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Business Undeclared

Program overview

For students interested in pursuing a career in business, but are uncertain as to which major best fits their personal and professional objectives, the undeclared business option provides students with up to a year and a half to declare a major. During this time, students complete liberal arts and sciences courses as well as business core courses, which provide an understanding of all facets of business and serve as a foundation for advanced study in a specific area of interest. Advisers provide guidance throughout the option and assist students in selecting a major.

Curriculum

Undeclared business, typical course sequence

Course Sem. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
ACCT-110 Financial Accounting 3
MGMT-101 Business 1: Ideas and Business Planning 3
MGIS-101 Computer-based Analysis 1
MGIS-102 Business 2: Technology-enabled Launch 2
ACCT-210 Management Accounting 3
MGMT-215 Organizational Behavior 3
FINC-220 Corporate Finance 3
MKTG-230 Principles of Marketing 3
INTB-225 Global Business Environment 3
DESC-310 Operations Management 3
MGMT-560 Strategy and Innovation 3
  Wellness Education* 0
  YearOne 0
Total Semester Credit Hours 30

* Please see Wellness Education Requirements for more information. Students completing bachelor's degrees are required to complete two Wellness courses.

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Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only

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Program overview

If students' interests fall into the business realm, but they are unclear which program of study to choose from, the undeclared business option is a good place to begin. By building on the liberal arts and business core components, the undeclared business option provides students up to a year and a half to declare a major. During this time, students complete required courses (including liberal arts courses) that provide an understanding of all facets of business and serve as a foundation for the undeclared option as well as advanced study in a specific area of interest. Advisers are available to assist students in selecting a major that matches their area of interest.