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:
General Business
Sales and Sales Management
Management/Leadership
Entrepreneurship
 

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES for GENERAL business concentration

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

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES FOR SALES AND SALES MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION

  • 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.
  • Develop a plan for organizing, staffing, and training a sales force.
  • Understand the distinction between the skills required for selling and sales management.
  • Identify the key factors in establishing and maintaining high morale in the sales force.
  • Develop an effective sales compensation plan.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES FOR MANAGEMENT/LEADERSHIP CONCENTRATION

  • Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge and application of management concepts and approaches including the four managerial functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling organizational resources.
  • Apply tools and techniques for management decision-making.
  • Identify and apply ethical principles in management decision-making.
  • Analyze information for management/leadership decision-making.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONCENTRATION

  • Identify accounting concepts that enable them to interpret financial data and use it to make informed decisions.
  • Apply leadership and workplace relationship skills that will enable them to deal with customer, employee, and supplier issues.
  • Identify successful marketing efforts that will enable the business to succeed.
  • Complete a comprehensive business plan that will enable the business to secure adequate financing.

The Bachelor of Science in Business degree program consists of a total of 40 courses:

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; and
  • It is intended to impart common knowledge, intellectual concepts, and attitudes that provide a foundation upon which students can build a rewarding educational

B.S. IN BUSINESS – GENERAL BUSINESS DEGREE

Course Course Name Prerequisites Credits
BA201 Introduction to Business None 3
BA205 Principles of Management BA201 3
BA210 Organizational Behavior BA201 3
BA220 Principles of Marketing BA201 3
BA235 Business Statistics MA125 3
BA252 New Venture Creation BA201 3
BA271 Macroeconomics BA201 3
BA272 Microeconomics BA201 3
BA280 Accounting BA201 3
BA316 Cost Accounting BA280 3
BA356 Human Resource Management BA205 3
BA358 Production and Operations Management BA205 3
BA375 Ethical Decision Making BA201 3
BA410 Introduction Management Information Systems CS110 3
BA420 Business Law BA201 3
BA436 International Business BA201 3
BA445 Effective Leadership BA205 3
BA448 Team Development & Motivation BA205 3
BA464 Marketing Strategy BA220 3
BA471 Money and Banking BA201 3
BA486 Business Policy BA420 3
BA490 Project Management BA456 3
CM101 Principles of Communication None 3
CM110 Developing Critical Thinking Skills None 3
CM220 Presentation Skills None 3
CM258 Conflict Management CM101 3
CM285 Diversity and Inclusion None 3
CS110 Introduction to Computers None 3
EN111 Composition I None 3
EN112 Composition II EN111 3
EN221 American Literature I EN112 3
GS150 General Biology None 3
GS210 Earth Science None 3
HI171 World Civilization I None 3
HI172 World Civilization II HI171 3
MA125 College Algebra None 3
PF101 Academic Strategies None 3
PF499 Career Strategies End of Program 3
PY141 General Psychology None 3
SO241 General Sociology None 3
   Total Credits Required                                                                         120

Bachelor of Science in Business – Sales and Sales Management

Course Course Name Prerequisites Credits
BA201 Introduction to Business None 3
BA205 Principles of Management BA201 3
BA210 Organizational Behavior BA201 3
BA220 Principles of Marketing BA201 3
BA235 Business Statistics MA125 3
BA252 New Venture Creation BA201 3
BA271 Macroeconomics BA201 3
BA272 Microeconomics BA201 3
BA280 Accounting BA201 3
BA300 Introduction to Selling BA201 3
BA316 Cost Accounting BA280 3
BA356 Human Resource Management BA205 3
BA375 Ethical Decision Making BA201 3
BA410 Introduction Management Information Systems CS110 3
BA420 Business Law BA201 3
BA425 Finance BA201 3
BA436 International Business BA201 3
BA445 Effective Leadership BA205 3
BA448 Team Development & Motivation BA205 3
BA464 Marketing Strategy BA220 3
BA486 Business Policy BA420 3
CM101 Principles of Communication None 3
CM110 Developing Critical Thinking Skills None 3
CM220 Presentation Skills None 3
CM258 Conflict Management CM101 3
CM285 Diversity and Inclusion None 3
CM346 Advertising and Promotion BA201 3
CS110 Introduction to Computers None 3
EN111 Composition I None 3
EN112 Composition II EN111 3
EN221 American Literature I EN112 3
GS150 General Biology None 3
GS210 Earth Science None 3
HI171 World Civilization I None 3
HI172 World Civilization II HI171 3
MA125 College Algebra None 3
PF101 Academic Strategies None 3
PF499 Career Strategies End of Program 3
PY141 General Psychology None 3
SO241 General Sociology None 3
Total Credits Required 120

