The required curriculum for the business management major comprises a 45 semester credit sequence of courses intended to be taken consecutively throughout the calendar year. For course sequence, request a program calendar from the College of Adult & Professional Studies. Concentration courses will be scheduled based on demand and space available. The Business Management major cannot be combined with the Accounting major, the Finance major, or the M.I.S. major.

ACCT400Financial Accounting for Managers3
BUSN301Foundations of Business Management 13
BUSN302Foundations of Human Resource Management3
BUSN323Introduction to Marketing Management3
BUSN360Information Technology and Applications 23
BUSN405Survey of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics 13
BUSN425HApplied Ethical Decisions in Life and Business3
BUSN430Business Law3
BUSN491Business Capstone 13
FINA400Corporate Finance 13
MATH301MManagerial Mathematics3
Select one concentration from the Concentrations tab: Global Business or Management
Business Management Major Total45
General Education, Core Distinctives, and Elective Courses77
Total Credits122

Course must be taken for credit in residence at Bethel.


Completion of BUSN360 prior to taking other upper-level (300-499) BUSN courses is recommended.

Global Business Concentration

(Cannot be combined with Management concentration)

BUSN308Strategic Management and Planning3
BUSN310EGlobal Management and Leadership in Business3
BUSN575Experiencing Global Business3
COMM340ECross-Cultural Communication3
Total Credits12

Management Concentration

(Cannot be combined with Global Business Management concentration)

BUSN308Strategic Management and Planning3
BUSN310EGlobal Management and Leadership in Business3
BUSN320Professional Project Management3
BUSN401Operations Management3
Total Credits12

Sample Course Sequence

This example includes major courses and the Core courses for a hypothetical student that starts in the Fall Semester.

First Year
BUSN301 Foundations of Business Management3BUSN302 Foundations of Human Resource Management3BUSN425H Applied Ethical Decisions in Life and Business3
BUSN360 Information Technology and Applications3BUSN323 Introduction to Marketing Management3BUSN430 Business Law3
 BUSN405 Survey of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics3 
 MATH301M Managerial Mathematics3 
 6 12 6
Second Year
Concentration course 3FINA400 Corporate Finance3CORE300 Community, Self and Formation: Ancient and Contemporary Narratives3
Professional Project ManagementBUSN491 Business Capstone3CORE310 or 320 Scripture and Society or History, Faith and Society3
Experiencing Global BusinessConcentration course 3 
ACCT400 Financial Accounting for Managers3 Global Management and Leadership in Business 
Concentration course 3Concentration course 3 
Strategic Management and Planning Operations Management 
  Cross-Cultural Communication 
 9 12 6
Total Credits: 51