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Business Core Requirements


The program is divided into two sections. All students declaring a major in business must complete all freshman/sophomore-level courses with a grade-point average of 2.25 or higher for these classes before they can be formally admitted to the Graham School of Management. Registration in junior/senior-level courses is dependent on admission to the Graham School of Management.

Freshman/Sophomore Level Classes

  • ACCT 210: Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 211: Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 220 Business Law (Accounting students) OR MGMT 223: Legal Environment of Business (Other students)
  • BANA 130: Essential Business Computations
  • BANA 251: Software for Business Analytics
  • BUSP 101: Business Matters: Foundations, Concepts, and Applications
  • BUSP 201: Achieving Career Excellence (1 credit hour)
  • ECON 202 Principles of Economics (Macro and Micro)
  • ENGL 224: Professional Writing and Communication
  • MATH 132: Business Statistics (4 credit hours)

Junior/Senior Level Classes

  • BANA 320: Service Operations Management
  • FINC 300: Principles of Finance
  • MGMT 380: Business, Ethics and Society
  • MGMT 390: Business Strategy
  • MKTG 300: Principles of Marketing
  • MKTG 311: Managing Service Excellence (2 credit hours)
  • MKTG 351: Digital Commerce

Suggested sequential schedules of classes are available in a student's program evaluation. The sample schedule is designed to help students complete their degree in four years. Students are responsible for following proper sequences and observing prerequisites.