BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS PROGRAM

Nexus University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics teaches students to lead their organization’s big data objectives through data management and statistical analysis. Students using sophisticated data analysis software will solve complex and multidimensional business problems. The students will acquire the knowledge, understanding, skills, and hands-on experience to become a data architect and senior leader.

Degree Requirements

Students must complete 60 lower division credit hours, which includes 42 general education credit hours, plus 60 upper division credit hours for a total of 120 credit hours.

Program Objectives

Upon completing the Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics, a student should have certain competencies or have met the learning objectives. The learning objectives of the Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics are as follows:

  1. Demonstrate a solid understanding of popular data analysis software.
  2. Function as a subject matter expert in data analysis projects.
  3. Create data analysis programs to find solutions to their organizations’ data problems.
  4. Create data analysis reports for their organizations recommending solutions to their data problems.
  5. Effectively communicate their data analysis findings to their organizations.
  6. Serve as an advocate of solid data analysis design and ethical practice within their organizations.
  7. Address business issues through the practical application of interdisciplinary and analytical skills found throughout the Bachelor of Science in Business

Please review our Undergraduate Catalog for more details

Analytics Program:

  • Business Communication
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Information Systems
  • Economics
  • Business Ethics
  • Accounting
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Critical Thinking
  • General Education

Admission Requirements

  1. High school graduates from an institution that holds state approval to confer high school diplomas or are accredited or a candidate for accreditation at the time the student attended by an approved USDOE accrediting body or GED certificate.
  2. Students with a foreign earned HS diploma or transferring credits from a foreign institution of higher education must have their credential and/or courses validated, translated and certified by a NACES approved agency.
  3. Students must submit current government issued identification.
  4. Submit application with $25 fee.
  5. All non-native English speakers are required to submit official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (Internal English Language Testing System) results:
    • • TOEFL - Must score a minimum of 70 on the IBT (Internet Based test).
    • • IELTS – Must score 6.5 or better overall.
    • • Nexus University code is 4237

BSBA CURRICULUM PLAN

Semester Course Number Course Name Credits
I MAT 111 College Algebra* 3
ENG 112 English Composition I* 3
ART 113 Art Appreciation* 3
BUS 214 Introduction to Business 3
II STA 121 Statistics* 3
ENG 122 English Composition II* 3
ACC 223 Accounting I 3
BIS 124 Computer and Internet Literacy* 3
III STA 231 Business Statistics 3
ACC 332 Accounting II 3
BIS 133 Introduction to Information Systems* 3
PSY 134 Psychology* 3
IV MAT 341 Trigonometry 3
DAT 342 Introduction to SAS Programming 3
FIN 243 Finance 3
BIO 144 Biology* 3
V MAT 351 Pre-Calculus 3
ECO 352 Microeconomics 3
SPC 153 Speech* 3
DAT 354 Introduction to Python Programming 3
VI MAT 361 Business Calculus I 3
ECO 352 Macroeconomics 3
HLP 163 Total Wellness* 3
SCI 164 Earth Science* 3
SCI 164L Earth Science Lab* 1
VII MAT 471 Business Calculus II 3
STA 472 Introduction to Computational Statistical Software 3
PHI 173 Introduction to Logic* 3
ETH 274 Business Ethics 3
VIII DAT 481 Advanced Data Analytics 3
MGT 282 Organizational Behavior for Managers 3
SOC 183 Sociology* 3
DAT 484 Introduction to Research Ethics 3
IX STA 491 Applied Regression Models 3
DAT 492 Business Research Methods 3
COM 493 Business Communication 3
PHI 494 Critical Thinking and Decision Making in Business 3
X STA 401 Time Series Analysis and Forecasting 3
DAT 402 Data Mining for Business 3
DAT 403 Big Data Analytics and Visualization for Business 3
MKT 404 Marketing 3
      120
*General Education Courses

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Nexus University’s Bachelor of Science: Business Administration Program (BSBA) is designed to prepare graduates with the necessary knowledge, skills, and values to effectively function as an effective and ethical business leader through the application of business best practices, research and technological tools. The BSBA foundation is designed to cover the applicability of theories to the real-world in areas of finance, marketing, information systems, research methodologies, economics, business law, management, and accounting.

