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After receiving my degree I waited for the right opportunity and began submitting my resume. After interviewing with four respectable companies I received three job offers. Without my degree from Bellevue this would not have happened. My degree from Bellevue University has really opened doors and

Ronald H.
Omaha, NE
Business Information Management

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Business Analysis and Management Degree - Bachelor of Science

Degree Information

This program is offered in the accelerated, cohort-based format. The Business Analysis and Management program is intended for information technology or business professionals and will prepare the student for roles in business analysis, process analysis, requirements analysis, or project management. The degree focuses on the broad concepts of information systems as an enabler for business, and emphasizes the business analyst role within an organization. The program provides a foundation in business strategy, organizational management, business requirements collection and analysis, and information systems specification development. The program is designed to meet the knowledge areas required for designation as a Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP). The program is offered in class and online.

Curriculum

Major Requirements (40 credit hours)

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  • LA 300 Foundations for Professional Success

    This course prepares students for success in their academic and professional careers. The foundation for learning is established for professional skill development through practical experience with the University’s four essential learning outcomes - communication, problem solving, collaboration, and citizenship. Learner strengths are assessed and analytical, relational, and resilience skills are developed.
    University Syllabus

  • BAMC 300 Business Communications and Research

    This course will facilitate competency in research and planning methods by conducting an analysis of a topic germane to a particular interest in an Information Technology subject. The methodology for research and planning will be explored and utilized to develop a proposal for the Capstone Project. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Business Analysis and Management (BAM) accelerated degree program.
    University Syllabus

  • BAMC 310 Business Intelligence

    This course is designed to improve the application of business intelligence within the corporate structure. It will focus on key themes in the nature of business intelligence to include system architecture, databases, data warehouses, performance management, methodologies, and other related topics. The course will examine emerging efforts to use business intelligence to improve decision-making, enhance strategic position, and sustain competitive advantage. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Business Analysis and Management (BAM) accelerated degree program.
    University Syllabus

  • BAMC 320 Strategic Management

    The course will cover world-class organizations, the guerrilla view of competitive advantage, online communities, data mining, real options theory, and several others. It will introduce the concepts of strategic management such as competitive advantage, Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT analysis), corporate growth, and strategy implementation. The course will include several case studies that will allow the student to better evaluate the importance of how strategic management integrates in the technology industry. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Business Analysis and Management (BAM) accelerated degree program.
    University Syllabus

  • BAMC 330 Managing and Using Information Systems

    This course will provide insights and knowledge needed to formulate and understand information systems (IS) decisions. The course will clarify and elaborate how information technology (IT) relates to organizational design and business strategy. It will review ethical standards as these relate to IS today. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Business Analysis and Management (BAM) accelerated degree program.
    University Syllabus

  • BAMC 340 Foundations of Business Analysis

    This is an introductory course designed to provide a basic understanding of the benefits, functions and impact of the Business Analyst. The course will place a special focus on the business analysis function as it relates to developing information technology solutions, given that such an understanding is essential for project success. The course will identify techniques for ensuring project success every step of the way - from identifying and analyzing potential projects, to making sure the final project product meets the requirements identified. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Business Analysis and Management (BAM) accelerated degree program.
    University Syllabus

  • BAMC 400 Business Requirements and Analysis

    This course will outline the roles and responsibilities of the business analyst and the process for analyzing business systems, including how to determine a business system's health. The course will identify skills and techniques to translate customer needs into project requirements that provide a framework for identifying business problems, and linking requirements to business objectives in order to solve business problems and set project scope. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Business Analysis and Management (BAM) accelerated degree program.
    University Syllabus

  • BAMC 410 Process Mapping and Project Design

    The course will outline what processes are and provide practical applications for each step in process mapping. The course will cover the complete cycle of business process mapping and how these processes link business objectives, risks, and measures of success to the process being mapped. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Business Analysis and Management (BAM) accelerated degree program.
    University Syllabus

  • BAMC 420 Business Process Modeling

    This course will introduce what processes are and provide practical applications for each step in process modeling in the Business Analyst’s role. The course will cover the complete cycle of business process modeling and how these processes link business objectives, risks, and measures of success to the process being modeled. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Business Analysis and Management (BAM) accelerated degree program.
    University Syllabus

  • BAMC 430 Project Management

    This course will examine current trends in project management. Cost analysis and time structures will be examined to review issues that arise during project planning and implementation. The course will identify tools such as Gantt and PERT charts that will illustrate methods used to implement and successfully complete technology projects. Capstone projects are due at the end of the course. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Business Analysis and Management (BAM) accelerated degree program.
    University Syllabus

Kirkpatrick Signature Series Requirements (9 credit hours)

(In addition to the Major Requirements, all Bellevue University students must complete the Kirkpatrick Signature Series)

  • LA 400 American Vision and Values

    This course focuses on the political and philosophical traditions of the Western world, especially as they are found in the American vision and are embedded in the values, traditions, documents, and institutions of the United States. Prerequisite: 60 Credit Hours
    University Syllabus

  • LA 410 Tradition and Change

    This course examines the theories of moral absolutism and moral relativism, in light of their relationship to citizen freedoms and responsibilities. The course compares several modern economic systems, accessing their impact on citizen freedom and responsibility. It also examines the importance of fulfilling citizens’ responsibilities for the well-being of society and for the freedoms they enjoy. Prerequisite: 60 Credit Hours
    University Syllabus

  • LA 420 Freedom and Responsibility

    This course examines the theories of moral absolutism and moral relativism, in light of their relationship to citizen freedoms and responsibilities. The course compares several modern economic systems, accessing their impact on citizen freedom and responsibility. It also examines the importance of fulfilling citizens’ responsibilities for the well-being of society and for the freedoms they enjoy. Prerequisite: 60 Credit Hours
    University Syllabus

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