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Requirements for the Data Analytics Specialization


20 credits required (MSF students see special elective requirements in Group 3.)

Group 1: Foundational (6 credits required)

ECON 211f Foundations of Econometrics (2 credits)
BUS 211f Analyzing Big Data I (2 credits)               
BUS 212f Analyzing Big Data II (2 credits)

Group 2: Application Courses (8 credits required)

BUS 253a Marketing Research: Design & Analysis (4 credits)
ECON 261a Empirical Analysis of Trade Policy (4 credits)
ECON/FIN 250a Forecasting in Finance & Economics: Time-series econometrics (4 credits)

Group 3: Electives (at least 6 credits)

Any selection below, or any course in Group 2 not taken to fulfill the above requirement.

*MSF students must have at least 4 credits from one of the Finance courses listed (see*)

BUS 274f Supply Chain Analytics (2 credits)
BUS 276a Business Dynamics (4 credits)
BUS 286a Applications of System Dynamics (4 credits)
ECON 212f Survey of Advanced Econometric Techniques (2 credits)
ECON 299a Master’s Project      
ECON 311a Advanced Econometrics I (PhD level course) (4 credits)
FIN 217f/218f* Financial Modeling I and/or II (2 credits each)
FIN 270a* Options & Derivatives (4 credits)
FIN 271a* Options & Derivatives II (4 credits)
FIN 280a* Financial Risk Management (4 credits)
FIN 285a* Computer Simulation & Risk Analysis (4 credits)
FIN 288a* Corporate Financial Engineering (4 credits)
ALSO Any course Group 2 above not taken to satisfy that requirement