General Honors (GH) courses are the heart of the University Honors Program curriculum and feature small class sizes, dedicated faculty members, interdisciplinary perspectives, active learning and an exciting array of topics. These classes can be accessed by searching under University Honors in the catalog. The following is an example of a General Honors (GH) course that has been offered in the past. This course may or may not be offered again.
This course will emphasize the use of data to inform business decision-making. Students will be presented with case studies of business problems and will work in teams to plan for data collection and analysis and to recommend actions based on results. Within this problem-based learning environment, students will gain experience with data mining, evaluation of data quality, and other real-world applications of business analytics, as well as the effective communication of results to decision-makers. Pre-requisite: BUS 305, MATH 241 or consent of department chairperson.
Concetta A. DePaolo is a Professor of Operations & Supply Chain Management in the Scott College of Business at Indiana State University. She earned her master’s and Ph.D. in Operations Research from Rutgers University, and an undergraduate degree in Mathematical Sciences from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Her research interests include optimization, statistical methods, and statistics education, and teaching and learning with technology. She has taught statistics, management science and decision modeling in the Scott College since 2000. Dr. DePaolo was honored with the ISU Caleb Mills Distinguished Teaching Award in 2007.