Major in Business (B.A.)
Core Courses 2
BUS100MBusiness Calculus 1, 33
or BUS130 Business Problem Solving
BUS105Information Technology and Applications3
BUS210Financial Accounting4
BUS220Principles of Marketing4
BUS230Principles of Management4
BUS344Managerial Finance4
BUS361Business Law3
BUS481Internship in Business 43-4
ECO201Principles of Economics4
MAT207MStatistical Analysis 13
Business Core Subtotal35-36
Select one emphasis from the Emphases tab24-30
General Education49-50
Electives14-22
Total Credits122-138
1

This course meets a General Education requirement. 

2

Students must earn a minimum grade of C in each of the core courses. In order to enroll in 400-level BUS and ECO courses (except for BUS481), students must earn a minimum grade of D in each of the core courses.  

3

MAT124M may be used as a substitute. Students entering graduate school in business are strongly encouraged to take BUS100M or MAT124M. Students in Business Analysis and Analytics emphasis must take BUS100M or MAT124M.  

4

To qualify for taking the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) exam, the internship course must be specifically designated as an Internship-Accounting in order to fulfill the rules established by the Minnesota Board of Accountancy. A maximum of six credits for internships can qualify for the 150-credit requirement for CPA licensing. 

Accounting Emphasis (27-28 credits)

BUS200Individual Tax Preparation3
BUS310Intermediate Accounting I4
BUS311Intermediate Accounting II4
BUS312ZFederal Income Taxes 13
BUS313Strategic Managerial Accounting3
BUS410Advanced Accounting3
BUS414Auditing Principles and Procedures4
Economics elective, including ECO301 and above3-4
Total Credits27-28

Business Analysis and Analytics Emphasis (28-31 credits)

COS100Introduction to Programming3
BUS317Business Analytics4
BUS334Principles of Project Management3
BUS417Business Analysis and Analytics Seminar3
BUS430Strategic Management3
ECO301Intermediate Microeconomics3
or ECO302 Intermediate Macroeconomics
Select two of the following:6-8
Marketing Research
Financial Valuation
Econometrics
Web Design for Mass Media
Computer Science 1
Computer Science 2
Business and/or economics elective course 3-4
Total Credits28-31

Finance Emphasis (26 credits)

BUS310Intermediate Accounting I4
or BUS313 Strategic Managerial Accounting
BUS352Financial Valuation3
BUS390Investments4
BUS440Capital Markets3
BUS470Finance Seminar3
ECO302Intermediate Macroeconomics3
Electives from business and/or economics courses (minimum 6 credits; maximum 3 credits at the 100 level)6
Total Credits26

Human Resource Management Emphasis (27 credits)

BUS231Human Resource Management3
BUS330Compensation Theory and Practice3
BUS331Staffing, Training and Development3
BUS335Organizational Behavior3
BUS430Strategic Management3
BUS493Seminar - Human Resource Management3
ECO301Intermediate Microeconomics3
or ECO302 Intermediate Macroeconomics
Electives from business and/or economics courses (minimum 6 credits; maximum 3 credits at the 100 level)6
Total Credits27

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Emphasis (27 credits)

BUS231Human Resource Management3
BUS232Innovation and Entrepreneurship3
BUS333Entrepreneurship Strategies and Tools3
BUS475Innovation and Entrepreneurship Seminar3
ECO301Intermediate Microeconomics3
BUS334Principles of Project Management3
or BUS430 Strategic Management
Select one marketing course:3
Sales and Sales Management
Advertising and Promotion
Consumer Behavior
Electives from business and/or economics courses (minimum 6 credits; maximum 3 credits at the 100 level)6
Total Credits27

International Business Emphasis (27-29 credits)

ECO302Intermediate Macroeconomics3
ECO305International Trade and Finance3
BUS318GGlobal Marketing 13
BUS430Strategic Management3
BUS455International Business Seminar3
Choose one World Languages and Cultures course in addition to fulfilling the general education requirement3-4
Choose one Intercultural Competency from:3-4
Intercultural Communication 1
Principles and Methods of Intercultural Leadership 1
Peoples and Cultures of Latin America 1
Peoples and Cultures of Africa 1
Choose one International Experience from:3
Introduction to International Business (or other approved international experience) 1, 5
International Market Issues 1
Electives from business and/or economic courses (minimum 3 credits) 53
Total Credits27-29
1

BUS202Z may be waived by petition upon the completion of an international study experience with prior approval of the department. 

Marketing Emphasis (24 credits)

BUS309Brand Management3
BUS318GGlobal Marketing 13
ECO301Intermediate Microeconomics3
BUS321Marketing Research3
BUS324Consumer Behavior3
BUS420Marketing Seminar3
Marketing Activities- Choose one from:3
Sales and Sales Management
Advertising and Promotion
Business Communication
Electives from business and/or economics courses (minimum 3 credits)3
Total Credits24
1

This course meets a General Education requirement.

2

Students must earn a minimum grade of C in each of the core courses. In order to enroll in 400-level BUS and ECO courses (except for BUS481), students must earn a minimum grade of D in each of the core courses.  

3

MAT124M may be used as a substitute. Students entering graduate school in business are strongly encouraged to take BUS100M or MAT124M. Students in Business Analysis and Analytics emphasis must take BUS100M or MAT124M.  

4

To qualify for taking the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) exam, the internship course must be specifically designated as an Internship-Accounting in order to fulfill the rules established by the Minnesota Board of Accountancy. A maximum of six credits for internships can qualify for the 150-credit requirement for CPA licensing.