Undergraduate Business Curriculum
Silberman College’s Business Core Curriculum features coursework in all business disciplines – Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems and Decisions Sciences, International Business, Business Law, Management, Marketing, and Taxation, to provide you with essential business knowledge.
Silberman College of Business BS students must complete a minimum of 120 credits, distributed as follows:
|A. Business Core and Restricted Business Core (below)||42 credits|
|B. Business Major Courses||21 credits|
|C. General Education Requirements (below)||42 credits|
|D. Free Electives (below)||15 credits|
|TOTAL CREDITS||120 credits|
Business Core (39 Credits)
All courses are 3 credits except where indicated otherwise.
- ECON2001 Introduction to Microeconomics
- ACCT2021 Introductory Financial Accounting
- MGMT2600 Organization Behavior
- DSCI2029 Introduction to Statistics
- ECON2102 Introduction to Macroeconomics
- ACCT2022 Introductory Managerial Accounting
- MIS2001 Management Information Systems
- MKTG2120 Principles of Marketing
- DSCI2130 Business Statistics
- FIN3250 Principles of Financial Analysis
- LAW2276 Business and the Law
- DSCI3152 Operations Management
- MGMT4160 Strategic Management
Restricted Business Core (3 Credits)
- FIN3310 Intermediate Financial Analysis is required of Finance and Accounting majors.
- ENTR2710 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship and Innovation is required of Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Management and Marketing majors.
Major Courses (21 Credits)
General Education Requirements (42 Credits)
Written and Oral Communications (9 credits)
*CARR 3000 Career Strategies is the recommended course for all business majors. Other courses may also satisfy this requirement. Details can be found in Self-Service/Degree Audit. Please consult with your academic advisor.
Global and Cultural Understanding (6 credits)
- Cultural Understanding
- ORGS2400 Global Issues*
*ORGS2400 Global Issues: Creating a Sustainable Future is recommended for business students, especially those considering pursuing the 4+1 program, as this course will waive the (MGMT5400 Business and Society) graduate course.
Information and Technology Literacy (3 credits)
Ethics (3 credits)
Social & Behavioral Analysis (6 credits)
- Behavioral Science (3 Credits)
- Social Science (3 Credits)
Inquiry in the Arts and Humanities (6 credits)
- Humanities (3 Credits)
- Creative/Expressive Art (3 Credits)
Scientific and Quantitative Analysis (7 credits)
- Lab Science (4 Credits)
- DSCI1234 Math for Business Decisions (3 Credits) OR
- DSCI1239 Calculus with Business Application (3 Credits)
University for First-Year Students (2 credits)
Free Electives (15 credits)
Can be used toward a minor, a second major, or a concentration.
See your advisor for help in the selection of courses. Course descriptions and schedules are listed here.