Management and Business Major
Business majors must take the basic business core (see below), plus three 300-level elective courses and two courses offered through the WLL department (or courses approved as WLL courses). The following courses may not be counted as satisfying one of the elective requirements of the major:
The basic business core is composed of the following courses:
The suggested course sequence for the major is:
STATISTICS REQUIREMENT IN THE MAJOR: Business majors and prospective business majors should enroll in
Student will or may major (or double major in Bus-Econ) or minor in Economics. These students should complete
Student will or may minor in Statistics. Students who decide to minor in Statistics are strongly encouraged to take
Student has strong quantitative skills at the point of course selection.
Student will likely enroll in quantitative-oriented courses throughout their college career.
WRITING REQUIREMENT IN THE MAJOR: Written communication skills are an essential part of education in management and business. The Management and Business Department is committed to helping students enhance their writing skills in order to advance their ability to communicate in written form and to prepare them for their professional careers. While business students are expected to write at a high level of proficiency throughout the department's curriculum (in 100-, 200-, and 300-level courses), students will learn the conventions of writing in the discipline through an array of assignments in the curriculum including case study analyses, strategic business proposals, literature reviews, critical essays, research papers, and financial forecasting and projections. The department provides each student with an Assessment Criteria Rubric that outlines standards and expectations for writing assignments in the discipline. While the successful completion of
SERVICE LEARNING IN THE MAJOR: The Department of Management and Business views service learning as an important component of undergraduate business education. Students majoring in management and business are required to complete a service-learning requirement (e.g.,
S/U options in MB: It is MB Department policy that required MB courses for the major/minor are taken for a grade (no S/U). This includes
In conjunction with other departments, the Management and Business Department offers interdepartmental majors in Business-French, Business-German, Business-Spanish, and Business-Political Science. See Interdepartmental Majors