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Business Core Curriculum Requirements

ACCY 201: 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)
Note: Non-native speakers of English are welcome to register for those sections CMN 101 with the CRN 53329, 53343, 59506, 59509, 53360, or 60331. These sections are reserved for non-native speakers of English and cover the same material as CMN 101 with additional emphasis on skills for presenting in a non-native language.

CS 105: Introduction to Computers (3 Hours)
Prerequisite: MATH 012

Approved substitutions for CS 105:
ACE 161
AE 370
CS 101
CS 102
CS 103
CS 125
CS 225
ECE 190
ECE 198 KL

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.

Approved substitutions for ECON 203:
CPSC 440
MATH 409
MATH 464
MATH 469
PSYC 407
SOC 485
STAT 409
STAT 410
STAT 420

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.