Business and Economics


Bachelor of Science in Business Curriculum
General Education Core Requirements

(55 credit hours)

I.  Communications (12 cr.)

ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition (3 cr.)
ENG-W 231 Professional Writing Skills (3 cr.)
SPCH-S 121 Public Speaking (3 cr.)

SPCH-S 223 Business and Professional Speaking (3 cr.) 

II. Mathematics and Science (7-8 cr.)

MATH-M 118 Finite Mathematics (3 cr.)
Natural science elective with lab (4-5 cr.)

III. Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 cr.)

PSY-P 102 Introductory Psychology II (3 cr.)
SPCH-S 122 Interpersonal Communication (3 cr.)

IV. Computer Science (6 cr.)

CSCI-A 106 Introduction to Computing (3 cr.)
CSCI-A 285 Advanced Microcomputer Applications (3 cr.)

V.  Arts and Humanities (6 cr.)

PHIL-P 150 Elementary Logic (3 cr.)
PHIL-P 306 Business Ethics (3 cr.)

VI. Career Planning (4 cr.)

BUS-X 220 Career Perspectives (2 cr.)
BUS-X 255 Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace (1 cr.)
BUS-X 410 Business Career Planning and Placement (1 cr.)

VII.  Cultural and Historical Studies (6 cr.)

ECON-E 111  Economic History (3 cr.)

Select one from the following:

Afro-American Studies (excluding: A343,A384, A488, A495)
Anthropology (A104, P210)
Canadian Studies (C101)
Comparative Literature (C190, C253, C261, C340, C460)
English (L364, L370, L382)
Fine Arts (A383)
French (F100, F150, F200, F250)
German (G100, G150, G200, G250)
History (A314, A315, A317, A318, A382, H105, H106, H113, H114, H207, H220, H228, H232, H260)
Italian (M100, M150, M200, M250)
Latino Studies (C101, C151, C213, C290, C301, C351, C352, C446)
Philosophy (P140, P201, P393)
Spanish (S100, S150, S200, S250, S260, S284, S290)
Women's  and Gender Studies (W200, W201, W301, W401)

VIII.   General Education Electives (8 cr.)

BUS-F 260:  Personal Finance (3 cr.)

An additional 5 cr. hours in courses chosen from throughout the university but excluding the Division of General and Technical Studies courses and School of Business & Economics courses (with the exception of those listed below). Additionally, any courses considered remedial or developmental (such as those beginning with a O or X) will not be counted in this group or for any credit toward the business degree.  Only a maximum of 3 credit hours may be taken in HPER (Physical Education - 1 cr. hr.) courses and counted in this group and applied toward the business degree requirements.

Allowable B&E courses for General Education:

BUS-A 206:  Uses of Financial Accounting Data (3 cr.)
BUS-F 261:  Personal Investing (3 cr.)
BUS-M 200: Marketing and Society (3 cr.)
BUS-M 210:  Social Media Marketing (3 cr.)

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