UT Dallas 2016 Graduate Catalog

Naveen Jindal School of Management

Master of Science in Business Analytics

36 semester credit hours minimum

Faculty

Professors: Ashiq Ali, Indranil R. Bardhan, Alain Bensoussan, Gary Bolton, Metín Çakanyildirim, Daniel A. Cohen, William M. Cready, Milind Dawande, Theodore E. Day, Gregory G. Dess, David L. Ford Jr., Umit G. Gurun, Ernan E. Haruvy, Varghese S. Jacob, Ganesh Janakiraman, Elena Katok, Dmitri Kuksov, Nanda Kumar, Seung-Hyun Lee, Stanley Liebowitz, Zhiang (John) Lin, Sumit K. Majumdar, Vijay S. Mookerjee, B. P. S. Murthi, Vikram Nanda, Shun-Chen Niu, Özalp Özer, Mike W. Peng, Hasan Pirkul, Ashutosh Prasad, Suresh Radhakrishnan, Srinivasan Raghunathan, Ram C. Rao, Brian Ratchford, Michael J. Rebello, Sumit Sarkar, Suresh P. Sethi, Kathryn E. Stecke, Wing Kwong (Eric) Tsang, John J. Wiorkowski, Harold Zhang, Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng

Professor Emeritus: Dale Osborne

Clinical Professors: John Barden, Britt Berrett, Abhijit Biswas, Pamela Foster Brady, Shawn Carraher, Larry Chasteen, Paul Convery, David Cordell, Tevfik Dalgic, Michael Deegan, Kutsal Dogan, Howard Dover, Greg Durham, Forney Fleming III, Randall S. Guttery, Charles Hazzard, William Hefley, Robert Hicks, Gerald (Jerry) Hoag, Marilyn Kaplan, Peter Lewin, Jeffrey Manzi, John F. McCracken, Dennis McCuistion, Diane S. McNulty, Radha Mookerjee, Joseph Picken, Divakar Rajamani, Daniel Rajaratnam, Kannan Ramanathan, David Ritchey, Arthur Selender, Rajiv Shah, Kenneth Smith, Habte Woldu, Fang Wu, Laurie L. Ziegler

Associate Professors: Nina Baranchuk, Norris Bruce, Huseyin Cavusoglu, Jianqing Chen, Zhonglan Dai, Rebecca Files, Xianjun Geng, J. Richard Harrison, Dorothée Honhon, Kyle Hyndman, Surya N. Janakiraman, Robert L. Kieschnick Jr., Lívia Markóczy, Syam Menon, Toyah Miller, Alp Muharremoglu, Ramachandran (Ram) Natarajan, Valery Polkovnichenko, Orlando C. Richard, Young U. Ryu, Gil Sadka, Jane Salk, Harpreet Singh, David J. Springate, Upender Subramanian, Kelsey D. Wei, Jun Xia, Ying Xie, Yexiao Xu, Alejandro Zentner, Yuan Zhang, Feng Zhao, Yibin Zhou

Clinical Associate Professors: Sonia Leach, Carolyn Reichert, Avanti P. Sethi, Kelly Slaughter, James Szot, Mark Thouin, John McClain Watson

Assistant Professors: Mehmet Ayvaci, Emily Choi, Bernhard Ganglmair, Atanu Lahiri, Sheen Levine, Bin Li, Jun Li, Meng Li, Ningzhong Li, Xiaolin Li, Naim Bugra Ozel, Arzu Ozoguz, Anyan Qi, Alejandro Rivera Mesias, Alessio Saretto, Serdar Simsek, Gonca P. Soysal, Shaojie Tang, Christian Von-Drathen, Malcolm Wardlaw, Han (Victor) Xia, Steven Xiao, Shengqi Ye, Nir Yehuda, Jieying Zhang, Zhe (James) Zhang, Xiaofei Zhao

