Business analytics is a major that focuses on using data to guide decision-making and to prepare students for analytics work in any field of business. Business analytics majors learn how to collect, organize, report, and mine data as well as how to frame and solve business problems using data analysis, predictive modeling, and optimization techniques.

Career Opportunities

  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Architect
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Statistician
  • Programming Analyst

What to Expect

Travel/Global Trips

The cross-cultural trip is a core requirement for all students. Lee University places a high emphasis on the value of global perspectives, and students can fulfill this requirement via an individually arranged trip, a faculty-led trip, or a semester study abroad program. For more information, please visit our Global Perspectives page.


  • Phi Beta Lambda
  • Delta Mu Delta Honor Society
  • Phi Eta Sigma

And More!


  • Hicks Scholars
  • Cletus Benton Award
  • Don Rowe Excellence in Management Award
  • School of Business Award


  • Service learning is a large component of life at Lee. Students have the opportunity to complete 80 hours of service throughout their time here. This includes individually arranged service projects, as well as course-led service projects (such as Gateway and Benevolence). Please visit our Service Learning page to learn more and check out current service opportunities.


  • The Capstone course is designed to help graduating students integrate their faith with the academic knowledge they have gained throughout their studies. It is regarded as the final reflection of the essential Core Values of Lee University.
  • Business Ethics is the capstone course for the religion component where the QEP essay is administered. The QEP essay is designed for students to demonstrate their understanding of Lee’s core values.
  • The business capstone course is Strategic Management where students are expected to make application of the business curriculum by solving comprehensive cases presented to the class in a team context.


Business Administration classes are housed in the School of Business.


  • Business Advisory Council: assists business students with internships and job placements.
  • Internships available with CPA offices, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Olin, Unum, Tennova, and various banks.
  • Meet the Firms: students are invited to Meet the Firms where we invite local CPA firms and other organizations to come and meet our students.


Recent research projects have involved aiding women in poverty, developing business plans for global nonprofits, and teaching with holistic methods.

SOB Honors

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