BIA 652 Multivariate Data Analysis I

This course introduces basic methods underlying multivariate analysis through computer applications using R, which is used by many data scientists and is an attractive environment for learning multivariate analysis. Students will master multivariate analysis techniques, including principal components analysis, factor analysis, structural equation modeling, multidimensional scaling, correspondence analysis, cluster analysis, multivariate analysis of variance, discriminant function analysis, logistic regression, as well as other methods used for dimension reduction, pattern recognition, classification, and forecasting. Students will build expertise in applying these techniques to real data through class exercises and a project, and learn how to visualize data and present results. This proficiency will enable students to become sophisticated data analysts, and to help make more informed design, marketing, and business decisions.




School of Business

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester Spring Semester Summer Session 1