2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin

Business Administration Program

The program in general business prepares students for a career in which both a broad background and general knowledge in the field of business are required. This four-year program enables students to acquire a solid background in management with complementary study in accounting, marketing, finance, statistics, business law and entrepreneurship. Through this major, students are prepared to start their own businesses. They also are qualified to enter various areas of business or industry, or to pursue careers with local, state or federal governments. Students in general business are also positioned to enter specialized graduate programs, including law. Students majoring in general business are advised by the faculty in the Department of Management and the Daniels College of Business advising team located in Margery Reed Hall.

Business Administration

Through the business administration minor is open to non-business majors only. Students complete course work in business law, accounting, finance, management and marketing.

Requirements for the Minor

24 credits, including:

BUS 1000Gateway to Business4
LGST 2000Foundations of Business Law4
ACTG 2010Survey of Accounting4
MKTG 2800Introduction to Marketing4
FIN 2010Survey in Finance4
MGMT 3010Developing a Business Plan4
Total Credits24

Courses

BUS 1000 Gateway to Business (4 Credits)

Practical glimpse into the global and competitive nature of business. From product ideation to product development, this course introduces students to business's role in society in promoting sustainability as the only successful business model for delivering value to customers and stakeholders of all kinds. Key business activities such as marketing, finance and accounting, working in team, and product/service innovation and creativity are introduced. No prerequisites.

BUS 1999 Daniels College of Business Checkpoint 1 Assessment (0 Credits)

Daniels College of Business graduation requirements include separate assessment exams to show mastery and retention of course content within the business core. The assessment should be taken immediately after completing all of the business core courses associated with Daniels Checkpoint 1. Students must pass both assessment exams before registering for MGMT 2850.

BUS 2999 Daniels College of Business Checkpoint 2 Assessment (0 Credits)

Daniels College of Business graduation requirements include separate assessment exams to show mastery and retention of course content within the business core. This assessment should be taken immediately after completing all of the business core courses associated with Daniels Checkpoint 2. Students must pass both assessment exams before registering for MGMT 2850.

BUS 3500 Business Communications I (1 Credit)

The course focuses on providing students appropriate business communication and presentation skills related to interviewing, networking and business presentations. Prerequisite: degree checkpoint 2.

BUS 3700 Topics in Business (1-10 Credits)

BUS 3980 Internship (0-4 Credits)

Initial for-credit internship experience for students pursuing a business major, creating the opportunity to acquire meaningful work experience in a supervised, practical setting. Prerequisite: BUS 1000.

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