Clinical Assistant Professors: Shawn Alborz, Athena Alimirzaei, Moran Blueshtein, Judd Bradbury, John Gamino, Ayfer Gurun, Maria Hasenhuttl, Julie Haworth, Jeffery (Jeff) Hicks, Kristen Lawson, Vance Lewis, Liping Ma, Ravi Narayan, Dawn Owens, Parneet Pahwa, Anastasia V. Shcherbakova, Jeanne Sluder, Nassim Sohaee

Visiting Assistant Professor: Lale Guler

Visiting Clinical Professor: Kyle Edgington

Senior Lecturers: Arthur M. Agulnek, Semiramis Amirpour, Frank Anderson, Anindita Bardhan, Daniel Bochsler, Tiffany A. Bortz, Richard Bowen, Monica E. Brussolo, George DeCourcy, Eugene (Gene) Deluke, Alexander Edsel, Amal El-Ashmawi, Carol Flannery, Mary Beth Goodrich, Thomas (Tom) Henderson, Jennifer G. Johnson, Jackie Kimzey, Chris Linsteadt, Michele Lockhart, Joseph Mauriello, Victoria D. McCrady, Edward Meda, Prithi Narasimhan, Madison Pedigo, Matt Polze, James Richards, Debra Richardson, Margaret Smallwood, Steven Solcher, David Spivey, Luell (Lou) Thompson, Amy L. Troutman, Jeremy Vickers, Robert Wright, Kathy Zolton, Hubert Zydorek

Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MS BUAN) is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) degree program (18-24 months) at the Naveen Jindal School of Management that provides students with a broad foundation in the business intelligence and analytics area. The program includes core courses and the analytics electives organized into different tracks such as decisions and operations analytics, financial analytics, healthcare analytics, IT for analytics, and marketing analytics.

Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) in both core courses and in aggregate courses to qualify for the MS degree.

Course Requirements

Core Courses: 24 semester credit hours from the following

BUAN 6312 Applied Econometrics and Time Series Analysis

or ECON 6306 Applied Econometrics

BUAN 6320 Database Foundations

or MIS 6326 Data Management

BUAN 6324 Business Intelligence Software and Techniques

BUAN 6337 Marketing Predictive Analytics Using SAS

BUAN 6390 Analytics Practicum

BUAN 6398 Prescriptive Analytics

OPRE 6301 Quantitative Introduction to Risk and Uncertainty in Business

and

Choose one course from the following track-specific courses:

FIN 6301 Financial Management

HMGT 6320 The American Healthcare System

MIS 6308 Systems Analysis and Project Management

MKT 6301 Marketing Management

OPRE 6302 Operations Management

Analytics Electives: 12 semester credit hours

Students may choose four courses from one or more tracks in the following areas to obtain in-depth analytics knowledge.

Decisions and Operations Analytics Track

OPRE 6332 Spreadsheet Modeling and Analytics

OPRE 6335 Risk and Decision Analysis

OPRE 6377 Demand and Revenue Management

OPRE 6378 Supply Chain Strategy

Financial Analytics Track

FIN 6306 Quantitative Methods in Finance

FIN 6352 Financial Modeling

FIN 6360 Options and Futures Markets

FIN 6382 Numerical and Statistical Methods in Finance

Healthcare Analytics Track

HMGT 6323 Healthcare Informatics

HMGT 6325 Healthcare Operations Management

HMGT 6327 Electronic Health Records Applications

HMGT 6334 Healthcare Analytics

IT For Analytics Track

BUAN 6335 Organizing for Business Analytics: A Systems Approach

BUAN 6345 High Performance Analytics

BUAN 6346 Big Data Analytics

MIS 6309 Business Data Warehousing

MIS 6334 Advanced Business Intelligence with SAS

MIS 6344 Web Analytics

MIS 6373 Social Media and Business

MIS 6380 Data Visualization

Marketing Analytics Track

MKT 6309 Marketing Research

MKT 6323 Database Marketing

MKT 6338 Enterprise Systems and CRM or MKT 6340 Marketing Projects Lab*

MKT 6362 Marketing Models

Other analytics related courses can be approved on a case-by-case basis.

* Program Director approval required.

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