Degree Requirements

Students must complete 60 lower division credit hours which includes 42 general education credit hours plus 60 upper division credit hours for a total of 120 credit hours to be conferred with this degree.

Completing a course or program in a language other than English may reduce employability where English is required.

Program Objectives

Upon completing the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, a student should have certain competencies or have met the learning objectives. The learning objectives of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration are as follows:

Students through the application of business skills will:

  1. Students through the application of analytical skills will solve business issues
  2. Students will create strategies through the application of research that will enable an organization to achieve its mission and vision in a dynamic business environment.
  3. Students through the application of leadership skills will encourage innovation and organizational change in a dynamic business environment
  4. Students will evaluate the impact that a changing external environmental will have upon the organizations’ available options within a dynamic global business environment
  5. Students through the practical application of interdisciplinary skills address business issues found throughout the BS program:
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Information Systems
  • Research Methodologies
  • Economics
  • Business Law
  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Logistics
  • International Business
  • Human Resources

Please review our Undergraduate Catalog for more details

Admission Requirements

  1. High school graduation from an institution that holds state approval to confer high school diplomas or are accredited or a candidate for accreditation at the time the student attended by an approved USDOE accrediting body, or GED certificate, or an associate or higher degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution or an approved international university/college.
  2. International degree plans are evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
  3. Students must submit current government issued identification.
  4. Submit application with $25 fee.
  5. Original transcripts must be sent to Nexus University and be appropriately signed and sealed.
  6. All non-native English speakers who are taking the English version of this program are required to submit official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (Internal English Language Testing System) results*:
    • TOEFL - Must score a minimum of 70 on the IBT (Internet Based test).
    • IELTS – Must score 6.5 or better overall.
    • Nexus University code is 4237
*This criterion doesn't apply to applicants who are taking the Online Spanish version of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. The online Spanish version of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program is not available to International Students on a F-1 visa. The English version is only offered on-ground and not online. International Students on a F-1 visa are only elegible to enroll in the English on-ground version of the program.

Admission Process

  • Complete the Nexus University application and submit.
  • Submit Official Transcripts from all previous education institutions.

BSBA CURRICULUM PLAN Management Concentration

Semester Course Number Course Name Credits
I MAT 111 College Algebra 3
ENG 112 English Composition I 3
ART 113 Art Appreciation 3
BUS 214 Introduction to Business 3
II STA 121 Statistics 3
ENG 122 English Composition II 3
ACC 223 Accounting I 3
BIS 124 Computer and Internet Literacy 3
III STA 231 Business Statistics 3
ACC 332 Accounting II 3
BIS 133 Introduction to Information Systems 3
PSY 134 Psychology 3
IV BUS 341 Business Law 3
HRM 342 Human Resource Management 3
FIN 243 Finance 3
BIO 144 Biology 3
V MGT 351 Project Management 3
ECO 352 Microeconomics 3
SPC 153 Speech 3
DAT 343 Introduction to Business Analysis 3
VI MGT 361 International Business 3
ECO 362 Macroeconomics 3
HLP 163 Total Wellness 2
SCI 164 Earth Science 3
SCI 164L Earth Science Lab 1
VII MKT 404 Marketing 3
MGT 372 Operations Management 3
PHI 173 Introduction to Logic 3
ETH 274 Business Ethics 3
VIII MGT 381 Innovation Management 3
MGT 282 Organizational Behavior for Managers 3
SOC 183 Sociology 3
MKT 491 Social Media Marketing 3
IX MKT 492 Consumer Behavior 3
MKT 493 eMarketing 3
COM 493 Business Communication 3
PHI 494 Critical Thinking and Decision Making in Business 3
X MKT 494 Market Analysis 3
MKT 495 Sales 3
MKT 496 Marketing Services 3
BUS 499 Capstone Course 3
*General Education Courses     120

