Business Core 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)  41 credits
B. Business Major Courses  21 credits
C. University Core  7 credits
D. General Education Requirements (below)  36 credits
E. Free Electives (below)  15 credits
TOTAL CREDITS  120 credits

Business Core (38 Credits)

All courses are 3 credits except where indicated otherwise.

Restricted Business Core (3 Credits)

General Education Requirements (36 Credits)



  • Behavioral and Social Sciences Electives (6 credits)
  • Humanities Elective (3 credits)  OR
    Foreign Language Elective (3 credits)
  • Humanities Elective (3 credits)  OR
    Foreign Language Elective (3 credits)
  • Scientific Analysis (6 credits)

All business students must take a proficiency exam for skills in Excel, or choose to take MIS1045. Students need to take MIS1045 if exam results indicate lack of Excel proficiency. MIS1045 will count towards Scientific Analysis or free elective credits.

See advisor for help in selection of courses. Course descriptions and schedules are listed here.

Free Electives (15 Credits)

Can be used toward a minor, a second major, or a concentration.