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Overview

Develop the professional knowledge, interpersonal skills, and ethical values needed to succeed in a diverse, rapidly-changing and technology-driven world.

This program will challenge you to:

  • Integrate study of the liberal arts and business skills to become a skilled problem-solver, effective communicator and thoughtful leader.
  • Go beyond the classroom to prepare yourself for leadership in local, national and global business environments.
  • Build skills and connections for a successful business career.
Humanities & Fine Arts Social Sciences & History Natural Sciences & Mathematics Professional Studies & Enhancements
Major
Business Administration Major

Peaks this program fulfills

  • Professional Studies & Enhancements

Courses and Requirements

View this degree in the course catalog

45 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Major Requirements

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
ECN-200 Principles of Economics 3 credits
     
MAT-125 Data Analysis and Statistics 3 credits
  or  
MAT-212 Multiple Regression Analysis 3 credits
  or  
MAT-150 Applied Calculus: a Modeling Approach 4 credits

 

Accounting Courses

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
ACC-221 Financial Accounting 3 credits
ACC-222 Managerial Accounting 3 credits

 

Business Courses

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
BUS-100 Introduction to Business 3 credits
BUS-150 Business Computer Applications 3 credits
BUS-225 Principles of Management 3 credits
BUS-330 Principles of Finance 3 credits
BUS-360 Principles of Marketing 3 credits
BUS-391 Legal Environment 3 credits
BUS-497 Internship 1-6 credits

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

Complete 1 course (3 credits) from the following:

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
BUS-200 Small Business Management 3 credits
BUS-340 International Business 3 credits
BUS-483 Project Management 3 credits

 

Quantitative Courses

Complete 1 of the following quantitative courses:

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
BUS-350 Management Science 3 credits
BUS-453 Principles of Productions and Operations Management 3 credits

 

Capstone

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
BUS-492 Business and Accounting Capstone: Junior Year Experience 1 credits
BUS-493 Business and Accounting Capstone:Senior Seminar 2 credits

 

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

Business Administration majors must take both BUS-492 Business and Accounting Capstone: Junior Experience (1 credit, concurrent with BUS-497 or ACC-497 Internship) in their junior year and BUS-493 Business and Accounting Capstone: Senior Seminar in their senior year (final semester preferred).

 

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)

 

Prerequisites

Complete Business Administration Major requirements

 

Concentration Requirements

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
ACC-318 Intermediate Accounting I 3 credits

 

Complete 9 credits from the following:

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
ACC-320 Intermediate Accounting II 3 credits
ACC-323 Electronic Accounting & Analysis 3 credits
ACC-423 Auditing 3 credits
ACC-424 Tax Accounting I 3 credits
ACC-425 Tax Accounting II 3 credits
ACC-427 Cost Accounting 3 credits

 

Finance Concentration

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

 

Prerequisites

Complete Business Administration Major requirements

 

Concentration Requirements

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
ACC-318 Intermediate Accounting I 3 credits
  or  
ACC-427 Cost Accounting 3 credits

 

Complete 9 credits from the following:

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
BUS-332 Financial Institutions 3 credits
BUS-430 Advanced Financial Management 3 credits
BUS-432 Investment Theory & Practice 3 credits
BUS-438 Financial Problems 3 credits
BUS-444 International Finance 3 credits

 

Marketing Concentration

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

 

Prerequisites

Complete Business Administration Major requirements

 

Concentration Requirements

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
BUS-469 Marketing Strategy 3 credits

 

Complete 9 credits from the following:

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
ART-130 Introduction to Design 3 credits
     
JOURN-200 Principles and Practices of Journalism: Print 3 credits
  or  
JOURN-201 Principles & Practices of Journalism: Visual 3 credits
     
BUS-366 Marketing Communication 3 credits
BUS-460 Social Media Marketing 3 credits
BUS-466 Consumer Behavior 3 credits

 

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.

 

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

 

Humanities & Fine Arts Social Sciences & History Natural Sciences & Mathematics Professional Studies & Enhancements
Minor
Business Minor

Peaks this program fulfills

  • Professional Studies & Enhancements

Courses and Requirements

View this degree in the course catalog

18 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Minor Requirements

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
BUS-100 Introduction to Business 3 credits
BUS-150 Business Computer Applications 3 credits
ECN-200 Principles of Economics 3 credits

 

Complete 9 credits from the following:

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
ACC-221 Financial Accounting 3 credits
ACC-222 Managerial Accounting 3 credits
BUS-200 Small Business Management 3 credits
BUS-225 Principles of Management 3 credits
BUS-330 Principles of Finance 3 credits
BUS-340 International Business 3 credits
BUS-360 Principles of Marketing 3 credits
BUS-483 Project Management 3 credits
BUS/ACC- Other upper division business and accounting (300-400 level) courses if approved by department director