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Business Administration Major
Bachelor of Science

Core Courses for the Major (36 credits)
Business 101, Introduction to Business
Business 290, Principles of Business Law*
Business 301, Principles of Marketing
Business 302, Principles of Management
Business 304, Principles of Finance**
Business 305, Principles of Operations Management
Business 360, Career Management
Business 480, Internship (minimum of 4 credits)
Business 496, Business Policy

*BUS 310 should be taken in place of BUS 290 for the Human Resource emphasis
** BUS 340 should be taken in place of BUS 304 for the Entrepreneurship emphasis

Required Support Courses (30 credits)
Accounting 205, Financial Accounting
Accounting 206, Managerial Accounting
Computer Science 107, Problem Solving Using Information Technology (2 credits)
Computer Science 220, Information Systems
Economics 124, Principles of Economics I - Microeconomics (S1)
Economics 212, Applied Statistics for Business
Economics 225, Principles of Economics II - Macroeconomics (S1)
Mathematics 112, Introduction to Statistics

 

Human Resource Emphasis (16 credits)
Core, support courses plus 16 credits in emphasis
Business 265, Human Resource Management
Business 315, Organization Behavior
Communication 241, Communication and Conflict
One elective from:
Business 250, Culture and Diversity in Organizations
Business 291/391, Special Topics
Communication 230, Organizational Communication
Leadership 302, Leadership: Theory and Practice

 

Management Emphasis (16 credits)
Core, support courses plus 16 credits
Business 315, Organization Behavior
Business 479, Consulting Management
Leadership 302, Leadership: Theory and Practice
One elective from:
Business 250, Culture and Diversity in Organizations
Business 260, Ethics in Business, Government, and Society
Business 265, Human Resource Management
Business 291/391, Special Topics

 

Marketing Emphasis (18-20 credits)
Core, support courses plus 18-20 credits
Business 320, Promotion Management
Business 327, Business-to-Business Marketing
Business 435, Marketing Research
Management track (choose two)
Business 291/391, Special Topics
Communication 208, Introduction to Public Relations
Psychology 228, Consumer Behavior1
Promotion Management track (choose two)
Business 291/391, Special Topics
Communication/Art 258, Visual Communication
Graphic Communication 106, Introduction to Communication Technology
Graphic Communication 150, Digital Toolbox: Photoshop and Illustrator I
Graphic Communication 360, Digital Flash Gaming
General track (choose two)
Business 291/391, Special Topics
Communication 208, Introduction to Public Relations
Communication/Art 258, Visual Communication
Graphic Communication 106, Introduction to Communication Technology
Graphic Communication 150, Digital Toolbox: Photoshop and Illustrator I
Psychology 228, Consumer Behavior*

*Note that PSY 101 is a prerequisite for PSY 228.

 

Finance Emphasis (20 credits)
Core, support courses plus 18-20 credits
Investment Track*
Business 200, Personal Financial Management
Business 342, Investment Management
Business 446, Applied Portfolio Management
Two electives from:
ACC 405, BUS 291/391, BUS 341, BUS 344, BUS 356, ECO 343
Financial Institutions Track**
Business 344, Management of Financial Institutions
Business 356, Applied Financial Management
Economics 343, Money and Banking
Two electives from:
ACC 207, BUS 291/391, BUS 341, BUS 342, BUS 446, ECO 307
Corporate Track**
Business 341, Applied Risk Management
Business 342, Investment Management
Business 356, Applied Financial Management
Two electives from:
ACC 207, BUS 291/391, BUS 344, BUS 446, ECO 306, ECO 343

*Recommended minors: Accounting, Psychology or Economics
**Recommended minors: Accounting or Economics

 

Entrepreneurship Emphasis (16 credits)
Business 204, Start-ups and New Venture Planning
Business 475, Managing Growth in Entrepreneurial Companies: Venture Development
Business 479, Consulting Management
Business 485, Organizational Strategy and Social Entrepreneurship
Business 327, Business-to-Business Marketing or
Psychology 228, Consumer Behavior*

*Note that PSY 228 has a prerequisite of PSY 101

 

Business Marketing Minor (20 credits)
Business 101, Introduction to Business
Business 301, Principles of Marketing
Business 302, Principles of Management
Business 320, Promotion Management

 

Business Management Minor (20 credits)
Business 101, Introduction to Business
Business 265, Human Resource Management
Business 302, Principles of Management
Business 315, Organization Behavior
Leadership 302, Leadership: Theory and Practice

 

Business Finance Minor (20 credits)
Business 101, Introduction to Business
Business 304, Principles of Finance*
Business 342, Investment Management
Business 344, Management of Financial Institutions
One elective from:
Business 341, Applied Risk Management
Business 356, Applied Financial Management
Business 361, International Business
Business 446, Applied Portfolio Management
Economics 343, Money and Banking

*Note that BUS 304 has prerequisites of ACC 206 or ACC 310 and co-requisites of ECO 212 or MAT 312. This minor best fits Accounting and Actuarial Science majors.

 

Business Entrepreneurship Minor (24 credits)
Accounting 205, Financial Accounting
Business 101, Introduction to Business
Business 204, Start-ups and New Venture Planning
Business 340, Entrepreneurial Finance: Financing Start-ups and the Growing Firm
Business 475, Managing Growth in Entrepreneurial Companies: Venture Development
Business 485, Organizational Strategy and Social Entrepreneurship

 

Global Studies Minor-International Business Track
The International Business track of the Global Studies minor addresses political, economic and business issues that affect global commerce. A full description of the minor appears in the Politics and Global Studies section of the catalog. Business
Administration majors are eligible to complete the Global Studies minor.


Economics Minor
Economics 124, Principles of Economics I – Microeconomics
Economics 225, Principles of Economics II – Macroeconomics
Economics 306, Microeconomic Theory
Economics 307, Macroeconomic Theory
One elective in Economics numbered above 300

 

 
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