Some examples of highly engaging courses in Business Economics include:
ECON 453 DATA ANALYTICS AND MODELING: QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS FOR ECONOMIC STRATEGY
Students learn forecasting techniques, assembly, interpretation and use of economic data; analysis of business conditions; examination of related environmental factors; construction of actual sales or revenue forecasts. This is an applied econometrics course where students learn how to work both individually and in teams with large datasets for business and government entities. Corporations describe this as data mining. The following skills will be developed or practiced in the course - Statistical Programming using SAS Software, Research methods, Communication of Statistical Analysis, and Project Management.
ECON 454 ADVANCED DATA ANALYTICS AND MODELING: ADVANCED QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS FOR ECONOMIC STRATEGY
Students work both individually and in teams to develop advanced data handling, graphic visualization, and econometric methods that are used in the analysis of large/big economic and business datasets. Statistical software such as SAS will be used for statistical programming and data visualization. In addition, SQL programming may be used for data management (the accessing, cleaning, merging, and preparation of large datasets for analysis).
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