Business

Curriculum

Dr. Mary Kate Naatus, Chairperson

The Business Administration Department offers a major and a minor in Business Management, Marketing Management, and International Business.

Requirements for Business Management Major

Degree of Bachelor of Science

Nine of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.

BA-151Principles of Management3
BA-155Principles of Marketing3
BA-240Organizational Behavior3
BA-282Leadership3
BA-325Ethics: Business and Economic Community3
BA-458Business Strategy3
BA-496Seminar in Business Administration3
BA-Two Electives from the list: Selected Business Electives 6
BA-Two BA- Electives6
CS-271Decision Support Systems 13
AC-151Principles of Accounting I3
AC-152Principles of Accounting II3
BL-161Introduction to Law and Contracts3
EC-101Macroeconomic Principles 23
EC-102Microeconomic Principles3
PO-100Perspectives on Politics 23
or SO-121 Introduction to Sociology
EC-300Statistics for Business, Finance and Economics3
FN-401Introduction to Corporate Finance3
Total Credits60
1

May count towards the Core Natural Science Requirement.

2

May count towards the Core Social Science Requirement.

Requirements for Marketing Management Major

Degree of Bachelor of Science

Nine of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.

BA-151Principles of Management3
BA-155Principles of Marketing3
BA-250Consumer Behavior3
BA-325Ethics: Business and Economic Community3
BA-351Marketing Research3
BA-458Business Strategy3
BA-496Seminar in Business Administration3
BA-Two electives from the list: Selected Business Electives 6
BA-Two BA- Electives6
CS-271Decision Support Systems 13
AC-151Principles of Accounting I3
AC-152Principles of Accounting II3
BL-161Introduction to Law and Contracts3
EC-101Macroeconomic Principles 23
EC-102Microeconomic Principles3
PO-100Perspectives on Politics 23
or SO-121 Introduction to Sociology
EC-300Statistics for Business, Finance and Economics3
FN-401Introduction to Corporate Finance3
Total Credits60
1

May count towards the Core Natural Science Requirement.

2

May count towards the Core Social Science Requirement.

Requirements for International Business Major

Degree of Bachelor of Science

Nine of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.

BA-151Principles of Management3
BA-155Principles of Marketing3
BA-246Export Management3
BA-325Ethics: Business and Economic Community3
BA-347International Management3
BA-458Business Strategy3
BA-496Seminar in Business Administration3
BA-Two electives from the list: Selected Business Electives 6
BA-Two BA- Electives 6
CS-271Decision Support Systems 13
AC-151Principles of Accounting I3
AC-152Principles of Accounting II3
BL-161Introduction to Law and Contracts3
EC-101Macroeconomic Principles 23
EC-102Microeconomic Principles3
PO-100Perspectives on Politics 23
or SO-121 Introduction to Sociology
EC-300Statistics for Business, Finance and Economics3
FN-401Introduction to Corporate Finance3
Total Credits60
1

May count towards the Core Natural Science Requirement.

2

May count towards the Core Social Science Requirement.

All majors must complete two (2) of the following Selected Business Electives

BA-245Customer Service3
BA-249Sports and Entertainment Marketing3
BA-319International Marketing3
BA-340E-Business3
BA-343Human Resource Management3
BA-347International Management3
BA-363Entrepreneurship: Creativity and Innovation3
BA-380Integrated Marketing Communication3
BA-421Doing Business Overseas3
BA-465Executive Seminar3

 Special Notes on core curriculum Requirements

1

All BA majors are encouraged to take MA-123/MA-124 as their math requirements because many graduate programs require calculus.

Special Notes on major Requirements

1

All majors must maintain a GPA of 2.30 or higher in all of their BA and cognate courses to remain in the major and to graduate.

2

Majors are allowed to take one BA minor. Courses taken towards the minor may not count towards the major.

3

 All BA majors are encouraged to participate in Co-ops and Internships (BA-295).

Minor Programs

Students may minor in Management, Marketing, or International Business by taking 18 departmental credits. It is recommended, although not mandatory, that 15 credits in cognate courses also be taken. GPA in minor must be 2.30 or higher.

