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Sample Curriculum - Business Economics and Finance

Year One - Fall Semester
Hours
ECON 112 - Microeconomics*
CMIS 108 or CS 108 - Computer Concepts (BICS)*
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
U.S. Cultures Course (EUSC)
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Two - Spring Semester
ECON 301 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
ECON 302 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
ACCT 210 - Managerial Accounting*
QR 101, MATH 125 or Higher
Fine & Performing Arts (BFPA)
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Admission to the School of Business is required to enroll in any 300- or 400-level business courses.
Year Three - Fall Semester
FIN 320 - Financial Management & Decision Making*
Health Experience Requirement (EH)
MGMT 330- Understanding the Bus Environ
Life (LS), Physical (PS) or Social Science (SS) (EL)
GBA 301 - Business Transitions I
Electives
3
3
3
3
1
3

Total

16
Year Three - Spring Semester
ECON Elective
FIN 420 - Problems in Corporate Finance
MGMT 331- Managing Group Projects
MKTG 300 - Principles of Marketing
PROD 315 - Prod & Operations Management
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Four - Fall Semester
ECON 461 - Intl. Trade Theory/Policy or FIN 450 - Intl. Finance
ECON/FIN 415 - Econometrics#
or ECON/FIN 417 - Business Forecasting#
FIN 460 - Corp Financial Analysis & Strategy
ECON Elective
CMIS 342 - Information Systems for Business

3
3

3
3
3

Total

15
Year Four - Spring Semester
FIN 430 - Portfolio Analysis#
FIN Elective
IS 401 - Business & Society (EGC)
MGMT 441 - Strategic Management*
Elective
GBA 402 - Business Transitions II
3
3
3
3
4
1

Total

17

* 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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