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Business Intelligence

Exceeding Business Expectations

The business world is producing mountains of data, and they can't find enough people to help them analyze it and turn it into actionable intelligence.

Our new emerging degree (so new it's not even in the catalog!) is custom built to fill these needs.

The customizable undergraduate degree in business analytics will provide you with a solid foundation of data analytics and the ability to use state-of-the-art methods to stay ahead of the curve in your decision-making processes. The program prepares you with core skills like programming, problem-solving, database management, and information systems security.

Here are just some of the exciting courses that are part of the degree:

  • Business Analytics I and II
  • Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
  • Marketing Research
  • Data Warehousing and Mining
  • Data Science and Big Data Analytics

In these and more courses, you'll learn how to turn data into insights—and data insights into profits. We'll help you master data management, data analysis, and data visualization, using the same state-of-the-art software as working analysts.

You'll also learn how this can inform marketing decisions and help business achieve growth with real customers. Plus, you'll complete our rigorous core that helps you understand the entire business enterprise. Add it all up, and this is an exciting degree with incredible career prospects.



Abel Moreno
The recent data boom has created the need for a whole new generation of business leaders with a solid understanding of data-driven decision making. The Bachelor of Science in Business Intelligence degree will provide you with a solid foundation of data analytics and the ability to use state-of- the-art methods to stay ahead of the curve in your organization's decision-making processes.

Dr. Abel Moreno

CIS & Business Analytics Department, Chair and Professor


What Can I Do With This Degree?

Here are just some of the roles you could fill with your BS degree in Business Intelligece:

  • Data Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Big Data Architect
  • Data Engineer
  • Retail Sales Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Busness Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Scientist

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics expects data analysis-related jobs—such as Market Research Analyst, Database Administrator, and Management Analyst—to grow at a substantially faster rate than most occupations.

Abel Moreno

Abel Moreno
Chair and Professor - CIS & Business Analytics Department


303-615-0167



morenoa@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Faculty

Office Location:
AD

Office Number:
590F

Office Hours:

Monday, 01:30 to 04:00
Wednesday, 01:30 to 04:00

Campus Box Number:
45


Directory Profile

Bio:

Abel Moreno is a full-time, tenured professor and chair of the department of Computer Information Systems (formerly Computer Information Systems and Management Science), with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering (1981), a master's degree in Industrial Engineering and Management (1988) and a Ph.D. in Engineering (1990). He has served as department chair since 1999. His responsibilities are largely administrative with a teaching expectation of one course per year. His teaching area is Quantitative Methods. His scholarly work focuses on Management Science (DEA applications) and on Information Systems education. His work has appeared in various academic journals, most recently in the Indian Journal of Economics & Business, the International Journal of Global Management Studies Professional, the International Journal of Intercultural and Information Management and Information Systems Education.

Ph.D. Engineering, Concentration: Industrial Engineering and Management, North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D., May 1990.

M.S. Industrial Engineering and Management, North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D., February 1988.

B.S. Industrial and Systems Engineering, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), Monterrey, Mexico, December 1981. 



Nicole Vowles

Nicole Vowles
Chair and Associate Professor - Marketing Department


303-615-0507



nvowles@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
AD

Office Number:
560A

Campus Box Number:
79


Directory Profile

Bio:

Dr. Nicole Vowles has a Ph.D. in marketing from Victoria University of Wellington (2007) in New Zealand. She primarily teaches courses in marketing research, social marketing and internship at the undergraduate level. She provides advising for marketing majors and minors. Dr. Vowles is active in service at all levels; of note, she previously led the Graduate Program Committee in the development of the MBA program. Nicole became the Chair of Marketing in August 2017. She is also active in scholarly activities, focusing on adoption of innovations, sustainable consumption, and assessment methods. Before her academic career, Dr. Vowles held a variety of positions in the marketing, consulting, and technology fields.



Viktor Kiss

Viktor Kiss
Assistant Professor


303-615-0180



vkiss@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Faculty

Office Location:
AD

Office Number:
590V

Campus Box Number:
45


Directory Profile



Chitti Govindarajulu

Chittibabu Govindarajulu
Associate Dean


303-615-0658



cgovinda@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Faculty

Office Location:
AD

Office Number:
540D

Campus Box Number:
13


Directory Profile



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