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Business (B.S.)

Checksheets for the business program are listed with each concentration.

All business students, regardless of major, complete the business core. The business core provides an understanding of the functional areas of business such as accounting, economics, management, marketing and finance, and imparts a set of skills that are critical to professional success, such as communication, technology, quantitative/analytical analysis, professionalism, global perspectives and business ethics.

Required Courses

The required core courses within the business curriculum (33 credits) are as follows:

ACCT-101  Financial Accounting 
ACCT-102 Managerial Accounting 
BLAW-301 Business Law I 
ECON-205 Macroeconomics 
ECON-206 Microeconomics 
FINC-301 Financial Management 
MGMT-104 Management Foundations 
MGMT-401 Operations Management (Fashion Merchandising and Management majors substitute FASHMGT-451, Operations and Supply Chain Management)
MGMT-490 Business Policy and Strategy (Business Majors) 
MGMT-491 Textile, Retail and Apparel Business Policy and Strategy (FMM majors)
MKTG-104 Marketing Foundations 
STAT-201 Statistics I 
STAT-202 Statistics II 

Minors for Business Majors

Business majors may choose to minor in any of the business areas, with some concentrations requiring a minor in another field of business. Business majors not required to minor in a functional business area may choose to minor in areas outside of business. More information about non-business minors available can be found in the “Minors and Concentrations” section of the Academic Catalog.

Non-Business Minor for Business Majors

Business majors not required to minor in a functional business area may choose to minor in areas outside of business. More information about non-business minors available can be found in the “Minors and Concentrations” section of the Academic Catalog. 

Business Minor for Non-Business Majors

Many non-business students are interested in better understanding the business world and developing the knowledge and skills that employers seek in a new graduate. The business minor for non-business students provides a foundation in a broad range of business subjects. Since all of the courses in the minor are required foundation courses for the M.B.A. program, students completing the minor may be able to waive some pre-M.B.A. coursework. This information is also in the “Minors and Concentrations” section of the Academic Catalog.

The business minor is a total of 12 credit hours of study in business selected from the following courses:

Required (9 credit hours): 

ACCT-101 Financial Accounting 
MGMT-104 Management Foundations & MKTG-104 Marketing Foundations 
FINC-301 Financial Management

And choose one of the following:

ECON-205 Macroeconomics 
ECON-206 Microeconomics 
BLAW-301 Business Law I