The Bachelor of Science in Business provides a balanced, liberal arts-based education including a comprehensive survey of the business world. Students gain skills and knowledge applicable across business, industry, and government and receive the preparation necessary for satisfactory performance in graduate business studies.

The Bachelor of Science in Business degree requires completion of forty (40) courses for 120 credits. The same course may not be used to fulfill multiple requirements in general education or major areas of this degree program.

Concentrations are available in:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Business
  • Management/Leadership
  • Sales and Sales Management

Program Objectives

  • Develop a broad-based understanding of the functional fields of business and their interrelationships in complex organizations.
  • Identify and analyze economic climate and business trends in a global business context.
  • Apply quantitative and behavioral tools of business analysis and decision-making.
  • Utilize information technology to improve communication and management decision making.
  • Through degree completion, demonstrate the depth of knowledge sought by employers for entry to mid-level positions in the business field.
  • Prepare for advanced study in the field of business.

B.S. in Business General Education Requirements

The general education component is designed to emphasize cognitive development and is “general” in the following ways:

  • It is part of an ongoing desire of the institution to enhance critical thinking, research, and writing across the curriculum.
  • It is a part of every student’s course of study, regardless of his/her area of emphasis.
  • It is intended to impart common knowledge, intellectual concepts, and attitudes that provide a foundation upon which students can build a rewarding educational experience.

B.S. in Business – Entrepreneurship Recommended Degree Plan

Learn skills to create your own business or to create and support a service or a product.

Bachelor of Science in Business – Entrepreneurship

Term Course No. Course Name Credits
1 PF101 Academic Strategies 3
CS110 Introduction to Computers 3
BA201* Introduction to Business 3
MA125 College Algebra 3
2 CM101 Principles of Human Communication 3
EN111 Composition I 3
BA252* New Venture Creation 3
GS150 General Biology 3
3 PY141 General Psychology 3
CM220* Presentation Skills 3
BA331* Organizational Behavior 3
PF280 Diversity and Inclusion 3
4 BA351* Principles of Management 3
BA271* Macroeconomics 3
EN221 American Literature I 3
BA272* Microeconomics 3
5 CM365 Developing Critical Thinking Skills 3
BA280* Financial Accounting 3
BA375* Ethical Decision Making 3
CM458 Conflict Management 3
6 EN112 Composition II 3
BA400* Principles of Marketing 3
SO241 General Sociology 3
BA410* Management Information Systems 3
7 HI171 World Civilization I 3
BA316* Managerial Accounting 3
ST235 Elementary Statistics 3
BA420* Business Law 3
 8 HI172 World Civilization II 3
BA316* Managerial Accounting 3
BA445* Effective Leadership 3
GS210 Earth Science 3
9 BA456* Strategic Entrepreneurial Management 3
BA448* Team Development & Motivation 3
BA436* International Business 3
BA466* Introduction to Selling 3
10 BA464* Marketing Strategy 3
BA425* Managerial Finance 3
PF499* Career Strategies 3
BA490* Project Management 3
 Total Credits Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 120

An asterisk (*) reflects a course in the degree major.

B.S. in Business – General Business Recommended Degree Plan

Earn a general business degree that will serve you well across a variety of industries.

Bachelor of Science in Business – General Business

Term Course No. Course Name Credits
1 PF101 Academic Strategies 3
CS110 Introduction to Computers 3
BA201* Introduction to Business 3
MA125 College Algebra 3
2 CM101 Principles of Human Communication 3
EN111 Composition I 3
BA252* New Venture Creation 3
GS150 General Biology 3
3 PY141 General Psychology 3
CM220 Presentation Skills 3
BA331* Organizational Behavior 3
PF280 Diversity and Inclusion 3
4 BA351* Principles of Management 3
BA271* Macroeconomics 3
EN221 American Literature I 3
BA272* Microeconomics 3
5 CM365 Developing Critical Thinking Skills 3
BA280* Financial Accounting 3
BA375* Ethical Decision Making 3
CM458 Conflict Management 3
6 EN112 Composition II 3
BA400* Principles of Marketing 3
SO241 General Sociology 3
BA410* Management Information Systems 3
7 HI171 World Civilization I 3
BA356* Human Resource Management 3
ST235 Elementary Statistics 3
BA420* Business Law 3
 8 HI172 World Civilization II 3
BA316* Managerial Accounting 3
BA445* Effective Leadership 3
GS210 Earth Science 3
9 BA471* Money and Banking 3
BA448* Team Development & Motivation 3
BA436* International Business 3
BA358* Production and Operations Management 3
10 BA464* Marketing Strategy 3
BA425* Managerial Finance 3
BA486* Composing Your Personal History 3
BA490* Project Management 3
 Total Credits Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 120

