Business Core Requirements

Departmental Core Requirements

Math Requirements – 6 semester hours
To satisfy the department’s mathematics requirement and general education requirements of the College, all majors in the Department must complete as a minimum, with a grade of “C” or better, MTH 1010: College Algebra and a second 3-hour MTH course numbered higher than MTH 1110: Pre-Calculus I, other than MTH 1180: Elementary Probability and Statistics.

Core Requirements – 30 semester hours
All majors in the Department must complete each of the courses listed below with a grade of “C” or better. Students should generally complete all lower-division courses in the Core before scheduling upperdivision courses in their major.

ACC 2010 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting II 3
BUS 2110 Quantitative Analysis with Spreadsheets 3
BUS 4990 Capstone Business Simulation 3
COM 1000 Public Speaking 3
COM 3400 Business and Professional Communication 3
ECO 2050* Microeconomic Principles 3
ECO 2060 Macroeconomic Principles 3
ECO 2240 Quantitative Methods I 3
ECO 2250 Quantitative Methods II 3

*ECO 2050 satisfies three hours of the 9-hour social sciences requirement of the General Education core of the College.

*Students may replace ECO 2240 (in their departmental core requirements) with MTH 1210 or higher MTH course numbers with a grade of B+ or above.

Students majoring in the Department must complete each departmental core course, each required major-discipline course, each elective major-discipline course, and each restricted elective course with a grade of “C” or better to be eligible for graduation. All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better before enrolling in subsequent courses requiring the prerequisite. Minimum requirements for majors in accounting, business administration, or economics comprise 30 hours of designated courses.