Business, Leadership & Management Degree Requirements


Major in Business, Leadership & Management (40 cr)

Required Prerequisite

BUSA 201 Exploration in the Business/Nonprofit Community [4]

Required Courses

BUSA 210 Financial Accounting [4]
BUSA 211 Managerial Accounting [4]
BUSA 301 Financial Management [4]
COMM 360 Advertising and Marketing Principles [4]
BUSA 310 Economics [4]
BUSA 401 Human Resources Management [4]
BUSA 410 Business Law and Ethics [2]
BUSA 435 Business Information Systems [4]
BUSA 440 Strategic Planning [4]
Sub-total [34]

Choose one of three tracks:

Nonprofit Leadership and Management [6]
BUSA 320 Resource Development for Nonprofit Organizations/Grantwriting [4]
BUSA 420 Managing the Non-profit Organization [2]

Business Management [6]
BUSA 330 Global Business Environment [4]
BUSA 430 Operations and Management [2]

Accounting Track [8]
BUSA 350 Intermediate Accounting I [4]
BUSA 351 Intermediate Accounting II [4]
Total required credits [40-42]

Some students may wish to take courses in other tracks to achieve their educational objectives. With the approval of the Department Chair, students are permitted to substitute courses from either track or elective courses to achieve their educational goals. With the approval of the department chair, students are also encouraged to take a practicum course, and work at a non-profit or business organization. Courses can be waived only with the approval of the department chair.

Minor in Business, Leadership & Management (20 credits)

At least 20 credits are required for a minor in Business, Leadership and Management.

Required courses:
BUSA 201 Introduction to Business/Non-Profit Management [4]
BUSA 210 Financial Accounting [4]
BUSA 211 Managerial Accounting [4]

At least 8 credits from the following:
BUSA 301 Financial Management [4]
COMM 360 Advertising and Marketing Principles [4]
BUSA 310 Economics [4]
BUSA 330 Global Business Environment [4]
BUSA 401 Human Resource Management [4]
BUSA 410 Business Law and Ethics [2]
BUSA 430 Operations and Management [2]
BUSA 435 Business Information Systems [4]

Total required credits [20]

Minor in Nonprofit Leadership & Management (20 cr)

At least 20 credits are required for a minor in Nonprofit Leadership and Management.

Required Courses
BUSA 201 Exploration in the Business/Nonprofit Community [4]
BUSA 210 Financial Accounting [4]
BUSA 320 Resource Development for Non-profit Organizations & Grant writing [4]

At least 8 additional credits from the following:
BUSA 301 Financial Management [4]
COMM 360 Advertising and Marketing Principles [4]
BUSA 401 Human Resources Management [4]
BUSA 410 Business Law and Ethics [2]
BUSA 420 Managing the Non-Profit Organization [2]
CYFS 355 Outdoor Ministry Administration [2]
ECED 308 Administration and Management of Early Learning Programs [4]
BUSA 435 Business Information Systems [4]

Total required credits [20]