capstone requirement.  


Internal/external transfer students who have already taken two approved general education science classes are exempt from CSC 112 or GEO 104.


To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a sample suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
ECO 111 Principles of Economics (Macro) 3
MAT 113
Algebra and Functions
or Algebra, Functions, and Trigonometry
or Precalculus
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
FYE 100XFirst-Year Experience 4
Behavioral & Social Science Gen Ed 3
ECO 112 Principles of Economics (Micro) 3
MAT 143
Brief Calculus
or Calculus I
CSC 112
Programming & Data Science
or Introduction to Geospatial Technology and Analytics
WRT 2XX200-Level WRT Course 3
Humanities Gen Ed 3
Year Two
MGT 200 Principles of Management 3
ACC 201 Financial Accounting 3
ECO 251 Business Analytics I 3
SPK 208
Public Speaking
or Business and Professional Speech Communication
Science Gen Ed 3
ACC 202 Managerial Accounting 3
BLA 201 Legal Environment of Business 3
MKT 250 Principles of Marketing 3
PHI 101
Introduction to Philosophy
or Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
or Introduction to Ethics
Interdisciplinary Gen Ed 3
Year Three
MGT 341 Production and Operations Management 3
ECO 351 Business Analytics II 3
FIN 325 Corporate Finance 3
MIS 300 Introduction to Management Information Systems 3
Arts Gen Ed 3
MIS 302 Data Analytics 3
MIS 303 Simulation 3
SCM 351 Supply Chain Management 3
MGT 313 Business and Society 3
Diverse Communities Gen Ed 3
Year Four
MIS 304 Business Systems & Processes 3
SCM XXXSCM Elective 3
BPDA Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
MGT 498 Seminar in Management 3
MGT 499 Business Policy and Strategy 3
SCM XXXSCM Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Total Credits121