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Business Management (BS)

Hours - 59 Credit Hours
Effective Sep. 2020
Last Revision 6/16/2020

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Program Requirements


Business Prerequisites — 22 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
ACCT 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting F, W, S 3.0
ACCT 203 Introduction to Managerial Accounting F, W, S 3.0
BUSM 180 Introduction to Business F, W, S 3.0
BUSM 230 Business Spreadsheets and Modeling F, W, S 1.0
ECON 200* Principles of Microeconomics
(B- or better needed for Economics Concentration)
F, W, S 3.0
ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics F, W, S 3.0
MATH 107 Quantitative Reasoning F, W, S 3.0
MATH 121 Principles of Statistics F, W, S 3.0


Business Foundations — 22 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
BUSM 301* Business Finance
(B- or better needed for Finance Concentration)
F, W, S 3.0
BUSM 304* Principles of Marketing Management
(B- or better needed for Marketing Concentration)
F, W, S 3.0
BUSM 310* Leadership and Management
(B- or better needed for Human Resource and Organizational Behavior Concentration)
F, W ,S 3.0
BUSM 320 Business Communication F, W, S 3.0
BUSM 325 Career Management F, W, S 1.0
BUSM 342 Business Law and Ethics F, W, S 3.0
BUSM 361* Business Analytics and Operations
(B- or better needed for Supply Chain, Operations and Analytics Concentration)
F, W, S 3.0
CIS 200 or Fundamentals of Information Systems and Technology or F, W, S 3.0
IS 430 Foundations in IT Services, Enterprise Systems, and ERP Skills F, W 3.0


Advanced Capstone Course — 3 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
BUSM 499 Strategic Management F, W, S 3.0


    Economics Concentration

    Required Courses — 9 Credits

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
    ECON 350 Economic Development W 3.0
    ECON 353 Money, Banking, and Business F 3.0
    ECON 360 International Economics F 3.0

    Economics Concentration Elective Course — 3 Credits

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
    ECON 390R Special Topics in Economics Variable 1.0 - 3.0
    POSC 300 Political Inquiry and Writing F, W 3.0
    POSC 362 International and Political Economy W 3.0
    POSC 366 Politics and Economics of the Developing World F 3.0

    (*) B- or better is required for the Business Prerequisite course ECON 200.


    Finance Concentration

    Required Courses — 3 Credits

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
    FIN 360 Corporate Financial Statement Analysis F, W 3.0

    Finance Concentration Elective Courses — 9 Credits

    Select three courses

    Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
    ECON 353 Money, Banking & Business F 3.0
    FIN 365 Real Estate Finance W 3.0
    FIN 370 Risk Management F 3.0
    FIN 410 Investments W 3.0
    FIN 432 International Finance W 3.0

    (*) B- or better is required for the Business Foundation course BUSM 301.


    Human Resource and Organizational Behavior Concentration

    Required Course — 3 Credits

    Courses Number Title Semester Offered Credit Hours
    BUSM 327 Human Resource Management F, W 3.0

    Human Resource and Organizational Behavior Concentration Elective Courses — 9 Credits


    Course Number Title Semester Offered Credit Hours
    BUSM 337 Employee Relations W 3.0
    BUSM 347 Managing Diversity F 3.0
    BUSM 427 International Human Resource Management S 3.0
    BUSM 457 Talent Management and Training F 3.0
    BUSM 467 Organizational Behavior and Change W 3.0
    BUSM 390R Special Topics in Business Management Variable 1.0 - 3.0
    COMM 353 Organizational Communication F 3.0
    PSYC 321 Organizational Behavior F, W 3.0

    (*) B-or better is required for the Business Foundation course BUSM 310


    Marketing Concentration

    Required Courses — 9 Credits

    Course Number Title Semester Offered Credit Hours
    BUSM 421 Integrated Marketing Communications W, S 3.0
    BUSM 422 Marketing Research F, W 3.0
    BUSM 429 Strategic Marketing Management F, W 3.0

    Marketing Concentration Elective Courses — 3 Credits


    Course Number Title Semester Offered Credit Hours
    BUSM 390R Special Topics in Business Management Variable 1.0 - 3.0
    BUSM 410 Advanced Analytics and Big Data F 3.0
    ENTR 285 Introduction to Digital Marketing F, W, S 3.0
    ENTR 373 Creative Video Marketing F, W, S 3.0
    ENTR 485 Advanced Digital Marketing F, W, S 3.0

    (*) B-or better is required for the Business Foundation course BUSM 304.


    Supply Chain, Operations, and Analytics Concentration

    Required Courses — 6 Credits

    Course Number Title Semester Offered Credit Hours
    BUSM 371 Supply Chain Management F, W 3.0
    BUSM 391 Project Management F, W 3.0

    Supply Chain, Operations, and Analytics Concentration Elective Courses — 6 Credits

    Course Number Title Semester Offered Credit Hours
    BUSM 381 Global Logistics Management W 3.0
    BUSM 410 Advanced Analytics and Big Data F 3.0
    BUSM 461 Lean Six Sigma (Process Improvement) W 3.0
    BUSM 390R Special Topics in Business Management Variable 1.0 - 3.0

    (*) B-or better is required for the Business Foundation course BUSM 361.


    1. No more than one “D” grade may be applied towards the major.
    2. All Business prerequisites must be C-or better.
    3. Only one retake is allowed across all the “Business Prerequisites.” No more than two retakes are allowed across all major coursework

    Program Outcomes

    Upon completing a major in Business Management, students will:

    • Demonstrate a knowledge of fundamental areas of business.
    • Have a knowledge of international business basics.
    • Have a knowledge of intercultural understanding fundamentals.
    • Be able to prepare entrepreneurial/intrapreneurial business plan.
    • Be able to solve problems.
    • Work effectively in teams.
    • Communicate effectively.
    • Demonstrate the ability to lead.
    • Demonstrate commitment to service-mindedness.
    • Demonstrate commitment to ethical behavior.