PEAK Majors

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Business Administration Major

46 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

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

3

BUS-497

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-453

Principles of Production and Operations Management

3

BUS-483

Project Management

3

Notes

Students may not earn both the Business Administration Major and the Accounting (150 Hours) Major.

*In exceptional cases, BUS-494 Independent Study may be substituted for BUS-497 Internship (with department permission).

CONCENTRATIONS

The Business Major is intended to help build and integrate the liberal arts and business competencies students need to succeed in twenty-first century organizations. In addition to the core courses emphasizing organizational leadership, ethics, and core business 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
12 credits (Total does not include Business Administration Major requirements)
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-427

Cost Accounting

3

 

FINANCE CONCENTRATION
12 credits (Total does not include Business Administration Major requirements)
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-432

Investment Theory and Practice

3

BUS-438

Financial Problems

3

BUS-444

International Finance

3

 

MARKETING CONCENTRATION
12 credits (Total does not include Business Administration Major requirements)
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

 

SELF-DESIGNED CONCENTRATION

Self-designed concentrations may 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.

Notes

All self-designed concentrations must be planned well in advance (by the end of the student's sophomore year).