Course Catalog

Golden Gate University offers degree and certificate programs at three teaching centers and online.

MSBA 324
Web and Social Network Analytics

Focus is on the practice of business-oriented analytics by means of statistical methods, using statistical software R. The course introduces analytical techniques applicable for solving common business problems, techniques to analyze social media, and techniques to study data on web/app users. Apart from learning statistics and software R, students will be introduced to the concept of the Application Program Interface (API) in the context of data retrieval from Twitter, Facebook, and Google Analytics. Upon the course completion students are expected to be able to select the right statistical method corresponding to the business problem. Compute and interpret results of a statistical analysis and produce practical business recommendations. Prerequisite: MATH 240 with a grade of "B" or better. Cross-listed with and equivalent to MKT 324.

Units: 3 , Offered: Spring 2021 , Fall 2020