General Business Courses
The following general business courses are offered to all students in the School of Business Administration.
School of Business majors are required to complete the University core curriculum (I-V), and the School of Business Administration core, which consists of 53 credits (VI-XXI). Additionally, upper division requirements from the specific business major must be completed. General electives complete the 128 semester credit hour degree requirements. University and business school core courses at the 100- and 200-level should be completed by the end of the sophomore year.
I. Thought & Expression (7 credits): ENGL 101, SPCO 101, and PHIL 101 (preferably taken in the same semester)
II. Philosophy (9 credits): PHIL 201, PHIL 301, and PHIL 400- level elective
III. Religious Studies (9 credits): RELI 100, RELI 200, and RELI 300 levels: one course from each level
IV. Mathematics (3-4 credits): MATH 114, MATH 148, or MATH 157
V. English Literature (3 credits): ENGL 102, ENGL 103H, ENGL 105, or ENGL 106
VI. Business Computing (2 credits): BUSN 111
VII. Fine Arts (3 credits): any VART, MUSC, or THEA
VIII. History (3 credits): HIST 101, HIST 102 or HIST 112
IX. Science (3 credits): any BIOL, CHEM, or PHYS
X. Social Sciences (3 credits): any CRIM, HIST, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI
XI. Accounting (6 credits): ACCT 260 and ACCT 261
XII. Economics (6 credits): ECON 201 and ECON 202
XIII. Statistics (3 credits): BUSN 230 or MATH 121 or MATH 321
XIV. Information Systems (3 credits): BMIS 235
XV. Business Law (3 credits): BUSN 283
XVI. Finance (3 credits): BFIN 320
XVII. Management (3 credits): MGMT 350
XVIII. Marketing (3 credits): MKTG 310
XIX. Operations Management (3 credits): OPER 340
XX. Business Ethics (3 credits) BUSN 480 and BUSN 485
XXI. Strategy (3 credits) BUSN 481Students admitted with more than 45 semester credits may receive a waiver of one of the following School of Business core requirements: HIST 101, HIST 102, or HIST 112; or social science elective; or science elective; or fine arts elective.