Business and economics programs

Business Administration Major

Majors in business administration are built upon a strong liberal arts basis and are recommended for those students who are interested in careers in a wide variety of occupations or for students who plan to attend graduate school in business. As a department, we recommend experience in the field through credited internships.

Requirements
ACC 215 - Principles of Financial Accounting
ACC 216 - Principles of Managerial Accounting
BUS 200 - Principles of Marketing
BUS 218 - Business Ethics
BUS 250 - Management and Organizational Behavior
BUS 300 - Principles of Finance *
BUS 403 - Business Strategy
Cognate requirements
ECO 213 - Principles of Microeconomics
ECO 214 - Principles of Macroeconomics
MAT 117 - Applied Statistics for Management
Choose one option: 3-4
Option 1:
CSC 102 - Business Computing
CSC 110 - Advanced Spreadsheets
Option 2: 4
CSC 171 - Computer Science I
Choose one course: 3-4
MAT 111 - Calculus for Management, Life and Social Sciences
MAT 112 - Calculus I

Note:

*BUS300 is waived for students who have taken ACC315 and 316

Business administration options
Choose and complete the requirements of one or two of the following options, with no more than 8 credits of the same course work between options (a maximum of two options will be listed on the student’s transcript):
Business administration/agri-business option
AGR 201 - Animal Science
AGR 212 - Crop Production
AGR 301 - Agricultural Marketing
AGR 302 - Agri-business Management
Business administration/finance option
BUS 304 - Investments
BUS 404 - Advanced Corporate Finance
ECO 301 - Money and Banking
Business administration/general option
Choose 11 credits:
Accounting, business or economics (must be numbered 300-level or above)
Business administration/human resource option
BUS 309 - Human Resource Management
BUS 321 - Business Law
ECO 302 - Labor Economics
PSY 230 - Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Business administration/management option
BUS 323 - Operations Management
BUS 400 - Entrepreneurship and New Venture Initiation
ECO 333 - International Economics
Business administration/marketing option
BUS 325 - Marketing Communications
BUS 401 - Consumer Behavior
BUS 405 - Strategic and Managerial Marketing
Total credits required: 47-51