Business Administration, B.S. - Business Economics

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The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall required for graduation.

The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/economics/program 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements.  To review more detailed information regarding these requirements, please visit Degree Requirements >>General Education (LEP) Requirements. Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (60 Credits)

Students must take a minimum of 50 percent of the Business Administration Requirements, and at least 50 percent of the Concentration Requirements at Southern Connecticut State University.

Business Administration Requirements (33 Credits)
ACC 200 – Principles of Financial Accounting ('C' or better required)
ACC 210 – Managerial Accounting ('C' or better required)
ECO 100 - Principles of Macro-Economics (T2CC)*
ECO 101 - Principles of Micro-Economics (T2GA)*
ECO 270 - Applied Business Statistics ('C' or better required)
FIN 300 – Corporate Finance ('C' or better required)
MGT 240 – Legal Environment of Business ('C' or better required)
MGT 305 – Organizational Behavior ('C' or better required)
MGT 450 – Business Policy and Strategy Seminar ('C' or better required)
BIS 370 – Business Information Systems ('C' or better required)
MKT 200 – Principles of Marketing ('C' or better required)

Business Economics Concentration (7 Credits)
(‘C+’ or better required)
ECO 200 – Macroeconomic Analysis
ECO 201 – Microeconomic Analysis
ECO 350 - International Economics I: Trade  OR ECO 351 - International II: Finance
ECO 450 - Seminar in Applied Economics (T3)*
15 Additional Credits in ECO at the 300-level or higher.

COGNATE REQUIREMENTS (6 Credits)

CSC 200 – Information Management and Productivity Software (T1TF)*
MAT 125 - Applied Business Mathematics or MAT 150 – Calculus I (T1QR)*