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B.A. in Business
The B.A. in Business degree offering is being suspended beginning Fall 2014 and is therefore not offered to students who enter the College as of August 1, 2014. The B.A. in Business program is still available to students who entered the college prior to August 1, 2014.

ACSBPThe B.A. in Business program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The ACBSP accreditation standards are modeled on the Baldridge National Quality Program, which focuses on a student-centered learning approach in the classroom.


Degree Requirements  Sample Program
Course Descriptions Course Schedule

Degree Requirements
The B.A. in Business requires 120 course credits, including: 
College Core Requirements   43 credits* 
Business Major 42 credits
    ACCT 205 Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
    BUSN 105 Principles of Management (3 credits)
    BUSN 106 Principles of Marketing  (3 credits)
    BUSN 300 Quantitative Methods (3 credits)
    BUSN 301 Business Law I  (3 credits)
    BUSN 303 Fundamentals of Information Systems I (3 credits)
    BUSN 309 International Business (3 credits)
    BUSN 316 Operations: Methods and Systems (3 credits)
    BUSN 317 Principles of Finance (3 credits)
    BUSN 318 Human Resource Strategy (3 credits)
    BUSN 400 Business Strategy (3 credits)
    ECON 120 Microeconomics (3 credits)
    ECON 130 Macroeconomics (3 credits)
    MATH 120 Computational Math (3 credits)
Open Electives 41 credits
TOTAL 120 credits
*Six core credits in the Social Sciences may be satisfied with Major requirements.

Sample Program
B.A. in Business (120 credits)
Year 1
FYE 101 The First-Year Experience  1 credit 
ENGL 110 Writing in Context I (fall) 3 credits
ENGL 120 Writing in Context II (spring) 3 credits
Freshman Seminar 3 credits
Modern Language and Literature Core 6 credits
MATH 102 Mathematical Modeling 3 credits
BUSN 105 Principles of Management 3 credits
BUSN 106 Principles of Marketing 3 credits
Open Elective 6 credits
TOTAL 31 credits

Year 2
ECON 120 Microeconomic Principles (Social Science Core) 3 credits
ECON 130 Macroeconomic Principles 3 credits
Core Courses 12 credits
MATH 120 Computational Mathematics  3 credits
ACCT 205 Principles of Accounting I 3 credits
Open Elective 6 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 3
Core Courses 9 credits
BUSN 300 Quantitative Methods 3 credits
BUSN 301 Business Law I 3 credits
BUSN 317 Principles of Finance 3 credits
Open Elective 12 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 4
BUSN 303 Fundamentals of Information Systems I 3 credits
BUSN 305 Operations: Methods and Systems 3 credits
BUSN 309 International Business 3 credits
BUSN 318 Human Resource Strategy 3 credits
Open Elective 14 credits
TOTAL 29 credits

Total Credits for Graduation: 120

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