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The need for data analytics, and practitioners who can understand and interpret the ever-increasing amounts of data today's professional organizations employ, will grow exponentially in the coming years.

Students in the Bachelor of Business Administration in Data Analytics degree program will learn key concepts in data aggregation, management and interpretation as they prepare for a career on the cutting edge of the business landscape.

Course work includes database structures, computer programming, data visualization, machine learning and business forecasting, as well as a variety of general business principles, including accounting, economics, finance and marketing.

AACSB accredited

Oklahoma City University is one of only two private universities in Oklahoma to have a business school accredited by AACSB. AACSB-accredited schools have better programs, better faculty, better students with higher overall GPAs, more international students, more employers that recruit from them and graduates that receive better salaries.

Small classes = Enhanced Learning

Meinders has a 11:1 ratio in most classrooms. Small class sizes and highly qualified professors ensure you get the most out of your time in the classroom.

Active Learning Experiences Help Our Students Excel In a Competitive Job Market

Meinders business students have enhanced opportunities from business plan and ethics competitions to internships, study abroad, live investment activities, and events with local business leaders and philanthropists. Our students have access to some of the best active learning experiences in Oklahoma and abroad.

Expanded Opportunities for Study Abroad and Research

Students have outstanding opportunities to travel and study internationally.

Additional Learning Experiences

  • Earn a Bloomberg Certification in our Bloomberg Finance Lab. This financial certification is one of the most powerful career-building tools in the world.
  • Become an Institute Scholar in the Steven C. Agee Economic Research & Policy Institute (ERPI) and be directly involved in applied economic research, contributing intellectual assets to the local community and State of Oklahoma.
  • Gain valuable investment insight under professor mentorship though the Meinders undergraduate Investment Club.
  • Learn the art of speaking, listening and thinking by joining the Meinders Toastmasters International, one of the largest public speaking clubs in the state.

Exceptional facilities

The business school contains cutting-edge technology in more than 12 teaching rooms, four executive classrooms, large and small conference rooms, four computer labs, a student/faculty lounge to facilitate collaboration and mentoring, breakout rooms for small-group meetings and a 250-seat, theater-styled auditorium.

General education courses require 43 credit hours. The basic general education curriculum is a requirement for all undergraduate degrees at Oklahoma City University.

All students completing majors in the Meinders School of Business BBA degree must complete the following required courses referred to as the Business Core.

Business Core: 59 credit hours

IT 1003Introduction to Information Technology3 credit hours
IT 3133Technology and Operations Management3 credit hours
PHRH 1103Public Speaking3 credit hours
MGMT 1001Freshman Business Connection1 credit hour
MGMT 2001Sophomore Business Connection1 credit hour
MGMT 2023Business Communication and Technical Writing3 credit hours
MGMT 2213Business Law3 credit hours
MGMT 2223Business Ethics and Leadership3 credit hours
MGMT 3123Principles of Management and Organization3 credit hours
MGMT 3213Human Resources Management3 credit hours
ACCT 2113Financial Accounting3 credit hours
ACCT 2213Managerial Accounting3 credit hours
ECON 2013Principles of Macroeconomics3 credit hours
ECON 2113Principles of Microeconomics3 credit hours
ECON 2123Business Statistic3 credit hours
ECON 2423Incremental Analysis and Optimization or3 credit hours
MATH 2004Calculus and Analytical Geometry3 credit hours
ECON 3013International Economic Policies3 credit hours
ECON 3513Applied Statistics for Business3 credit hours
MKTG 3013Marketing Principles3 credit hours
FIN 3023Business Finance3 credit hours
MGMT 4573International Business Strategy3 credit hours

Electives Credit Hours: 0–9

Students majoring in economics with arts and sciences second fields and students majoring in business administration may take business courses to fulfill their elective requirement. B.B.A./M.S.A. students are not required to take IT 3133, Technology and Operations Management.

Bachelor of Business in Data Analytics (B.B.A.) | Major Requirements Credit Hours: 21

Database Structures and SQL3 credit hours
Computer Programming3 credit hours
Data Wrangling3 credit hours
Data Visualization3 credit hours
Business Forecasting and Econometric Models3 credit hours
Machine Learning Fundamentals3 credit hours
Elective/Special Topic3 credit hours


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