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The Master of Business Administration offers an intensive graduate program that educates students in theories and practices of the modern business world. The MBA program fosters independent learning and enables students to contribute intellectually to the business profession. All MBA students must complete a core graduate coursework in valuable areas such as accounting, finance, organizational behavior, marketing, operations and strategy. Graduates will critically analyze and solve business problems through strong analysis of data and integration of a wide range of business acumen.

MBA students have the option to select one of the two advanced areas of study, and these are:

Business Analytics

In the Business Analytics Advanced Area, students will acquire a strong understanding of the basic concepts of study; students will be exposed to a comprehensive overview of the field of business analytics; students will learn about data mining, statistical modeling and media analytics; students will gain a solid understanding of the key tools to solve supply chain management issues.

Global Business

n the Global Business Advanced Area, students will acquire a strong understanding of the basic concepts of study; students will learn about the theory and practical application of international manufacturing and trade; students will learn how to create synergies between international marketing strategies and business strategies; students will gain a solid understanding of how global logistics has an immediate impact on global supply chain management.

Please review our Graduate Catalog for more details

Degree Requirements

Students must complete the MBA with the core courses (30 credits) plus three approved elective courses (9 credits) from the advanced study areas, for a total of 39 graduate semester credit hours.

Program Objectives

The MBA program enables students to contribute to the business profession and fosters independent learning. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Solve business issues through the application of analytical skills.
  2. Create strategies through the application of research that will enable an organization to achieve its mission and vision in a dynamic business environment.
  3. Encourage innovation and organizational change in a dynamic business environment through the application of leadership skills.
  4. Evaluate the impact that a changing external environment will have upon the organizations’ available options within a dynamic global business environment.
  5. Address business issues found throughout the MBA program including management of human resource, information systems and technology, marketing, finance, operations, economics, as well as accounting for decision making, business research and statistics, through the practical application of interdisciplinary skills.

Admission Requirements

  1. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution recognized by the USDOE or a bachelor’s degree from an approved international university with at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA).
  2. International degree plans are evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
  3. Students must submit current government issued identification.
  4. Submit application with $25 fee.
  5. Original transcripts (these must be sent directly to Nexus University and be appropriately signed and sealed).
  6. Applicants who earn their bachelors in a language other than English and have not earned at least 30 college credits in the US are required to sit and submit official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (Internal English Language Testing System) results:
    • TOEFL - Must score a minimum of 70 on the IBT (Internet Based test).
    • IELTS – Must score 6.5 or better overall.
    • Nexus University code is 4237

MBA CURRICULUM PLAN

Semester Session Course Number Course Name Credit
i 1 MAN 511 Organizational Behavior 3
HRM 512 Human Resource Management 3
2 MKT 513 Marketing Management 3
ISM 514 Management Information Systems and Technology 3
ii 1 STR 521 Strategic Planning and Implementation 3
ECO 522 Managerial Economics 3
2 MKT 513 Operations Management 3
STA 524 Applied Business Research & Statistics 3
iii 1 ACC 531 Accounting for Decision Making 3
FIN 532 Financial Management 3

* All graduate level Business Administration courses listed above must be successfully completed before concentration courses are undertaken.

BUSINESS ANALYTICS SPECIALIZATION - 9 credit hours

iii 2 MBA 533 Business Intelligence Analytics 3
MBA 534 Advanced Business Analytics 3
iv 1 MBA 541 Supply Chain Management 3

GLOBAL BUSINESS SPECIALIZATION - 9 credit hours

iii 2 GBA 533 Global Trade 3
GBA 534 Global Marketing Management 3
iv 1 GBA 541 Global Supply Chain Management 3