Business

The goal of the business program is to provide students with fundamental understanding of key interdisciplinary business concepts.
The program also seeks to enhance the knowledge in business decision-making approaches in relation to most current business practices applied locally and globally.
Catalog Requirements Notice

The requirements listed on these pages may change by the year as programs and courses are added or altered. Archived Academic Catalogs for previous years can be viewed in pdf form here. These documents contains the specific academic requirements pertaining to those who entered the College before the 2015-16 year.

Business Major

The total courses required for the business major is 18 (54-56 semester hours).

REQUIRED COURSES

All of the following (42-44 sem. hrs.)

BUS 100 Principles of Business (3 sem hrs)
BUS 111 Personal Financial Management (3 sem hrs)
BUS 201 Principles of Management (3 sem hrs)
BUS 202 Principles of Marketing (3 sem hrs)
BUS 213 Accounting I – Intro to Financial Accounting (3 sem hrs)
BUS 230 Intro to Human Resource Management (3 sem hrs)
BUS 290/390 Internship in Business (2-4 sem hrs)
BUS 303 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (3 sem hrs)
BUS 305 Legal Environment of Business (3 sem hrs)
BUS 310 Corporate Finance (3 sem hrs)
BUS 402 Senior Report in Business (4 sem hrs)
ECON 101 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 sem hrs)
ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics (3 sem hrs)
MATH 151 Elementary Statistics (3 sem hrs)

Four of the following electives (12 sem. hrs.)

BUS 203 Social Entrepreneurship (3 sem hrs)
BUS 214 Accounting II - Intro to Managerial Accounting (3 sem hrs)
BUS 220 International Business (3 sem hrs)
BUS 231 Principles of Project Management (3 sem hrs)
BUS 250 Innovation, Creative Problem Solving (3 sem hrs)
BUS 253 Investment Management (3 sem hrs)
BUS 302 Brand Management (3 sem hrs)
BUS 350 Business Strategy (3 sem hrs)
BUS 360 Strategic Marketing, Data & E-Comm. (3 sem hrs)
BUS 365 Management for a Small Planet (3 sem hrs)
BUS 368 Sales & Sales Management (3 sem hrs)
ECON 286 Money, Banking & Capital Markets (3 sem hrs)
ECON 302 Managerial Economics (3 sem hrs)
ECON 330 The World Economy: Trade and Finance (3 sem hrs)
PHIL 240 Ethics (3 sem hrs)
PSY 306 Organizational Behavior (3 sem hrs)
THDA 201 Arts Management (3 sem hrs)

Business Minor

The focus of the business minor is surrounded with few key schools such as economics, marketing, management, statistics, accounting, human resources, organizational behavior, and innovation. The total courses required for the business minor is 7 (21 sem. hrs.).

REQUIRED COURSES

All of the following (15 sem. hrs.)

BUS 201 Principles of Management
BUS 202 Principles of Marketing (prereqs ECON 102 and BUS 201)
BUS 213 Principles of Accounting I
BUS 250 Innovation & Creative Problem Solving
MATH 151 Elementary Statistics

One of the following (3 sem. hrs.)

ECON 101 Principles of Macroeconomic
ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics

One of the following (3 sem. hrs.)

BUS 214 Principles of Accounting II (prereq BUS 213)
BUS 230 Introduction Human Resource Management (prereq BUS 201)
BUS 365 Management for a Small Planet (prereq BUS 201 and 302?)
BUS 368 Sales and Sales Management (prereqs BUS 201, 202, MATH 151 OR MATH 251)
ECON 101 Principles of Macroeconomics (if not taken for above)
ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics (if not taken for above)
ECON 295 Technology and the Labor Process (prereqs ECON 101 or 102 or SOC 158)
PSY 306 Organizational Behavior (prereq PSY 101)
THDA 201 Arts Management

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