Feb 26, 2021
This program focuses on introductory business principles by providing the competencies for entry-level general management training positions. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, business administration, human resources, and hospitality.
Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Define operational, ethical, legal, and human resource issues associated with business management
- Analyze financial information using standard tools to support and evaluate managerial decision-making.
- Develop a marketing plan
- Formulate strategic business solutions
Potential Occupational Titles
Potential occupational titles for this program include, but are not limited to, general and operations manager, sales manager, and administrative services manager.
A minimum of 122.00 semester credit hours is required for graduation.
Required Courses in Business
All courses, 36.00 semester credit hours, are required.
Required Courses in Business Management
All courses, 9.00 semester credit hours, are required.
Business Elective Courses *
A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours is required. Students may take any business, accounting, human resources, or economics course. Students who are qualified to take dual-credit courses may also take approved graduate courses.
Open Elective Courses *
A minimum of 27.00 semester credit hours of open electives is required.
* A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours between these two open elective categories must be at the 300- to 400-level.
Required Capstone or Internship
3.00 semester credit hours are required.
Required Courses in General Education
Students enrolled in this bachelor’s degree must complete a minimum of 36.00 semester credit hours in general education distributed among the following disciplines. Refer to the General Education section of the catalog for specific information about courses within each discipline.
12.00 Semester Credit Hours in Communications
9.00 Semester Credit Hours in Humanities (must include 3 semester credit hours of cultural diversity)
6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Mathematics
3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Science
6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Social and Behavioral Sciences
Personal and Professional Development Courses
2.00 semester credit hours are required.