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- Brigadier General Wilma Vaught was the first female, US General, and graduated from the College of Business at Illinois.
Business Core Curriculum Requirements
Accounting and Accoutancy I (3 Hours)
Prerequisite: Econ 102 and credit or concurrent enrollment in Econ 103
ACCY 202: Accounting and Accountancy II (3 Hours)
Prerequisite: ACCY 201 or equivalent
BADM 300: The Legal Environment of Business (3 Hours)
BADM 310: Management and Organizational Behavior (3 Hours)
BADM 320: Principles of Marketing (3 Hours)
Prerequisite: ECON 202 or equivalent (STAT 100)
BADM 449: Business Policy (3 Hours)
Prerequisite: Senior standing
CMN 101: Public Speaking (3 Hours)
CS 105: Introduction to Computers (3 Hours)
Prerequisite: MATH 012
ECON 102: Microeconomic Principles (3 Hours)
ECON 103: Macroeconomic Principles (3 Hours)
ECON 202: Economic Statistics I (3 Hours)
ECON 203: Economic Statistics II (3 Hours)
Prerequisite: ECON 202; one of MATH 220, MATH 221, or MATH 234.
ECON 302: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (3 Hours)
Prerequisite: ECON 102 or equivalent.
FIN 221: Corporate Finance (3 Hours)
Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent registration in ACCY 202 and ECON 203; CS 105 or demonstration of electronic spreadsheet competency.
Math Requirement (7-8 Hours)
Students must fulfill one of the following sequences:
Math 220 or 221 & Math 231: Calculus and Analytic Geometry I and II
Math 124 or 125 & Math 220 or 221: Linear Algebra and Calculus and Analytic Geometry
Math 124 or 125 & Math 234: Linear Algebra and Calculus for Social Science
Note: Credit hours are not applicable toward graduation for Math 012 and Math 016. Preparatory math courses are included in the undergraduate cumulative grade point average.
MATH 124 MATH 125 MATH 220 MATH 221 MATH 231 MATH 234
Electives (3-35 Hours)
These courses are chosen by the student. Electives allow you to develop other skills to take to the job market. Through electives, you have an opportunity to develop another area of interest, i.e. foreign language, speech communications, psychology, sociology, writing courses, etc. This is an opportunity to individualize your degree, to make it reflect your personal skills and talents. Note: You may elect the credit/no credit option for these courses.