An asterisk (*) reflects a course in the degree major.

B.S. in Business – Management/Leadership Recommended Degree Plan

Learn skills, techniques, and strategies required to balance the needs of your organization with the needs of the people who comprise the organization.

Bachelor of Science in Business – Management/Leadership

Term Course No. Course Name Credits
1 PF101 Academic Strategies 3
CS110 Introduction to Computers 3
BA201* Introduction to Business 3
MA125 College Algebra 3
2 CM101 Principles of Human Communication 3
EN111 Composition I 3
BA252* New Venture Creation 3
GS150 General Biology 3
3 PY141 General Psychology 3
CM220 Presentation Skills 3
BA331* Organizational Behavior 3
PF280 Diversity and Inclusion 3
4 BA351* Principles of Management 3
BA271* Macroeconomics 3
EN221 American Literature I 3
BA272* Microeconomics 3
5 CM365 Developing Critical Thinking Skills 3
BA280* Financial Accounting 3
BA375* Ethical Decision Making 3
CM458 Conflict Management 3
6 EN112 Composition II 3
BA400* Principles of Marketing 3
SO241 General Sociology 3
BA410* Management Information Systems 3
7 HI171 World Civilization I 3
BA356* Human Resource Management 3
ST235 Elementary Statistics 3
BA420* Business Law 3
 8 HI172 World Civilization II 3
BA316* Managerial Accounting 3
BA445* Effective Leadership 3
GS210 Earth Science 3
9 HI231 American History 3
BA448* Team Development & Motivation 3
BA436* International Business 3
BA358* Production and Operations Management 3
10 BA464* Marketing Strategy 3
BA456* Strategic Entrepreneurial Management 3
BA486* Business Policy 3
BA490* Project Management 3
 Total Credits Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 120

An asterisk (*) reflects a course in the degree major.

B.S. in Business – Sales and Sales Management Recommended Degree Plan

Learn personal skills and successful techniques for selling any product or service.

Bachelor of Science in Business – Sales and Sales Management

Term Course No. Course Name Credits
1 PF101 Academic Strategies 3
CS110 Introduction to Computers 3
BA201* Introduction to Business 3
MA125 College Algebra 3
2 CM101 Principles of Human Communication 3
EN111 Composition I 3
BA252* New Venture Creation 3
GS150 General Biology 3
3 PY141 General Psychology 3
CM220 Presentation Skills 3
BA331* Organizational Behavior 3
PF280 Diversity and Inclusion 3
4 BA351* Principles of Management 3
BA271* Macroeconomics 3
EN221 American Literature I 3
BA272* Microeconomics 3
5 CM365 Developing Critical Thinking Skills 3
BA280* Financial Accounting 3
BA375* Ethical Decision Making 3
CM458 Conflict Management 3
6 EN112 Composition II 3
BA400* Principles of Marketing 3
SO241 General Sociology 3
BA410* Management Information Systems 3
7 HI171 World Civilization I 3
BA356* Human Resource Management 3
ST235 Elementary Statistics 3
BA420* Business Law 3
 8 HI172 World Civilization II 3
BA316* Managerial Accounting 3
BA445* Effective Leadership 3
GS210 Earth Science 3
9 HI231 American History I 3
BA466* Introduction to Selling 3
BA436* International Business 3
CM346 Advertising and Promotion 3
10 BA464* Marketing Strategy 3
BA425* Managerial Finance 3
BA486* Business Policy 3
CM456 Conflict Management 3
 Total Credits Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 120

An asterisk (*) reflects a course in the degree major.