General Business Major (M)

Students first receive a foundation in business skills and then select classes in accounting, business law, human resources, international business, marketing, economics, and finance according to their interest.

Program Learning Outcomes 

By fulfilling all of the course requirements for the Bachelor's of Science in General Business, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of how the Christian worldviews in formulating appropriate and enlightened responses to ethical issues and dilemmas. 

2. Demonstrate an understanding of the complexity of elements important to members of another culture in relation to history, values, politics, communication styles, economy, or beliefs and practices. 

3. Demonstrate an understanding and a disposition that a student builds across the business curriculum. 

4. Identify and evaluates conclusions, implications, and consequences.

5. Utilize, interpret and assess quantitative data to inform and drive sound decision making. 

6. Demonstrates language that skillfully communicates meaning to readers with clarity and fluency. 

7. Demonstrates the ability to convert relevant information into an insightful mathematical portrayal in a way that contributes to a further or deeper understanding.


This major requires the business core and 12 credits of business electives plus BUS 240 and MGMT 472.

Core Requirements 145
Major Requirements45
Minor: Optional
Total Hours120

For transfer students, please see the Advanced Transfer Core.

Major Requirements

Required Core Courses
Business Statistics (counted in University Core )
Macroeconomics (counted in University Core )
Public Speaking (or COMM 201)
Interpersonal Communication
Core Business Requirements
ACCT 205Accounting & Finance for Business Professionals3
BUS 161Business Essentials3
or BUS 162 Quantitative Business Essentials
BUS 210Business Law I3
BUS 355Management Information Systems3
BUS 399Business Internship3
BUS 453Business Policy and Ethics (Business School Capstone)3
ECON 231Microeconomics3
MGMT 130Management & Leadership3
or MBA 544 People-Focused Management
MKTG 131Sales and Marketing3
Required Major Courses
MGMT 472Managing Change3
BUS 240Project Management3
Major Electives
Select 12 credits of Business Electives12
Total Hours45