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Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics

Introduction

Organizations are generating volumes of data. This data could be used to solve problems, generate insight, mitigate risk, identify superior products, etc. if it were properly analyzed. The Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics (BSBA) is grounded in the concepts of Evidence-Based Management and seeks to provide data-driven answers to today's organizational questions. The goal of this degree is to enable to the student to look through a business lens, generate new insights with data, and influence key business decisions and ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

Program Educational Objectives

The business analytics program will produce:

  • Technically competent graduates for a successful and productive career in the business profession capable of developing creative solutions to contemporary problems
  • Graduates who are capable of pursuing postgraduate studies and research
  • Graduates who can demonstrate their effective leadership, communication and teamwork skills in a diverse environment
  • Graduates with the desire for life-long learning for the purpose of professional integrity
Student Outcomes
  • Students will learn how to source, manipulate, and analyze data as well as generate insightful results all within an ethical framework. These results will include infographics, visualizations, and executive reports suitable for a business audience. In addition, students will learn the hands-on skills needed to use popular analytics software platforms and manage large volumes of data and report out those results in impactful ways using aviation and aerospace examples and case studies.
  • An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  • An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

Note: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University reserves the right to make changes to the course offerings and course content at any time, in accordance with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University academic processes and CPE notification requirements.

ERCI runs its classes on a lecture-tutorial system. The average teacher-student ratio for lectures and tutorials are as follows:

  • Lectures – 150 Students to 1 Lecturer
  • Tutorials – 35 Students to 1 Tutor
Course Delivery

This program is offered in an intimate classroom setting where you get one-on-one attention from faculty members and the chance to interact with and learn from fellow students.

Course Structure

Full-Time (courses conducted during the day)

Students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics degree program at a full-time pace will take 3 courses each term. The 120 credit hour Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics degree program degree is designed to be completed in 4 years. However, diploma and/or “A” level holders are eligible for a significant number of course exemptions and can expect to complete the degree program in as little as 2 years.

Part-Time (courses conducted during the evening)

Students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Business Analytic degree program at a part-time pace will take 2 courses each term. The full 120 credit hour Bachelor of Science in Business Analytic degree is designed to be completed in 5 years. However, diploma and/or “A” level holders are eligible for a significant number of course exemptions and can expect to complete the degree program in as little as 3 years. Part-time students also have the option of accelerating completion of the degree by taking some courses entirely online.

Course Availabilty

Our primary intake for the Bachelor of Science in Business Analytic degree program takes place in July of each year; however, it is possible to start in January as well. A member of the Enrollment Management team can help you decide which start term works best for you

Assessment Framework

Courses are assessed by a combination of coursework, practical assignments and examinations. Formative assessments will also be included, as well as self- and peer-assessment and research projects.

Entry Requirements

Polytechnic Diploma in any discipline or
A levels or
IB Diploma or
12 years of formal education from recognized international institutions or
Any combination of the above as determined by the university as successfully meeting the minimum entry criteria of 12 years of formal education
Age Requirement of 18

Students applying from Singapore:

Polytechnic Students:

Official copies of your polytechnic transcripts. In order for these documents to be considered official you must request an original copy from your polytechnic institution.
Copy of your polytechnic diploma.
Copy of our A level examination results.

A Level Students:

Official copies of your General Certificate of Education Advanced level results. In order for these documents to be considered official, you must present to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University the original certificates so that an official copy can be made. Students who have taken “A” level examinations are eligible for exemptions based on the subjects they’ve taken and the grades received. For a list of “A” level exemptions, please click here.

International Students

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University requires that all international students meet the university minimum requirements for admission. These requirements vary from country to country and each application to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is reviewed on an individual case-by-case basis. For a list of minimum entry requirements by country, please click here.

Students studying in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma are eligible for exemptions based on the subjects they’ve taken and the grades received. For a list of IB Diploma exemptions, please click here.

Students who have taken “A” level examinations are eligible for exemptions based on the subjects they’ve taken and the grades received. For a list of “A” level exemptions, please click here.

Applicants for whom English is not the primary language must either:

  • Attain a minimum score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of 550 (paper-based) or 79-80 (Internet-based).
  • Attain a minimum score on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) of 6.0.
  • Earn transferable credit for a course that is the equivalent of ENGL 123 (English Composition) at an accredited postsecondary institution.
  • Show evidence of attendance and graduation from a secondary school in which the language of instruction was English.

International students should visit Singapore’s Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) FAQ website for information on the issuance of a student pass/student visa. All student pass requirements will be shared with students when an admission decision is made by the university.

Official/Attested copies of documents listed above should be mailed to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Office of Enrollment Management, 75 Bukit Timah Road, #02-01 Boon Siew Building, Singapore 229833. Alternatively, students may make an appointment to bring original documents in so that an official copy can be made.

Only upon submission of the documents listed above will the University be able to process your application.

Course Title Credit
General Education Core
ENGL 123 English Composition 3
ENGL 221 Technical Report Writing 3
HUMN 330 Values and Ethics 3
MATH 111 Pre-calculus for Aviation 3
STAT 320 Decision Mathematics 3
ECON 210 Microeconomics 3
ECON 211 Macroeconomics 3
CSCI 123 Introduction to Computing for Data Analysis 3
Common Business Core
STAT 211 or STAT 222 Statistics with Aviation Applications
Business Statistics
3
MGMT 201 Principles of Management 3
MGMT 221 Introduction to Management Information Systems 3
MGMT 311 Marketing 3
MGMT 312 Managerial Accounting 3
MGMT 314 Human Resource Management 3
MGMT 332 Corporate Finance I 3
MGMT 371 Leadership 3
MGMT 390 Business Law 3
MGMT 436 Strategic Management 3
RSCH 202 Introduction to Research Methods 3
Business Analytics Core
BUAN 301 Evidence-Based Management: The Need of Data 3
MGMT 428 Business Analytics and Data Intelligence 3
BUAN 302 Communication and Ethics in Data Analysis 3
MGMT 385 Programming Concepts 3
MGMT 392 Database Management 3
BUAN 304 Advanced Statistics and Analytics Concepts 3
BUAN 405 Applied Analytics I -- Descriptive Analytics 3
BUAN 406 Applied Analytics II -- Predictive Analytics 3
BUAN 407 Business Intelligence in Industry Capstone 3

For module synopses, please refer to this link https://catalog.erau.edu/worldwide/business/bachelors/business-analytics/

Note: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University reserves the right to make changes to the course offerings and course content at any time, in accordance with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University academic processes and CPE notification requirements.

Course Fees

The cost of the Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics (BSBA) degree is dependent on the number of credits a student is required to take to complete the degree requirements.

Diploma Graduates / GCE “A” Level Students
Students entering the program with a diploma or GCE “A” level examination results can expect to receive a significant number of exemptions. Exemptions vary depending on the diploma and GCE “A” level subjects but most students holding one of these qualifications are eligible for between 45 and 60 credits of exemptions. A diploma holder or GCE “A” level student can expect to pay between SGD 30,000 and 48,000 for the entire degree.
Current fees for the degree program can be found on our tuition page.

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