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Business Intelligence

Business intelligence (BI) is one of five concentrations in the business administration major. Business administration majors may choose more than one concentration, and also combine with other majors.

Augustana’s academic emphasis in BI replaces a previous focus in MIS (management information systems), with MIS now playing a smaller role within the more advanced, more comprehensive BI processes of data collection, analysis, reporting and decision-making.

→ See Business Administration.


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The impacts of liberal arts in the analytics industry

It’s easy to picture computing and analytics as a STEM only discipline, but that is, for the most part, incorrect. Through the years and as the analytics industry evolves, the participation and influence of other disciplines, most notably liberal arts, have continued to grow stronger. In fact, per a LinkedIn report, liberal arts grads are joining the analytics tech workforce at a faster rate than STEM grads. → Continue reading

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How to start a dream job right after (or before) graduating from Augustana

Three 2024 grads show what can happen with curiosity, internships, good challenges and support from their Augustana success team.

Leadership Academy

Students attend national character and leadership symposium

Four students represented Augustana at the 31st annual National Character and Leadership Symposium (NCLS) at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. NCLS is an annual two-day symposium in which participants hear distinguished scholars, military leaders, corporate executives and world-class athletes share stories of character and leadership.

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'Fruitful Oasis' pitch wins top prize at Business Plan Competition

Eight Augustana students won honors and prize money at the eighth annual Business Plan Competition.