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BS General Business Major

Description

The general business program is a trimester evening/weekend program specifically designed for the returning adult student. It is an integrated, multidisciplinary program that introduces students to all areas of business. Students may further their studies by choosing a minor concentration in a particular business discipline.

Students are also exposed to advanced professional development courses designed to improve public speaking/presentation and writing skills. This diversified approach offers returning adult students the knowledge and flexibility necessary to seek advancement in various areas of business. The general business program also assists students in continuing their studies at the graduate level.

 

Course Requirements (all courses are 4 credits)

Business Core (40 credits):
  • BUS 2010 - Principles of Accounting
  • BUS 1350 - Business Law
  • BUS 2110 - Quantitative Business Analysis
  • BUS 3010 - Foundations of Management
  • BUS 3040 - Essential of Marketing
  • BUS 3030 - Introduction to Finance
  • BUS 3050 - Information Systems for Business
  • BUS 3020 - Operations Management
  • BUS 4010 - Business and Society
  • BUS 4070 - Strategic Management
Liberal Arts Core (40 credits):
  • HST 1110 - World in the 20th Century
  • CS 1110 - Computing Today
  • NSC 1000 - Integrated Sci & Tech
  • ECO 1101 - Introduction to Economics
  • ENG 1120 - Business and Professional Writing
  • ENG 1140 - Literature Survey, From Antiquity to the Present
  • PHL 1110 - Introduction to Philosophy
  • RST 1110 - Introduction to the Study of Religion
  • SCS 1110 - Oral Communication
  • MTH 1114 - Math for Business

Business Electives (20 credits): Student may choose courses of interest offered by the Hagan School of Business.

Liberal Arts Electives (20 credits): Student may choose courses of interest offered by the School of Arts & Science.