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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business, Continuing Studies, B.S.

More information about Division of Continuing Studies :

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


Warriors to Workforce Program Coordinator: Paul Hunter (hunter@msmary.edu or 301-447-5125)

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 13 sessions yearly. Students can expect to spend about 15 hours of preparation outside of class each week.

Core Requirements

40 Credits:


29 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.


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.

* Students who have not completed Accounting I and II prior to enrolling may substitute the Mount’s course ACCT 101 Accounting Principles I (3)  , plus an additional business elective.

** Students may transfer up to two Business Electives.