School of Business

Programs of Study

The School offers four majors:

Seven Minors:
For both College and Non-School of Business students there is a choice of seven minors to pair with their field of study.

*School of Business students may pursue minors outside the college.
*A maximum of 30 credit hours in courses offered by the School of Business may be taken by non-business students.

General Course Requirements for School of Business Majors

Professional Core
Arts and Sciences Core
Additional Requirements

Professional Core

  • ACCT 211 Financial Accounting (3 credits)
  • ACCT 212 Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
  • BUSI 105 Business Perspectives (1 credit)
  • BUSI 457 International Business (3 credits)
    • or FIN 458 International Financial Management
    • or ECON 412 International Economics
    • or MKTG 489 International Marketing
  • BUSI 499 Policy Formulation and Administration (3 credits)
  • ECON 300-400 one upper-level course in Economics (3 credits)*
  • FIN 348 Managerial Finance (3 credits)
  • LAW 241 The Legal Environment of Business (3 credits)
  • MGMT 328 Management and Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
  • MGMT 484 Operations Management (3 credits)
  • MIS 190 Introduction to Management Information Systems (3 credits)
  • MKTG 221 Marketing Principles and Management (3 credits)

*Enrollment in business and economics courses numbered 300 or above requires junior standing (60 semester credit hours).

Arts and Sciences Core

Quantitative Methods

  • BUSI 113 Business Statistics (3 credits)
  • BUSI 261 Operations Research (3 credits)
  • MATH 107 Calculus Concepts for the Social Sciences (4 credits)
  • MIS 101 Computer Applications for Business (3 credits)


  • ENGL 101 Writing I (4 credits)
  • ENGL 102 Writing II** (4 credits)


  • ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics*** (4 credits)
  • ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credits)

Social Sciences - A minimum of 3 credit hours chosen from among Anthropology, ENVS 102 (Environmental Studies), Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology (SOCI 230 and POLS 230, PSYC 220 may be taken, but do not fulfill this requirement).

Natural Sciences - A minimum of 3 credit hours chosen from among Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, ENVS 101 (Environmental Studies), Geology, Physics, or Science.

Creative Disciplines - A minimum of 3 credit hours chosen from among Art, Communications Studies, Creative or Imaginative Writing, Dance, Design, Film, Music, or Theatre.

Humanities - A minimum of 3 credit hours chosen from among Foreign Languages, History, Literature, Philosophy (including Logic), or Religion.

**Writing requirements are specified in the Catalog under General Education Requirements for Liberal Arts and Sciences, Basic Competencies, Written Communication.

***Principles of Economics (ECON 201 and ECON 202) may be counted as either a business course or as an arts and sciences course at the discretion of the student. All upper division economics courses are counted as business courses.

Additional Requirements:

  • Students are required to complete a Field Experience option selected from the following:
    • Approved Internship (BUSI 485)
    • Advanced courses with Active Learning Component
  • Satisfy the University’s Physical Education requirement.
  • Satisfy the University’s Global Perspective requirement (via International Courses in Business Core)
  • Maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average overall and 2.0 combined GPA in business and advanced economics courses.
  • Complete a minimum of 30 credit hours in upper-division business courses