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Curriculum

Standard Curriculum Pattern for Three-Year Business Degrees

Year 1

SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
BUSI 151 Intro to Business 3 BUSI 231 Business Law I
ACCT 201 Prin. Accounting I 3 ACCT 202 Prin. Accounting II 3
BUSI 201 Micro-economics 3 BUSI 202 Macro-economics 3
NSCI 105 Issues in Biology 4 HUMN 1xx Humanities course 3
UNIV 101 Orient. To University 1 UNIV 102 The University Experience 1
MATH 121 College Algebra 3 HIST 212 World Cultures II 3
    Additional course 1
COMM 101* Fresh. Writing I 3 COMM 102* Fresh Writing II 3
UNIV 111 Micro-processing 3 COMM 103* Oral Comm. Fund 3


* Indicates a portfolio course. Portfolios can be completed in the following courses:

  • COMM 101 can be obtained in UNIV 101, NSCI 105, HUMN 110, or SSCI 105
  • COMM 102 can be obtained in HUMN 110, NSCI 105, or SSCI 105
  • COMM 103 can be obtained in UNIV 102, HUMN 110, NSCI 105, or SSCI 105
  • UNIV 112 can be obtained in UNIV 102

Year 2

SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
MGMT 311 Prin. of Management  3 MRKT 321 Prin. of Marketing
FINA 312 Business Finance 3 MGMT 420 Org. Behavior
BUSI 316 Quantitative Methods 3 BUSI 317 Business Statistics 
ENGL XXX  Literature Course 3 PHSC XXX Phys. Sci. elective
  Major electives 6   Major electives 6

 

Year 3

SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
UNIV 459 Senior Capstone 3   Major electives 3
BUSI 407 International Business  3   MBA, 4 courses* 16
BUSI 450 Business Policy 3  
  Creativity course—nonliterature  3  
  Major electives 6  

*The four MBA course offerings can be evaluated to match the major‘s electives. Students not desiring the MBA can take electives in their majors.

Three-year total = 120 (permits the awarding of the B.S. degree) 

Transfer Student Requirements

Transfer students would need to demonstrate the completion of an equivalent of the core courses, as a minimum, to enter the MBA. Another option would be completion of an assigned “boot camp” to bring about the core courses equivalent.

Example for Accounting Major
Year 2 ACCT 301, ACCT 42, ACCT 302, ACCT322
Year 3 ACCT 412, ACCT Elective, ACCT 448

Students wishing to sit for the CPA exam would need 3 additional accounting courses. 

Example for Finance Major
Year 2 ACCT 301, FINA 361, FINA 350, FINA 405
Year 3 FINA 406, ACCT 42, FINA 313

Example for Business Administration Major
Year 2 MGMT 318, BUSI 241, BUSI 460, BUSI 232 
Year 3 MRKT 402, Any area, MRKT 401