Bachelor of Science in Business Management
Requirements for the B.S. in Business Management
The B.S. in Business Management degree program is designed to help students develop
ideals that are ethically sound and socially desirable, cultivate an awareness
of the social, political, and economic developments to which businesses must adapt,
develop sound judgment and effective communication skills, and develop individual
interests and talents. Coursework provides both the theoretical and practical foundation
needed for those entering businesses, as well as government and not-for-profit
There are two concentrations in the Business Management major: Entrepreneurship and International Business.
To declare a major in Business Management the student must meet the following
Have a GPA of 2.75/4.00 or better.
Complete MGMT 2200, ACCT 2211, and ECON 2200 with a grade of 'C' or better.
Students who have a GPA at or above 2.5 but less than 2.75 may petition the departmental
faculty to be admitted on a probationary basis to the major. Petitioners will be
evaluated utilizing a departmental screening process.
To remain a major in Business in good standing, the student must meet the following
Complete all other major requirements with a grade of C or better.
Maintain an overall and major GPA of at least 2.50/4.00.
Any Business major whose overall or major GPA falls below a 2.50/4.00 will be
placed on probation and has one semester in which to remove the probationary status.
Exceptions to the above criteria may be made at the discretion of the departmental
Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management must complete
48 semester hours of major coursework (above the general education requirements
of 55 hours). Students will complete the total required 120 hours as follows:
Matriculation in the Major
Common Business Core
Concentration Directed Electives
The required courses in the Common Business Core include the following:
Principles of Financial Accounting
Principles of Managerial Accounting
Principles of Economics
Introduction to Statistics
Foundations in Business
Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
Management and Organizational Behavior
Principles of Marketing
to major in Accountancy will have two (2) options: a five-course, in-depth study
in either entrepreneurship or sports management. The student would begin the concentration
with one course in the second semester of the junior year and complete the sequence
at the end of the senior year. Both concentrations, while in different sub-disciplines,
will share common learning goals such as integration, creative application, ethics,
and skills development in research and communication [writing and oral delivery].
Students must meet with their advisor before October 15 of their junior year in
order to enroll in their chosen concentration.
Students choosing the Entrepreneurship concentration must complete:
- Principles of Financial Accounting
- Foundations in Business
- Foundations of Entrepreneurship
- International Entrepreneurship
- Social Entrepreneurship
Students choosing the Sports Management concentration must complete:
- Principles of Economics
- Foundations in Business
- Introduction to Sports Management
- Leadership and Ethics in Sports
- Facility and Financial Management in Sports