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BUSN350 - Analytics II

Course Details

Course Code: BUSN350 Course ID: 4593 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is designed to provide a intermediate knowledge in analytics, and how it is used in business to strengthen the decision-making process. Students will focus on managerial level of statistical methods, advanced Excel functionality, and continue to work on applying concept to strengthen the ability to integrate concepts into objective decision-making processes. (Prerequisite: BUSN250)


Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
02/24/20 - 07/31/20 08/03/20 - 09/27/20 Summer 2020 Session I 8 Week session
04/27/20 - 10/02/20 10/05/20 - 11/29/20 Fall 2020 Session B 8 Week session
06/29/20 - 12/04/20 12/07/20 - 01/31/21 Fall 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO-1: Differentiate between quantitative and qualitative data

CO-2: Assess the elements that can be codified in quantitative and/or qualitative fashion, given specific organizational processes.

CO-3: Analyze how the range of possible correlation values are used to inform the degree of association among variables.

CO-4: Integrate the use of normal distributions with six-sigma quality control approaches, and risk aversion.

CO-5: Analyze the implications on the business decision-making process when given a set of descriptive statistics.

NameGrade %
Discussion Forums 25.00 %
Week 1 Forum 3.57 %
Week 2 Forum 3.57 %
Week 3 Forum 3.57 %
Week 4 Forum 3.57 %
Week 5 Forum 3.57 %
Week 6 Forum 3.57 %
Week 7 Forum 3.57 %
Assignments 55.00 %
Week 1 Assignment 7.86 %
Week 2 Assignment 7.86 %
Week 3 Assignment 7.86 %
Week 4 Assignment 7.86 %
Week 5 Assignment 7.86 %
Week 6 Assignment 7.86 %
Week 7 Assignment 7.86 %
Final Exam 20.00 %
Final Exam 20.00 %

Web Sites

In addition to the required course texts, the following public domain web sites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.

Site Name

Web Site URL/Address

American Psychological Association (APA) Style Website

Purdue Online Writing Lab

YouTube Video on Formatting an APA Style Paper

Regression Examples

YouTube Videos on Microsoft Excel for Beginners

Business Analytics Techniques

Book Title:BUSN350 - *optional* software for this course is not covered by the APUS Book Grant. Purchase information is available here - Cost may vary by subscription length.
ISBN:BUSN350 Software
Book Title:Business Analytics, 2nd Ed - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
Publication Info:VS-Pearson
Author:Evans, James R.
Unit Cost:$196.85
Electronic ISBN:9781323574355
Electronic Unit Cost:$37.80

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.