Barry Florescue
Undergraduate Business Program

Undergraduate

BS Program

The BS program is best for those interested in studying a business discipline in greater depth.

Requirements for a BS with a major in business:

  • Satisfactory completion of prerequisite in calculus (AP/IB Credit is fine and courses are not subject to the College’s overlap policy)
  • Core set of nine required courses
  • Six courses in the discipline selected for the track
  • Completion of the required coursework satisfies the Upper Level Writing requirement 

Prerequisite

One calculus sequence: MTH 141-143, or MTH 161-162, or MTH 171-172, or equivalent

Core

All of the following courses are required:

  • One statistics course*
  • ECO 108: Principles of Economics (F/S) **
  • ECO 207: Intermediate Microeconomics (F/S)***
  • ACC 201: Financial Accounting (F/S)
  • FIN 204: Principles of Finance (F/S) (for non-finance track students) or FIN 205: Financial Management (F/S) (for finance track students)****
  • GBA 220: Business Information Systems and Analytics (F)
  • GBA 221: Operations and Strategy (S)
  • MKT 203: Principles of Marketing (F/S)
  • STR 203/ECO 214: Economic Theory of Organization (F/S)

*ECO 230, STT 213, MTH 203 are preferred for all tracks and required for finance and business analytics tracks. STT 211, STT 212, STT 216, PSY/CSP 211, PSC 200 and PSC 201 are acceptable for accounting, marketing or entrepreneurship tracks.
**Students who received AP or IB credit for ECO 108, must take one additional higher level ECO course.
***Students who didn't take ECO 108 before taking ECO 207 must take one additional higher level ECO course.
****FIN 205 may substitute for non-finance track majors

Tracks 

Finance Track (6 Courses)

MTH 210: Introduction to Financial Mathematics (F)
FIN 206: Investments (S)
FIN 213: Corporate Finance (F)
ACC 222: Financial Statement Analysis (S)
FIN 233: Cases in Finance (S)

One of the following:

  • ECO 209: Intermediate Macroeconomics (F/S)
  • STR 241/ECO 241: Pricing Strategy (F)
  • ACC 221: Managerial Accounting (S)
  • ECO 211: Money, Credit and Banking (S)
  • ECO 217: Contract Theory (F)
  • ECO 233W: Applied Econometrics (S)
  • ECO 271: Behavioral Economics (F)

Accounting Track (6 Courses) Available Starting with the Class of 2018

ACC 221: Managerial Accounting (S)
ACC 224: Intermediate Accounting I (F)
ACC 225: Intermediate Accounting II (S)
ACC 226: Auditing (S)
ACC 227: Individual Income Tax (F)
ACC 228: Corporate, Gift & Estate Taxes (S)

Marketing Track (6 Courses)

MKT 212: Marketing Research and Analytics (F)
MKT 213: Marketing Projects and Cases (F/S)
MKT 233: Advertising and Social Media (S)
MKT 235: Product and Brand Strategy (F)

Two of the following:

  • STR 241/ECO 241: Pricing Strategy (F)
  • ANT 227: Local and Global Market Research (F)
  • PSY 264: Industrial and Organizational Psychology (S)
  • STT 221W: Sampling Design (F)

Business Analytics Track (6 Courses)

CIS 191: Introduction to Programming for Business Analytics (S)
ECO 231W: Econometrics (F/S)

Four of the following:

  • ACC 221: Managerial Accounting (S)
  • CIS 240: Data Mining & Descriptive Analytics for Business (F)
  • CIS 242: Principles of Machine Learning (AY 2017-2018)
  • MKT 212: Marketing Research & Analytics (F)
  • MKT 233: Advertising and Social Media (S)
  • STR 241/ECO 241: Pricing Strategy (F)
  • ECO 217: Contract Theory (F)
  • ECO 233: Applied Econometrics (S)
  • ECO 288: Game Theory (F/S)

Entrepreneurship Track (6 Courses)

One of the following:

  • ENT 223: Planning and Growing Business Ventures (F/S)
  • ENT 225: Technical Entrepreneurship (S)

Select five from below, or four if both ENT 223 and ENT 225 are completed:

  • ENT 227: Entrepreneurship for Not-for-Profits (S)
  • LAW 205: Business Law (F/S)
  • SOC 310K: Social Network Theory and Entrepreneurial Activity in Silicon Valley I (S)
  • SOC 311K: Social Network Theory and Entrepreneurial Activity in Silicon Valley II (S)
  • MKT 212: Marketing Research and Analytics (F)
  • MKT 233: Advertising and Social Media (S) 
  • MKT 235: Product and Brand Strategy (F)
  • FIN 213: Corporate Finance (F)
  • FIN 233: Cases in Finance (S)
  • ACC 221: Managerial Accounting (S)
  • STR 241/ECO 241: Pricing Strategy (F)

Students in the classes of 2017 through 2019 have the option to complete the previous BS requirements.