The General Business Option is designed for students who desire a more general background in the different functional areas of business or a custom designed specialization. The General Business Option is composed of courses selected from different areas of business. The Individualized Option consists of a set of courses chosen by the student, in consultation with a faculty member, that provides a unique combination of courses from the different areas of the School of Business. For most students the School of Business advises the student to select a specialization.
The General Business Option consists of four required courses and four approved business electives for a total of 24 hours of business classes. The four required courses consist of one course from four of the different areas of business.
The four courses are selected from the following (select only one from each area):
ACCT 3110 Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 3310 Income Tax Accounting
ACCT 4200 Accounting Systems and Internal Control
ECON 3600 Money and Banking
ECON 4100 Intermediate Macroeconomics
ECON 4110 Intermediate Microeconomics
FINA 3370 Personal Financial Planning
FINA 3620 Financial Management II
FINA 3650 Financial Institutions and Markets
Information Systems and Decision Science
INFO 3000 Java I
INFO 3200 C++I
INFO 3400 Visual Basic I
INFO 3800 Web Application Development
HRSM 3150 Human Resource Management
MNGT 3420 Legal Aspects of Business Management
MNGT 4110 Business Ethics
MNGT 4500 Leadership for a Changing World
MKTG 4360 Marketing Research
MKTG 4410 Consumer Behavior
MKTG 4780 Marketing Strategy
The remaining courses are approved 3000/4000 level business electives. The general business student is encouraged to take one course from each of the different functional areas of business.
The Individualized Option provides student the flexibility to design a program suited to their individual needs. A student interested in this option will work with a faculty member to develop a theme and select at least four courses which support this theme. The remaining courses may be any approved business electives.
Students interested in this option should see an advisor in the School of Business Information and Advising Office for a referral to an appropriate faculty member. The faculty member will help the student develop a proposal for review by the School of Business Curriculum Committee. An approval of the proposal will constitute an agreement between the student and the School of Business.
Individualized Option Requirements Semester Hours
Approved Individualized Option
Approved Business Electives