At a Glance

(BS) Bachelor of Science
121 Total Credits
General Education Credits 39
Art & Science Credits 15
Program Credits 41
Elective Credits 26

The Bachelor of Science degree in Business will prepare students with a broad-based education in management grounded in the social sciences. The degree will provide students with the environment for intellectual growth while developing their management styles.

This program is fully accredited through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education. Visit to learn more about our accreditation status and to review the Annual Report to IACBE.

All students who pursue a BS degree in Business or Finance or a BPS degree in Management and all specializations must take a competency exam usually administered in the fall semester of their senior year.

  • Develop and improve technological skills;
  • Prepare students for entry-level management positions;
  • Provide a well-balanced education blending social sciences and business; and
  • Prepare students for graduate studies.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Business allows students an opportunity to explore management philosophy interacting with the social sciences. The degree is designed to provide a general competency in a number of management related fields.


   Course (Credits)
   See Degree Requirements: General Education requirements (33)
   Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Information Literacy:
      BU 473/475 Business Research Methods/Marketing Research (3)
   Senior Capstone: BU 495 Senior Capstone (3)
Total General Education Credits - 39
    Course (Credits)
   HG 131 Macroeconomics (3)
   HG 132 Microeconomics (3)
   SM 261 Statistics (3)
   SM 265 Calculus I (3)
   SB 201 Multicultural Contributions (3)
Total Arts & Sciences Program Credits - 15

   Course (Credits)
   AC 201 Financial Accounting (3)
   AC 202 Managerial Accounting (3)
   BU 105 Global Business (3)
   BU 110 Principles of Management (3)
   BU 230 Business Communication (3)
   BU 233 Human Resources Management (3)
   BU 240 Principles of Marketing (3)
   BU 301 SPSS (1)
   BU 321 Data Analytics for Business Decision Making (3)
   BU 331 Organizational Behavior (3)
   BU 363 Business Law (3)
   BU 381 Internship Preparation (1)
   BU 481 Internship (3)
   AC/BU Electives (6)
Total Career Program Credits - 41

Arts and Sciences Electives
   Course (Credits)
   100-400 level (3)
   300/400 level (12)
Total Arts & Sciences Elective Credits - 15

Open Electives
   Course (Credits)
   100-400 level (2)
   300/400 level (9)
Total Open Elective Credits - 11