The degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Business as stated in the 2011-2013 Bulletin are provided below.

Degree Program Admission Requirements

In order to gain admission to the School of Business a student must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and must obtain a 2.3 (C+) average on the following four courses:

Dept. Course Number Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade Co-Reqs or Pre-Reqs
ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition 3 C None
CSCI-C 106 Introduction to Computers and Their Use 3 C None
ECON-E 150 Introduction to Economics 3 C- Test into MATH-M 102/ MATH-M 117 or higher
BUS-A 201 Introduction to Accounting I 3 C-

Completion of MATH-M 102/MATH-M 117 or Test into MATH-M 122 or higher

12 Cr. Hrs.

General Education Component

Note: This is not a re-statement of the University's General Education Requirement but a list of specific General Education courses that are also requirements or pre-requisites for course work in the school/major. 

Dept.

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

Co-Reqs or Pre-Reqs

ENG-W or

ENG-W

231

234

Professional Writing Skills

Technical Report Writing

3 C- ENG-W 131 or HON-H 103 with C or better
SPCH-S 121 Public Speaking 3 D- P or C: ENG-W 131
MATH-M 119 Brief Survey of Calculus 3 C-

MATH-M 122 with at least a C-

or test into MATH-M 119

PSY-P 101 Introduction to Psychology 3 D- None

Core Program

The Business Core consists of 44 credit hours of general business and economics courses that must be completed with a minimum grade of C- in each course:

Dept.

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

Co-Reqs or Pre-Reqs
ECON-E 150 Introduction to Economics 3 C- Test into MATH-M 102/MATH-M 117 or higher
ECON-E 200 Fundamentals of Economics: an Overview 3 C- ECON-E 150
BUS-A 201 Introduction to Accounting I 3 C-

Completion of MATH-M 102/ MATH-M 117 or higher

12 Cr. Hrs.

BUS-A 202 Introduction to Accounting II 3 C- BUS-A 201
BUS-K 201 Computer in Business 3 C- CSCI-C 106 and either BUS-A 201 or ECON-E 150
BUS-L 201 Legal Environment of Business 3 C- None
BUS-X 220

Career Perspectives

(Must be completed in first 60 Cr. Hrs.)

1 C- None
ECON-E 280 Applied Statistics for Business 1 3 C-

Math-M 122, BUS-K 201

ECON-E 281

Applied Statistics for Business 2

(Must be completed in first 80 Cr. Hrs.)

*May be taken concurrently if student earned a B in MATH-M 122

3 C- BUS-K 201, ECON-E 280, *Math-M 119
BUS-F 301 Financial Management 3 C-

Eng-W 231, SPCH-S 212, CSCI-C 106, ECON-E 150, BUS-A 202

45 Cr. Hrs.

BUS-K 321 Management of Information Technology 3 C- ENG-W 231, SPCH-S 121, BUS-K 201, ECON-E 280
BUS-M 301 Introduction to Marketing Mangement 3 C-

ENG-W 231, SPCH-S 121, ECON-E 200

45 Cr. Hrs.

BUS-P 301 Operations Mangement 3 C-

ENG-W 231, SPCH-S 121, ECON-E 280

45 Cr. Hrs.

BUS-Z 302 Managing & Behavior in Organizations 3 C-

ENG-W 231, SPCH-S 121, PSY-P 101

45 Cr. Hrs.

BUS-X 410 Business Career Planning and Placement 1 C- None
BUS-J 401

Administrative Policy (Capstone)

(Must be taken by graduating seniors in last semester.

Authorization must be obtained from a School of Business Academic Advisor.)

3 C-

BUS-F 301, BUS-K 231, BUS-M 301, BUS-P 301, BUS-Z 302

Sr. Standing Last Semester

Concentration Requirement

In addition to the business core and general-education component, students must select and complete a concentration. To complete a double concentration, students must complete all required courses for both concentrations, and at least 12 credit hours must be distinct to each. See concentration links in the box on the right.

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