Concentrations

In addition to core requirements (seven units: BU 201; AC 101, AC 102; FI 201; MK 201; MG 201; MG 201L, CS 260 (TC)), cognate units (three units: EC 101, EC 102; MA 108) and the senior learning community (two units: BU 400; BU 401), students select a concentration with seven units in one of the following.

Students majoring in Business Administration must take MA 119 or a higher level course to satisfy the College’s General Education Mathematics requirement.

BUSINESS MAJOR ROAD MAP

Undergrad Course List: When Are They Offered?

  • Accounting 
  • FInance 
  • Management 
  • Marketing 

Required courses (7 units minimum):

  • Accounting 201, 211, 401, 411
  • Business Law 202
  • Two business electives or any EC 300+ level course
We also offer a five-year B.S./M.S. program in accounting. At the undergraduate level, students major in business administration with a concentration in accounting. In their fifth year, students complete the following requirements for their graduate degree: AC 608, 609, 610, 611, 613, 614, 615; BU 614; one finance elective; and completion of AC 797.  Students completing this five-year program are eligible to take the exam leading to the Certified Public Accountant certificate.  To view course descriptions, please find the link at the bottom of this page and click on the Accounting option. 

Required courses (7 units minimum):

  • BU 211 International Business
  • FI 311 Managerial Finance
Elective Finance Courses: 
  • Choose any three “FI” courses numbered 300 and above
Elective Business/Economics: 
  • Choose two units from Business Electives
  • or EC301 or 304 or 305 or 332
To view course descriptions, please find the link at the bottom of this page and click on the Finance option. 

Required courses (7 units minimum):

  • BU 211 International Business
  • choose any 4 “MG” courses numbered 300 and above
  • Two units of business electives
To view course descriptions, please find the link at the bottom of this page and click on the Management option. 

Required courses (7 units minimum):

  • BU 211 International Business
  • MK 301 Consumer Behavior
  • MK 311 Advertising
  • Elective Marketing course:  Choose any 2 “MK” courses numbered 300 and above
  • Elective Business course:  Choose any 2 courses from any business administration concentrations
To view course descriptions, please find the link at the bottom of this page and click on the Marketing option. 

 

Since all software utilized in our Business program is PC friendly and not fully compatible with Apple computers; students at the Nicholas’s School of Business are required to have a PC equipped with Microsoft Office.

Microsoft Office can be installed for free for all students. Contact IT to have this completed.

Students are also required to have Texas Instrument BA II Plus Professional calculator which is utilized throughout the Business program.
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