In this video, University of Delaware students majoring in business analytics share their favorite things about their major. UD Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics students Allie Rebuck and Kevin Flewelling talk about their favorite classes, their future career goals and more. This video is part of the Lerner College’s “What I Love About My Major” video series.
Allie Rebuck: I chose the business analytics major because we’re seeing more and more that data is driving most business decisions and being able to understand that data and tell stories from it is one of the most powerful skills that you can have in today’s workforce.
Kevin Flewelling: I think my favorite class so far has to be MISY 225. It was my first time working with Python and at first I was really struggling and my professor really helped me. By the end of it I was pretty good with Python and really boosted my confidence.
Allie Rebuck: My favorite experience with my major thus far has been interning with W.L.Gore and Associates for the past year.
I’ve been able to not only apply but enhance the skills that I’ve learned in the classroom and make meaningful contributions to my team, which has been really impactful for me.
Kevin Flewelling: My most favorite experience for my major was my internship. I got to use all kinds of analytical tools and I thought I was really prepared. My major really helped me rely on to some of those things that I learned. And I think it’s been really helpful.
Allie Rebuck: What makes the business analytics major unique is that you can really apply it into any industry or job field that you’re interested in.
So as someone who has constantly evolving interest, being able to have that flexibility in my job search is really appealing and unique to the business analytics major.