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BSBA Curriculum

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    Freshman Core:

    • ENGW1111 or 1102: College Writing (fulfills first year writing requirement)
    • MATH1231: Calculus for Business (fulfills analytical math level 1)
    • ECON1115: Principles of Macroeconomics (social science core)
    • ECON1116: Principles of Microeconomics
    • BUSN1101: Sustaining Business in the New Economy
    • BUSN1102: Personal Skills Development for Business (1 credit)

    NU Core:

    • (1) Arts/Humanities level 1
    • (1) Science/Technology level 1
    • (1) Level 2 elective (2000 or above outside major)
    • ENGW3301 or 3304: Advanced Writing for the Disciplines

    Business Core:

    • ACCT1201: Financial Accounting & Reporting
    • ACCT2301: Managerial Accounting
    • FINA2201: Financial Management
    • INTB1203: International Business & Global Responsibility (fulfills comparative study of culture)
    • MGSC2301: Business Statistics
    • MISM2301: Management Information Systems
    • MKTG2201: Introduction to Marketing
    • SCHM2301: Supply Chain and Operations Management
    • ORGB3201: Organizational Behavior
    • STRT4501: Strategy in Action   


    Students must choose one concentration from the following seven areas, each of which requires four courses. They may elect to have a second concentration.


    Students begin with nine open elective courses. The actual number of electives that students take is dependent on the amount of transfer and Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate credit they have. Open electives provide the option to add a second concentration, a dual degree, a minor, or any course or set of courses of interest.

    *Only students who matriculate to the D'Amore-McKim School of Business as freshmen will take BUSN 1101. Internal and external transfers will replace this course with a business elective.

    Experiential Learning

    • BUSN1100: Planning for Business Co-op and Careers
    • BUSN1103: Professional Development for Co-op
    • COOP3945: 2 six-month co-op experience
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