Analytics Minor

Discover your interest for meaningful patterns of data with a minor in Analytics

Explore the role of ethics and the social value associated with big data collection and usage. A Loras College minor in analytics allows you to contribute and help businesses strengthen decision making processes. The need for stronger analytics is crucial in virtually every business model. The rise in demand for an analytics based skill set makes this minor an invaluable addition to any major. 

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Student Experience

As a Loras student, you have the opportunity to enhance your educational experience by adding one or more minors. We encourage students to take advantage of opportunities to study abroad, engage in community outreach, explore internships and get involved in the many student and academic organizations available.


Students will complete the following requirements in order to achieve a minor in Analytics.

Analytics Minor Requirements

Francis J. Noonan School of Business
James Padilla, J.D., Dean

Requirements for the minor in Analytics:

Req Course Cr’s
1 Essentials of Analytics 3
Select one from Req 2 (courses listed or equivalent course with prior approval)
2 Business Statistics 3
2 Statistics-FM 4
2 Probability and Statistics 3
2 Research Methods and Statistics 3
2 Statistical Analysis 3
3 Data Visualization 3
4 Data Analysis 3
5 Applied Analytics 3
Select one from Req 6
6 Predictive Modeling 3
6 Tools & Methods for Analytics 3
6 Intro to Data Science 3
6 Innovation 3
6 Marketing Analytics 3
6 Machine Learning 3
6 Big Data Analytics 3
18-19 total required credits

Loras College also offers a major in Business Analytics.

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