Business Minor - 21 Credits

Bachelor of Arts

EC101 Microeconomics 3 hours

A study of the basic economic principles related to supply and demand, consumer behavior, market dynamics, income distribution, government influence, and comparative economic systems with major focus on free enterprise and capitalism.

AC352 Managerial Accounting 3 hours

This course deals with accounting, cost, finance, and information systems used for business managers to make strategic business decisions to improve the financial performance of a business enterprise.

AC101 Principles of Accounting I
AC202 Principles of Accounting II

AC222 Principles of Finance 3 hours

The financial principles and accepted practices which need to be mastered by all managers including banking, money, credit, financial instruments, investments, financial planning, internal and external auditing, profit, stocks, bonds, and other financial forms will be examined.

MG334 International Business Management 3 hours

Specific attention is given to the management of international risk, strategic planning, operations, communications, negotiations, and legal and social-ethical issues. The common thread of cross-cultural management will be integrated into the discussions of international business.

MG101 Introduction to Business

MG101 Introduction to Business 3 hours

This course provides students with a foundation in functional areas of business, including environment, planning, entrepreneurship, management, marketing, distribution, finances, and ethics. Introduces business terminology and concepts.

MG102 Principles of Marketing 3 hours

This course involves an integrated analysis of the role of marketing within the total organization. Specific attention is given to the analysis of factors affecting consumer behavior, the identification of marketing variables, the development and use of marketing strategies, and the discussion of international marketing.

MG426 Strategic Management 3 hours

(Business Capstone). System concepts, methodologies, and tools to strategically plan will be presented. These are to be used to effectively manage core competencies and to integrate technology into the planning process.

One of these:
MG215 Principles of Management & Leadership
AC222 Principles of Finance
MG102 Principles of Marketing

MG202 Business Roundtable 0 hours

The School of Business & Government holds a number of Business Roundtables every year with business leaders in small, medium, and large businesses. The roundtables are designed to give students and opportunity to understand how theory and practice come together in the actual experiences of significant business people. Students will be required to interact and network with these business leaders during and after the roundtables. Students are required to attend at least three roundtables during their college career in order to complete this pass/fail requirement.

MG330 Career Development Seminar 0 hours

The Career Development Seminar is a practicum designed to assist and give the student practical strategies and skills related to career searches, preparing for job interviews, resumé preparation, networking, and developing a career portfolio. Special emphasis will be given to developing career goals and plans. The seminar will be held 6 times every other fall semester. Students must complete 4 of the 6 sessions in one semester to receive pass/fail credit for this seminar.