The curriculum is designed to prepare an individual for a variety of entry-level positions in business, to provide a strong foundation for graduate study in business or one of the business disciplines, to serve as a pre-law major that facilitates the 3 + 3 program with the law school, to accommodate some transfer students who have difficulty completing a full major in a business discipline because of self-imposed constraints, and to provide a strong second major for Economics majors and non-business majors.
While the other majors in the College of Business and Public Administration provide advanced, in-depth study of at least 18 hours in a single discipline, the business studies major provides some advanced study in at least four different business disciplines. Because there are no required courses in the major, it provides students with the opportunity to create a major that best fits their capabilities and interests.
In addition to the required curriculum that must be taken by all students in the College of Business and Public Administration, the business studies major requires a total of 24 hours and the following requirements:
One of the most important mission objectives of the College’s undergraduate business curriculum is to prepare students for entry into careers in business and to enhance their prospects for employment. Thus, the College offers the opportunity for students earning a degree other than a business degree to receive a minor in Business Studies. The minor in Business Studies introduces students to most fields of business and provides them with additional flexibility in meeting their employment and career goals.
|ACCT 041 - Introduction to Financial Accounting||3|
|ECON 002 - Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|ECON 010 - Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|FIN 095 - Managing Individual Finances||3|
|IS 044 - IT Applications for Business||3|
|MGMT 110 - Organizational Behavior||3|
|MKTG 101 - Marketing Principles||3|
|One additional elective course offered by the College of Business and Public Administration|
A GPA of 2.00 or above must be achieved in the courses in the minor to complete the minor.