Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Business - Min 124 Hours

Common Core: See Common Core requirements

Required Courses from General Education:

BA:  EC201  Macroeconomics (3) and MA105 Statistics (3) (Any student whose ACT Math subscore is below 20 must pass MA101/MA102 before taking MA105.)

BS:  EC201  Macroeconomics (3) and MA103 College Algebra (3) or higher.

Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (21-24 Hours)

Humanities or Fine Arts:

9 hours (BA)

6 hours (BS)

Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PY, PS, or SO):  See guidelines. Must include EC202 Microeconomics (3).

3 hours (BA)

6 hours (BS)

Science: See guidelines.

3-4 hours

BA Foreign Language (a single language)

 

BA Analytical Skills:  See guidelines.  Must include BU225 Computer Applications in Business (3) [students may need CS121 (1)].    

BS Analytical Skills: See guidelines.  Must include BU225 Computer Applications in Business (3) [students may need CS121 (1)] and MA105 Statistics (3) or higher.

6-8 hours

Business Major (39 Hours): Business Common Core (21 hours) + Concentration (18 hours)

Business Common Core (21 Hours)

AC201     Principles of Accounting I (3)

AC202     Principles of Accounting II (3)

BU110     Introduction to Business (3)

BU341     Business Law Contracts (3)

BU480     Major Readings (Capstone) (3)

MG354    Principles of Management (3)

MK330    Marketing (3)     

Business Major—Area of Concentration (18 Hours): Each of the following areas of concentration consists of 18 hours of course work. Each area has some required courses and some electives which can be chosen from a given group of courses. Some of the electives may be from outside the Division of Accounting, Business, and Economics.

Management (18)

EC3xx    Economics Elective (3)

ET375    Small Business Management (3)

FB351    Business Finance (3)

MG356   Human Resource Management (3)

MG477   Production/Operations Management (3)

 

one (1) from the following:

AC313   Fraud Examination (3)

BU268   Internship (3)

BU342   Business Law Commercial (3)

BU368   Internship (3)

MK339   Sales Management (3)

MK366   Advertising (3)

Marketing and Advertising (18 hours)

MK339    Sales Management (3)

MK366    Advertising (3)

MK378    Marketing Research (3)

MK430    Strategic Marketing (3)   

 

TWO (2) from the following:              

BU228    Electronic Commerce (3)

BU268    Internship (3)

BU342    Business Law II (3)

BU368    Internship (3)

CS214    Web Page Design (3)

CT201    Public Relations (3)

CT230    Mass Media (3)

CT265    Media Convergence (3)

CT306    Media Law (3)

CT330    Business Communication (3)

CT345    Group and Organizational Communication (3)

CT386    Media Planning (3)

MG356   Human Resource Management (3)

PY324    Social Psychology (3) (PY101 or SO101 prerequisite)

 

General Business (18 hours)

ET375    Small Business Management (3)

 

One (1) from the following:

MK339   Sales Management (3)

MK366   Advertising (3)

 

four (4) from the following:

AC313   Fraud Examination (3)

BU228   Electronic Commerce (3)

BU268   Internship (3)

BU342   Business Law Commercial (3)

BU368   Internship (3)

FB345   Investment Analysis (3)

FB351   Business Finance (3)

MG356  Human Resource Management (3)

Banking and Finance (18 hours)

AC340    Income Tax (3)

BU342    Business Law Commercial (3)

EC311    Money, Credit, and Banking (3)

FB345    Investments Analysis (3)

FB351    Business Finance (3)

 

one (1) from the following:

AC313   Fraud Examination (3)

EC316   Intermediate Macroeconomics (3)

EC347   International Economics (3)

 

Entrepreneurship (18 hours)

BU342    Business Law Commercial (3)

ET375    Small Business Management (3)

ET475    Entrepreneurship (3)                          

MK339   Sales Management (3)

               

One (1) from the following:

MK366   Advertising (3)

MK378   Marketing Research (3)

MK430   Strategic Marketing (3)

 

One (1) from the following:

AC313   Fraud Examination (3)

BU228   Electronic Commerce (3)

EC311   Money, Credit, and Banking (3)

EC314   Managerial Economics (3)

FB351   Business Finance (3)

IB376   International Business (3)

 

 

Business Education (18 hours)

BU225    Computer Applications in Business (3)

BU228    Electronic Commerce (3)

BU342    Business Law Commercial (3)                           

CT214    Webpage Design (3)

300-level Elective from AC, BU, or EC (3)

MG370   Information Systems (3)

*Students must complete additional Professional Education Course Requirements in order to seek certification to teach business at the secondary level.

International Business (18 hours)

Students with this concentration will have a foreign language as their minor or complete an interdisciplinary minor in two languages. A student may be able to demonstrate fluency in at least one foreign language in place of the minors. International students whose first language is one other than English are presumed to have fluency in a foreign language and may substitute a different minor for the foreign language minor.

 

BU228    Electronic Commerce (3)

BU342    Business Law II-Commercial (3)

EC347    International Economics (3)

IB376     International Business (3)

 

two (2) from the following:

MK339    Sales Management (3)

MK366    Advertising (3)

BU268    Internship (3)

BU368    Internship (3)

MG477   Production/Operations Management (3)

FB351    Business Finance (3)

Minor and Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)

Recommendations: A student who is considering graduate school should complete one of the following:

  • MA112    Selected Topics in Calculus (3)
  • MA118    Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (5)

The following course will meet general education requirements and will complement the Business Major:

  • PL306    Ethics and the Professions (3)
 
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