Dec 13, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Business, B.S.


A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for a Bachelor of Science in Business.

Core Requirements (46 to 49 credits)


One of the Following


Optional Concentrations


Students may elect to pursue concentrations in Finance, International Business and Economics, Management, and/or Marketing. Specific requirements for each concentration are listed below. Students must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 in the concentration courses.

Finance


In addition to the course listed above for the Business major, students take two finance electives and complete a credit-based internship (3 credits or higher); students will takeBUS 453 Corporate Finance II: Cases (3)   as their cases course for the Business major.

International Business and Economics


In addition to the course listed above for the Business major, students take ECON 310 International Trade, Investments and Economics (3)  , an international business and economics elective, and complete either a foreign study experience or a credit-based internship (3 credits or higher); students will take BUS 460 International Management: Cases (3)   as their cases course for the Business major.

Management


In addition to the course listed above for the Business major, students take two management electives and complete a credit-based internship (3 credits or higher); students will take BUS 454 Human Resources Management: Cases (3)   as their cases course for the Business major.

Marketing


In addition to the course listed above for the Business major, students take two marketing electives and complete a credit-based internship (3 credits or higher); students will take BUS 455 Marketing Strategy: Cases (3)   as their cases course for the Business major.

Electives


27 to 36 credits

Note


To earn a Bachelor of Science in Business, students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Students must also earn a major GPA of 2.0, and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Sample Four Year Sequence


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

FSYM 101 The First Year Symposium (3)  

World Languages I (3)

BUS 250 Introduction to Business and Decision Making (3)  

ACCT 101 Accounting Principles I (3)  

ECON 101 Foundations of Economics: Macroeconomics (3)  

15 credits

Spring Semester

WCIV 102 Origins of the West (3)  

World Languages II (3)

PHIL 103 Foundations of Philosophy (3)  

ACCT 102 Accounting Principles II (3)  

ECON 102 Foundations of Economics: Microeconomics (3)  

15 credits

 

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

WCIV 201 The Western Imagination: the Renaissance to the Great War (3)  

PHIL 203 Philosophy in the Modern Age (3)  

MATH 211 Mathematical Thinking (3)  

BUS 307 Business Management and Organization (3)  

Elective (3)

BUS 225 Technology Skills for Business (1)  

16 credits

Spring Semester

AMER 202 America in the World (3)  

THEOL 220 Belief in Today’s World (3)  

BUS 301 Business Law I (3)  

BUS 311 Information Systems (3)  

BUS 313 Principles of Marketing (3)  

15 credits

 

Junior Year

Fall Semester

THEOL 320 Encountering Christ (3)  

XXMO 300 Modernity in Lit./Art/Music/Theater (3)

GNSCI XXX Lab Science (4) (either semester)

BUS 320 Statistics (3)  

Elective (3)

16 credits 

Spring Semester

THEOL/PHIL 300 Ethics & The Human Good (3)

XXGE 3XX Global Encounters (3)

BUS 344 Operations and Supply Chain Management (3)  

BUS 360 Corporate Finance I (3)  

ECON 360 Global Business and Economics (3)  

15 credits

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester

BUS 400 Business in Society: Leadership, Ethics and Social Responsibility (3)  (fall or spring)~

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

Spring Semester

BUS 404 Business Policy (3)  (fall or spring)~

BUS XXX Cases Course (3) *

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits

Students may elect to pursue concentrations in Finance, International Business and Economics, Management, and/or Marketing. 

~ It is recommended that students take BUS 400 Business in Society: Leadership, Ethics and Social Responsibility (3)   and BUS 404 Business Policy (3)   in alternate semesters (in either order); BUS 400 and BUS 404 must be taken in the senior year.

* Case courses are: BUS 454 Human Resources Management: Cases (3) ,BUS 453 Corporate Finance II: Cases (3) ,BUS 455 Marketing Strategy: Cases (3) , or BUS 460 International Management: Cases (3)  

**Note: All Required Business courses are offered in both fall and spring semesters.