The General Business (BGEN) program is designed to prepare students for a career in the business environment with a basic comprehension of the key concepts and functions of modern business including fundamental analytical techniques, communication and management. The curriculum is intended to allow sufficient flexibility to afford a broad business perspective and enable specific areas of focus.
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Explore career paths in the business world to determine a professional area of interest.
- Use technology common to the business environment to conduct research and solve business related problems.
- Discuss factors that influence the global business environment.
- Communicate effectively and professionally through written and oral exchanges.
- Demonstrate the ability to analyze and solve problems that require quantitative reasoning related to business processes.
- Discuss key concepts related to accounting and finance, marketing, management, and human resource management.
|ENG 100||English Composition I||3|
|DPR 100||Introduction to Information Technology||3|
|BUS 100||Introduction to Business||3|
|BUS 104||Mathematics for Business *||3|
|Any Diversity and Social Justice designated course **||3|
or ACC 111
or Financial Accounting
|BUS 210||Principles of Management||3|
|BUS 130||Business Communication||3|
|PSY 130||Personal and Career Development||3|
|Recommended Program Elective||3|
|BUS 230||Principles of Marketing||3|
|BUS 215||Human Resource Management||3|
|Any Scientific Inquiry designated Science course **||4|
|Recommended Program Electives||6|
|Any Global Understanding (GU) designated course **||3|
|Recommended Program Electives||12|
Recommended Program Electives:
|ACC 112||Managerial Accounting||3|
|ACC 115||Computerized Accounting||4|
|ACC 202||Introduction to Tax Accounting||3|
|BUS 101||Introduction to International Business||3|
|BUS 231||Principles of Advertising||3|
|BUS 243||Legal Environment of Business||3|
|DPR 101||Introduction to Computer Science||3|
|DPR 105||Management Information Systems||3|
|DPR 111||Computer Applications||3|
Other ACC/BUS/DPR courses may be taken with the approval of the Business, Computing and Social Science (BCSS) Office.
BUS 104: Any Quantitative Reasoning designated MAT course (NOT MAT 110 or MAT 125) or BUS 220 may be substituted for BUS 104.
Three different courses must be selected for the Diversity and Social Justice (DJ), Global Understanding (GU), and Scientific Inquiry (SI) designated Science course, for a minimum of 9 credits.