Jun 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Business, Continuing Studies, B.S.

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More information about Division of Continuing Studies :

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


The Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business emphasizes the development of personal, professional and organizational qualities and skills required to meet the challenges of today’s and tomorrow’s complex global business world with its focus on ideas, communication, critical analysis, problem solving and decision making. The business degree program also provides students with the abilities required to pursue graduate studies.

The business curriculum affords students opportunities to broaden their understanding of the environment of modern business and of the principles and processes for effective management of organizations; required courses span the areas of management, marketing, business law, information management, analytical techniques of decision making, and financial management.

The business program offers 17 sessions yearly. Students can expect to spend about 15 hours of preparation outside of class each week.

Core Requirements

40 Credits:

Capstone Courses:


31 credits


To earn a Bachelor of Science in Business, Continuing Studies, 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.

-BUS 320 Statistics (3)  can also be counted as the MATH Core requirement, in which case 3 more elective credits would be needed.


The Information Systems requirement may be fulfilled at Frederick Campus or through CLEP, DSST or portfolio evaluation. Students should speak with an advisor about the best option.

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