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.

ACC 215 - Principles of Financial Accounting
ACC 216 - Principles of Managerial Accounting
BUS 200 - Principles of Marketing
BUS 201 - Principles of Management
BUS 300 - Principles of Finance *
BUS 315WI - Business Writing
Cognate requirements
CSC 102 - Business Computing
CSC 110 - Advanced Spreadsheets
ECO 213 - Principles of Microeconomics
ECO 214 - Principles of Macroeconomics
MAT 117QR - Applied Statistics for Management


*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
AGR 417 - Internship
Business administration/finance option
BUS 304 - Investments
BUS 404 - Advanced Corporate Finance
ECO 301 - Money and Banking
MAT 112QR - Calculus I
MAT 216 - Advanced Statistical Methods
Business administration/general option
Choose a minimum of 15 credits:
Accounting, business or economics (must be numbered 300-level or above)
Business administration/international business option
BUS 415 - International Business
BUS 418 - International Internship
ECO 333 - International Economics
Choose two courses:
PSC 230 - International Relations
PSC 235 - Comparative Politics
Course included with semester abroad (Must be pre-approved by the business department)
Business administration/management option
BUS 305 - Organizational Behavior and Theory
BUS 309 - Human Resource Management
BUS 323 - Operations Management
BUS 400 - Entrepreneurship and New Venture Initiation
ECO 302 - Labor Economics
Business administration/marketing option
BUS 325 - Marketing Communications
BUS 401 - Consumer Behavior
BUS 405 - Strategic and Managerial Marketing
Choose two courses:
ART 220 - Graphic Design I
COM 263 - Layout and Design
COM 315 - Writing and Design for the Web
Total credits required: 50-54