Requirements for a Minor in Business Management

BA-151Principles of Management3
BA-155Principles of Marketing3
BA-240Organizational Behavior3
BA-282Leadership (cannot be double-counted)3
BA-Elective from the list: Selected Business Electives (cannot be double-counted) 3
BA-Elective at the 300-level or Above (cannot be double-counted) 3
Total Credits18

Requirements for a Minor in Marketing Management

BA-151Principles of Management3
BA-155Principles of Marketing3
BA-250Consumer Behavior3
BA-351Marketing Research (cannot be double-counted)3
BA-Elective from the list: Selected Business Electives (cannot be double-counted)3
BA-Elective at the 300-level or Above (cannot be double-counted)3
Total Credits18

Requirements for a Minor in International Business

BA-151Principles of Management3
BA-155Principles of Marketing3
BA-246Export Management3
BA-347International Management (cannot be double-counted)3
BA-Elective from the list: Selected Business Electives (cannot be double-counted)3
BA-Elective at the 300-level or Above (cannot be double-counted)3
Total Credits18

Accountancy

Dr. Lori Buza, Chairperson

The Department of Accountancy offers a major in Accountancy and minors in Accountancy and Business Law.

Requirements for Accountancy Major

Degree of Bachelor of Science

AC-151Principles of Accounting I3
AC-152Principles of Accounting II3
AC-331Intermediate Accounting Theory I3
AC-332Intermediate Accounting Theory II3
AC-341Advanced Accounting Theory3
AC-443Cost Accounting3
AC-444Auditing Principles3
AC-455Taxation3
BL-161Introduction to Law and Contracts3
BL-162Agency and Business Organization3
EC-101Macroeconomic Principles3
EC-102Microeconomic Principles3
FN-410Business Finance3
FN-411Financial Management3
BA-151Principles of Management3
BA-155Principles of Marketing3
Choose 2 AC electives6
Choose 2 Electives with prefixes: BL,IS,BA,FN6
Total Credits60

Special Notes on Core Curriculum Requirements

1

CS-150 Introduction to Computers and Information Processing is highly recommended as part of their Natural Science Core Requirement.

2

MA-123 Elementary Calculus I-MA-124 Elementary Calculus II are suggested for the Mathematics Core Requirement; however, MA-105 Elementary Applied Mathematics-MA-106 Introduction to Probability and Statistics are accepted. Neither sequence of math courses may be taken on a Pass/Fail basis. Students desiring to take MA-123-MA-124, but not sufficiently prepared, must take MA-101 Precalculus.

3

In order to sit for the CPA Examination in New York State students need to take MA-105 Elementary Applied Mathematics and MA-106 Introduction to Probability and Statistics for the Mathematics Core Requirement.

Special Notes on Major Requirements

1

Students desiring to major in accountancy must take the entire program prescribed. At the end of freshman year, students will be approved for the concentration in accountancy provided they have a 2.5 average in AC-151 and AC-152. Students should consult with their professor in AC-152, or with their department mentor, concerning their qualifications for this concentration.

2

In order to satisfy some of the requirements needed to sit for the CPA Examina­tion in the State of New Jersey, a total of 30 accounting credits and 12 business elective credits must be completed. Business electives may be selected from courses in accountancy, business law, economics, information science, and business administration.  In addition, New York State requires Statistics (3 credits) which must be taken as part of the Core Mathematics Requirement. (Note that EC-300 Statistics for Business, Finance and Economics does not satisfy this requirement.) Students who expect to sit for the CPA Examination in another state should verify the specific academic requirements of that state.

3

All Accountancy majors are required to maintain a 2.5 average in major courses.

Requirements for a Minor in Accountancy

AC-151Principles of Accounting I3
AC-152Principles of Accounting II3
AC-331Intermediate Accounting Theory I3
AC-332Intermediate Accounting Theory II3
AC- or BL- Accountancy or Business Law Electives6
Total Credits18

Requirements for a Minor in Business Law

BL-161Introduction to Law and Contracts3
BL-162Agency and Business Organization3
BL-241Real and Personal Property3
BL-251Uniform Commercial Code3
LW-155Seminar in Contemporary Legal Issues3
One Business Law Elective3
Total Credits18