5894 Data Analytics-

3 Credits. Lecture.

Elective

This course is an introduction to the skills and technologies used to analyze data with an emphasis on preparing accountants with the ability for interacting with data scientists and others.  The role of data analysis in the accounting profession will be explored.  The course utilizes Excel, SAS and Tableau and a variety of techniques for analyzing company financial data and prepare reports.  Students will be introduced to the tools and techniques firms want students to be familiar with.