BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION CONCENTRATIONS


BUSINESS CORE CURRICULUM COURSES

The core curriculum for concentrations within the business administration program of study is as follows:
Course Title
Total: 39 Hours
CISC-200 Management Information Systems and Systems Analysis
MATH-140 Elementary Statistics
BUSN-201 Principles of Economics I
BUSN-202 Principles of Economics II
BUSN-210 Principles of Management
BUSN-211 Accounting Principles I
BUSN-212 Accounting Principles II
BUSN-305 Principles of Marketing
BUSN-322 Principles of Finance
BUSN-325 Professional Communication
BUSN-403 Business Law and Ethics
BUSN-446 International Business
BUSN-449 Policy, Ethics, and Strategy
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BUSN-499 Honors: Policy, Ethics, and Strategy


 

MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION

This concentration emphasizes a generalist approach to studying the dynamic environment of business.
Course Title
Total: 21 Hours plus core curriculum
BUSN-312 Organizational Behavior
BUSN-326 Operations Management and Logistics
BUSN-334 Human Resource Management
BUSN-352 Business Service-Learning Practicum
CISC-325 Information Assurance
BUSN-336 Leadership Studies
BUSN-439 Organizational Theory and Development


 

ACCOUNTING CONCENTRATION

This concentration provides an accounting perspective for studying management.
Course Title
Total: 21 Hours plus core curriculum
Required core courses:
BUSN-211 Accounting Principles I
BUSN-212 Accounting Principles II
Additional courses beyond the core business curriculum:
BUSN-352 Business Service-Learning Practicum
BUSN-317 Intermediate Accounting I
BUSN-323 Auditing
BUSN-351 Cost Accounting
BUSN-441 Income Tax I: Personal
Any two of the following:
BUSN-318 Intermediate Accounting II
BUSN-335 Nonprofit Accounting
BUSN-442 Income Tax II: Business
CISC-325 Information Assurance

Students in accounting are strongly encouraged to elect BUSN 451, Internship in Business, to strengthen their major.


 

ECONOMICS CONCENTRATION

This concentration provides an economic perspective for studying management.
Course Title
Total: 21 Hours plus core curriculum
BUSN-301 Macroeconomic Theory and Application
BUSN-302 Microeconomic Theory and Application
BUSN-332 Consumption Economics
BUSN-346 International Economic Development
BUSN-352 Business Service-Learning Practicum
BUSN-445 International Economics
BUSN-456 Money and Banking

Students in economics are strongly encouraged to elect BUSN-451, Internship in Business, to strengthen the major.


 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONCENTRATION

This concentration provides an entrepreneurial perspective for studying management.
Course Title
Total: 21 Hours plus core curriculum
BUSN-312 Organizational Behavior
BUSN-334 Human Resource Management
BUSN-344 Entrepreneurship/New Venture Creation
BUSN-352 Business Service-Learning Practicum
BUSN-443 Small Business / Entrepreneurial Operations
BUSN-447 Business Plan Development
CISC-325 Information Assurance

Students in entrepreneurship are strongly encouraged to elect BUSN-451, Internship in Business, to strengthen their major.

 


 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATION

The Information Technology (IT) concentration curriculum strives to prepare students with a fundamental knowledge and skill set required for tomorrow’s IT specialist.

Our courses explore the key areas related to IT, including Business Systems, Database Management, Networks and Telecommunications, Business Programming and Operating Systems and Web Management.

Course Title
Total: 24 Hours plus core curriculum
BUSN-352 Business Service-Learning Practicum
CISC-105 Introduction to Problem Solving and Algorithm Development
CISC-215 Database Management
CISC-310 Network Fundamentals and Programming
CISC-325 Information Assurance
CISC-330 Software Engineering
CISC-332 Electronic Commerce
CISC-375 Web Design

Students in information technology are strongly encouraged to elect BUSN/CISC 451, Internship to strengthen their major.
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MARKETING CONCENTRATION

The Marketing concentration curriculum strives to prepare students with a fundamental knowledge and skill set required for marketing careers.
Course Title
Total: 21 Hours plus core curriculum
ENGL-218 Media Writing
CISC-332 Electronic Commerce
MGMT-441 Consumer Behaviour
MGMT-442 Social Media Risk and Regulation
MGMT-444 Social Media and Mobile Marketing
MGMT-445 Integrated Marketing Communication
BUSN-352 Service Learning Practicum

Students in marketing are strongly encouraged to elect BUSN451, Internship in Business, to strengthen their major.