Bachelor of General Studies Degree

Concentration in General Business

To receive a concentration in Business, the student must complete 21 credit hours from the
College of Business and Leadership. A sample of courses might include but are not limited to:

ACCT 203 Financial Accounting
ACCT 204 Managerial Accounting
GBUS 204 Business Law I
ECFI 305 Managerial Finance
MGT 301 Management Principles
MKT 301 Marketing Principles
ECFI 201 Principles of Economics: Micro

Professional Pathways in the College of Arts and Sciences:

The College of Business and Leadership MBA Option

A special cooperative program for undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences is available for those students interested in pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree. Under this program, students may be able to obtain MBA degrees in two years after the completion of their undergraduate degrees by taking appropriate pre-MBA electives during their four-year undergraduate programs. Students could then receive the BA, BS, or BGS degree plus the MBA degree within six years, if they are accepted into the MBA program. This joint program gives students the advantage of a solid liberal arts undergraduate education and the excellent employment prospects of a degree in business.

A student will take the following courses in the College of Business and Leadership as part of an undergraduate program:

ACCT 203 Financial Accounting
ACCT 204 Managerial Accounting
GBUS 204 Business Law I
ECFI 201* Principles of Economics: Micro
ECFI 202* Principles of Economics: Macro
ECFI 305 Managerial Finance
MATH 110* College Algebra
MATH 250* Elements of Statistics
MGT 301 Management Principles
MKT 301 Marketing Principles

*These courses can be used to fulfill requirements in General Education.

Boldface courses are part of the minor in Business Administration.

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will have a minor in Business Administration and the necessary prerequisites completed to finish a MBA in two years.

Participation in the "pathways" program does not imply automatic admission to the MBA program. Regular application procedures are required and existing admission criteria must be met. Students should plan to submit application materials to the graduate business programs in the College of Business and Entrepreneurship during their senior year and take the GMAT prior to submitting their applications. Application materials for graduate business programs are available through the Director of Graduate Programs for the College of Business and Entrepreneurship.