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Sample Curriculum - Business Administration
Economics Specialization

Year One - Fall Semester
Hours
CMIS 108 or CS 108 - Computer Concepts (BICS)*
ECON 112 - Microeconomics*
ENG 101 - English Composition I*
MATH 120 - College Algebra*^ (BPS)
SPC 101 - Public Speaking*
3
3
3
3
3

Total

15
Year One - Spring Semester
ECON 111 - Macroeconomics* (BSS)
ENG 102 - English Composition II*
MS 250 - Mathematical Methods*^
RA 101, Phil 207 or 213
Life Science (BLS)
3
3
3
3
4
Total
16
Year Two - Fall Semester
ACCT 200 - Fundamentals of Financial Accounting*
Humanities (BHUM)
Elective
QR 101, Math 125 or Higher (QR)
U.S. Cultures Course (EUSC)
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Two - Spring Semester
MS 251 - Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions*
Elective
Fine & Performing Arts (BFPA)
Life (LS), Physical (PS) or Social Science (SS)
Health Experience (EH)
4
3
3
3
3
Total
16
Year Three - Fall Semester
ACCT 210 - Managerial Accounting*
MGMT 330 - Understanding the Bus Environment
MKTG 300 - Principles of Marketing
Life, Physical or Social Science with a lab (EL)
GBA 301 - Business Transitions I
ECON 301 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
3
3
3
3
1
3

Total

16
Year Three - Spring Semester
CMIS 342 - Info Systems for Business
FIN 320 - Financial Management
MGMT 331 - Managing Group Projects
ECON 302 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
Elective
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Four - Fall Semester
IS 401 - Business & Society
PROD 315 - Operations Management
Economics Elective
Economics Elective
Elective

3
3
3
3
3

Total

18
Year Four - Spring Semester
MGMT 441 - Strategic Management*
Research Requirement*
Business Elective (300-400 level)
Economics Elective
Elective
GBA 402 Business Transitions II
3
3
3
3
3
1

Total

16

* C or higher required.

^ Students may substitute MATH 150 (with a grade of C or better) for MATH 120 and MS 250.

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