B.S. IN BUSINESS – MANAGEMENT/LEADERSHIP DEGREE

Course Course Name Prerequisites Credits
BA201 Introduction to Business None 3
BA205 Principles of Management BA201 3
BA210 Organizational Behavior BA201 3
BA220 Principles of Marketing BA201 3
BA235 Business Statistics MA125 3
BA252 New Venture Creation BA201 3
BA271 Macroeconomics BA201 3
BA272 Microeconomics BA201 3
BA280 Accounting BA201 3
BA316 Cost Accounting BA280 3
BA356 Human Resource Management BA205 3
BA358 Production and Operations Management BA205 3
BA375 Ethical Decision Making BA201 3
BA410 Introduction Management Information Systems CS110 3
BA420 Business Law BA201 3
BA436 International Business BA201 3
BA445 Effective Leadership BA205 3
BA448 Team Development & Motivation BA205 3
BA456 Strategic Entrepreneurial Management BA205 3
BA464 Marketing Strategy BA220 3
BA486 Business Policy BA420 3
BA490 Project Management BA456 3
CM101 Principles of Communication None 3
CM110 Developing Critical Thinking Skills None 3
CM220 Presentation Skills None 3
CM258 Conflict Management CM101 3
CM285 Diversity and Inclusion None 3
CS110 Introduction to Computers None 3
EN111 Composition I None 3
EN112 Composition II EN111 3
EN221 American Literature I EN112 3
GS150 General Biology None 3
GS210 Earth Science None 3
HI171 World Civilization I None 3
HI172 World Civilization II HI171 3
MA125 College Algebra None 3
PF101 Academic Strategies None 3
PF499 Career Strategies End of Program 3
PY141 General Psychology None 3
SO241 General Sociology None 3
Total Credits Required 120

 

B.S. IN BUSINESS – ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEGREE

Course Course Name Prerequisites Credits
BA201 Introduction to Business None 3
BA205 Principles of Management BA201 3
BA210 Organizational Behavior BA201 3
BA220 Principles of Marketing BA201 3
BA235 Business Statistics MA125 3
BA252 New Venture Creation BA201 3
BA271 Macroeconomics BA201 3
BA272 Microeconomics BA201 3
BA280 Accounting BA201 3
BA300 Introduction to Selling BA201 3
BA316 Cost Accounting BA280 3
BA375 Ethical Decision Making BA201 3
BA410 Introduction Management Information Systems CS110 3
BA420 Business Law BA201 3
BA425 Finance BA201 3
BA436 International Business BA201 3
BA445 Effective Leadership BA205 3
BA448 Team Development & Motivation BA205 3
BA456 Strategic Entrepreneurial Management BA205 3
BA464 Marketing Strategy BA220 3
BA486 Business Policy BA420 3
BA490 Project Management BA456 3
CM101 Principles of Communication None 3
CM110 Developing Critical Thinking Skills None 3
CM220 Presentation Skills None 3
CM258 Conflict Management CM101 3
CM285 Diversity and Inclusion None 3
CS110 Introduction to Computers None 3
EN111 Composition I None 3
EN112 Composition II EN111 3
EN221 American Literature I EN112 3
GS150 General Biology None 3
GS210 Earth Science None 3
HI171 World Civilization I None 3
HI172 World Civilization II HI171 3
MA125 College Algebra None 3
PF101 Academic Strategies None 3
PF499 Career Strategies End of Program 3
PY141 General Psychology None 3
SO241 General Sociology None 3
Total Credits Required 120