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What You'll Learn

As a general business major you'll be studying topics in many of the business disciplines.

  • Download the program requirements (.pdf) for this specialization

Degree Requirements

  • General Education / University Requirements [28-37 credits]

    Reading, writing, thinking, knowing, doing—making knowledge work.

    We are committed to preparing you for life in the 21st century, which means making sure you have the skills and knowledge to succeed in a career that may be characterized by many roles, often across multiple fields.

    Visit the UB General Education webpage to learn more.

Business Program Requirements 

  • Business Requirements, Lower-Division, Business Core [24 credits]


    ACCT

    201

    Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 cr)

    ACCT

    202

    Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3 cr)

    BULA

    151

    Business Law I (3 cr)

    CMAT

    201/303

    Oral Communications (3 cr)

    ECON

    200

    The Economic Way of Thinking (3 cr)

    MATH

    111

    College Algebra (3 cr)

    MATH

    115

    Introductory Statistics (3 cr)

    OPRE

    202

    Statistical Data Analysis (3 cr)

  • Business Requirements, Upper-Division, Business Core [31 credits]


    ECON

    305

    Managerial Economics (3 cr)

    FIN

    331

    Financial Management (3 cr)

    INSS

    300

    Management Information Systems  (3 cr)

    MGMT

    301

    Management and Organizational Behavior (3 cr)

    MGMT

    302

    Global Business Environment (3 cr)

    MGMT

    315

    Human Resource Management (3 cr)

    MGMT

    330

    Personal and Professional Skills for Business (1 cr)

    MGMT 339 Process & Operations Management (3 cr)
    MKTG

    301

    Marketing Management (3 cr)

    OPRE

    315

    Business Application of Decision Science (3 cr)

    MGMT

    475

    Strategic Management - Capstone- taken in the final semester (3 cr)

  • General Business Specialization Required Courses  [15 credits]


    Choose one course from each of three areas, selected from the following disciplines: ACCT, ECON, ENTR, FIN, INSS, MGMT, MKTG, REED as well as two additional business electives.*


    * See current catalog and schedule of classes for course options and prerequisites