Business major

The BS degree is awarded to students who complete major requirements as listed below.  All university degrees require an overall 180 credits minimum, with 60 upper-division credit hours.


Prerequisite Courses for the Business Degree

MTH 111* or 110 College Algebra or Applied College Mathematics (See General Education)
EC 201 Introduction to Microeconomics (See General Education)
EC 202 Introduction to Macroeconomics (See General Education)

Additional information regarding these requirements can be obtained from the division. Limited courses taken at other institutions may be transferred to the program based on the course level and grade obtained.

Business Major


BA 131 Intro to Business Computing 3
BA 211 Financial Accounting 4
BA 213 Managerial Accounting 4
BA 230 Intro to Business Law 3
BA 240 or MTH 241 Quantitative Business Methods 4
BA 243 Business Statistics (or Mth 243) 4
BA 310 Principles of Marketing 3
BA 315 Financial Management 3
EC 318 Money and Banking 4
BA 325 Portfolio Management 3
BA 361 Organizational Behavior 3
BA 362 Business Ethics 3
BA 367 Regression Analysis 3
BA 368 Intro to Operations Research 3
BA 411 Marketing Strategy 3
BA 490 Operations Management 3
BA 491 Strategic Management 3
Upper-division credits in Concentration or Electives 24
Total Credit Hours in Major 80

Sample of Degree Plan

Proposed Schedule for Students Entering the Business Program

Four-Year Plan



Division of Business and Economics

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