Business Administration, B.S. - Concentration: Business Economics
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.
120 Overall Credits Required
LIBERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AND WRITING REQUIREMENTS
Liberal Education Program
45 Credits Required
Students must complete a comprehensive three-tiered Liberal Education Program (LEP). View all requirements of the tiers on the Liberal Education Program. Any credits over 45 are counted toward free electives.
While the choice of courses that fulfill the requirements is generally left up to students, some departments require that students select specific courses to complement their major. This major has specific Tier requirements/restrictions for the following:
Tier 1 - Technological Fluency:
CSC 200 – Information Management and Productivity Software
Tier 2 - Global Awareness:
ECO 101 – Principles of Microeconomics
Tier 2 - Social Structure, Conflict, and Consensus:
ECO 100 – Principles of Macroeconomics
Writing Requirements (“W-Courses”)
Three W-courses are required. These may not be taken until after a student has passed ENG 112 — Writing Arguments. W-courses may count toward LEP, major, or cognate requirements, as well as free electives. Course sections that meet this requirement are designated by section numbers ending in “W”.
Transfer students who enter with 60 to 89 credits are required to pass two W-courses, while transfer students who enter with 90 credits or more must pass one W-course.
54 Credits Required
Business Administration Requirements
27 Credits Required
('C' or better required)
ACC 200 – Principles of Financial Accounting
ACC 210 – Managerial Accounting for Non-Accounting Majors
ECO 221 – Statistics for Economics and Business
FIN 300 – Corporate Finance
MGT 240 – Legal Environment of Business
MGT 305 – Organizational Behavior
MGT 450 – Business Policy and Strategy Seminar
MIS 370 – Business Information Systems
MKT 200 – Principles of Marketing
Business Economics Concentration
27 Credits Required
(‘C+’ or better required)
3 Credits Required
COM 101 – Fundamentals of Professional Presentations
Take remaining credits to reach Overall Credits Required (listed above).
Although 6 of these credits may be taken within the School of Business, students are encouraged to take all their free electives outside the School of Business.