PEAK Majors

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Business Administration Major

36 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

MAT-125 or
MAT-212

Data Analysis and Statistics or
Advanced Statistical Methods

3

MAT-150

Applied Calculus: A Modeling Approach

4

Accounting Courses

ACC-221

Financial Accounting

3

ACC-222

Managerial Accounting

3

 

 

Business Courses

BUS-100

Introduction to Business

3

BUS-150

Business Computer Applications

3

BUS-270

Principles of Economics

3

BUS-325

Principles of Management

3

BUS-330

Principles of Finance

3

BUS-350

Management Science

3

BUS-360

Principles of Marketing

3

BUS-391

Legal Environment of Business

3

BUS-494 or
BUS-497

Independent Study or
Internship

3

BUS-499

Business and Accounting Capstone

3

Complete 1 course from the following:

BUS-200

Small Business Management

3

BUS-340

International Business

3

BUS-357

Organizational Behavior

3

BUS-453

Principles of Production and Operations Management

3

BUS-483

Project Management

3

Student Learning Outcomes

  • To help students develop a professional attitude and approach to work in business and other settings.
  • To help students refine an ethical standard that is humane, rational, and consistent with a focus on service to society.
  • To help students develop the ability in a business and societal context to think critically, reason analytically, solve both quantitative and qualitative problems effectively, and express oneself convincingly both orally and in writing.
  • To help students gain in-depth knowledge of economic analysis, business computer applications, accounting, marketing, business law, organizational behavior, human relations, quantitative business analysis, and strategic management.
  • To help students apply the abilities and knowledge gained to compete favorably for admission to graduate programs and for employment.

CONCENTRATIONS

The Business Major is intended to help build and integrate the Liberal Arts and business competencies needed for students to succeed in twenty-first century organizations. In addition to the core courses emphasizing organizational leadership, ethics and core functions, students may choose a concentration, consisting of additional courses in finance, marketing, or accounting. The content of each concentration is listed below.

ACCOUNTING CONCENTRATION

36 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

PREREQUISITES

Complete Business Administration Major requirements

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS

ACC-318

Intermediate Accounting I

3

Complete 9 credits from the following:

ACC-320

Intermediate Accounting II

3

ACC-323

Electronic Accounting Analysis

3

ACC-423

Auditing

3

ACC-424

Tax Accounting I

3

ACC-425

Tax Accounting II

3

ACC-426

Fund Accounting

3

ACC-427

Cost Accounting

3

BUS-494

Independent Study

1-3

BUS-497

Internship

1-3

Student Learning Outcomes

  • To help students develop a professional attitude and approach to work in business and other settings.
  • To help students refine an ethical standard that is humane, rational, and consistent with a focus on service to society.
  • To help students develop the ability in a business and societal context to think critically, reason analytically, solve both quantitative and qualitative problems effectively, and express oneself convincingly both orally and in writing.
  • To help students gain in-depth knowledge of economic analysis, business computer applications, accounting, marketing, business law, organizational behavior, human relations, quantitative business analysis, and strategic management.
  • To help students apply the abilities and knowledge gained to compete favorably for admission to graduate programs and for employment.

 

FINANCE CONCENTRATION

36 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

PREREQUISITES

Complete Business Administration Major requirements

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS

ACC-318 or
ACC-427

Intermediate Accounting I or
Cost Accounting

3

Complete 9 credits from the following:

BUS-332

Financial Institutions

3

BUS-430

Advanced Financial Management

3

BUS-438

Investment Theory and Practice

3

BUS-444

International Finance

3

BUS-494

Independent Study

1-3

BUS-497

Internship

1-3

Student Learning Outcomes

  • To help students develop a professional attitude and approach to work in business and other settings.
  • To help students refine an ethical standard that is humane, rational, and consistent with a focus on service to society.
  • To help students develop the ability in a business and societal context to think critically, reason analytically, solve both quantitative and qualitative problems effectively, and express oneself convincingly both orally and in writing.
  • To help students gain in-depth knowledge of economic analysis, business computer applications, accounting, marketing, business law, organizational behavior, human relations, quantitative business analysis, and strategic management.
  • To help students apply the abilities and knowledge gained to compete favorably for admission to graduate programs and for employment.

 

MARKETING CONCENTRATION

36 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

PREREQUISITES

Complete Business Administration Major requirements

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS

BUS-469

Marketing Strategy

3

Complete 9 credits from the following:

ART-130

Introduction to Design

3

JOURN-200 or
JOURN-201

Principles and Practices of Journalism: Print or
Principles and Practices of Journalism: Visual

3

BUS-366

Marketing Communication

3

BUS-461

Marketing Research

3

BUS-466

Consumer Behavior

3

BUS-494

Independent Study

1-3

BUS-497

Internship

1-3

Student Learning Outcomes

  • To help students develop a professional attitude and approach to work in business and other settings.
  • To help students refine an ethical standard that is humane, rational, and consistent with a focus on service to society.
  • To help students develop the ability in a business and societal context to think critically, reason analytically, solve both quantitative and qualitative problems effectively, and express oneself convincingly both orally and in writing
  • To help students gain in-depth knowledge of economic analysis, business computer applications, accounting, marketing, business law, organizational behavior, human relations, quantitative business analysis, and strategic management.
  • To help students apply the abilities and knowledge gained to compete favorably for admission to graduate programs and for employment.

SELF-DESIGNED CONCENTRATION

Individual concentrations can be arranged with prior approval of the student's advisor and the Director of Business and Accounting. Business faculty work with faculty from other departments to help students design such concentrations based on each student's special interests and talents. (Note: All individual concentrations should be planned well in advance, ideally by the end of the student's sophomore year.)

Student Learning Outcomes

  • To help students develop a professional attitude and approach to work in business and other settings.
  • To help students refine an ethical standard that is humane, rational, and consistent with a focus on service to society.
  • To help students develop the ability in a business and societal context to think critically, reason analytically, solve both quantitative and qualitative problems effectively, and express oneself convincingly both orally and in writing
  • To help students gain in-depth knowledge of economic analysis, business computer applications, accounting, marketing, business law, organizational behavior, human relations, quantitative business analysis, and strategic management.
  • To help students apply the abilities and knowledge gained to compete favorably for admission to graduate programs and for employment.