General Education Requirements
All Business majors must meet the university general education requirements. As part of meeting the university's general education requirements, all Business majors must complete the prerequisite courses below :
All Business majors must meet College of Business G.P.A., good standing and credit requirements as outlined in the Bulletin.
Lower Division Business Core Requirements
Upper Division Requirements
Upper Division Non-Business or Business Requirement
Two global awareness courses selected from an approved list maintained in the Office of Undergraduate Academic Advising in the College of Business Administration; also available on our web site.
Upper Division Business Requirements
Emphasis Area Requirements
Upon completion of the program, graduates should be able to:
- Articulate and apply foundational knowledge associated with core business disciplines (accounting, finance, supply chain management, marketing, information technology, and management). (Functional Business Knowledge)
- (a) Identify business problems and opportunities, (b) analyze relevant strategic, tactical, and operational options through qualitative and quantitative methods in order to (c) make recommendations and provide the rationale behind decisions. (Decision Making Skills)
- Identify and evaluate global business factors, including the opportunities, constraints and risks of operating across various country environments. (Global Orientation)
- Identify legal/ethical issues, assess impact, and decide on a socially responsible course of action. (Ethical Orientation)
- Students will be able to effectively communicate business issues, analyses and recommendations in written and oral presentations to stakeholders. (Business Communication Skills)
- Develop technological and quantitative skills, including those associated with statistics, data visualization and analysis, project management, social media, and those commensurate with their business specialization. (Technological Skills)
- Demonstrate interpersonal skills to collaborate within diverse teams, effectively engage with stakeholders in a professional manner, and develop leadership skills. (Interpersonal Skills)
- Utilize innovation and creativity tools and techniques to solve business and social problems.
- Describe how venture capital and private equity processes operate, and explain other sources of financing for entrepreneurial ventures.
- Demonstrate an entrepreneurial mindset by creating and launching a real-world business or social venture.
- Demonstrate expertise in applying methods and processes that support effective scaling of entrepreneurial ventures, including operational and strategic planning, project management techniques, and protecting technology.
Sample Four Year Plan
PLEASE NOTE: This plan is an example of what a four year plan could look like for a typical student. Placement exam scores in math as well as the completion of coursework may change the plan. It should not be used in the place of regular academic advising appointments. All students are encouraged to meet with their advisor each semester. All requirements are subject to change.