General Business BA/BS

The General Business major1, offered either online and/or in the classroom, is designed to serve students who wish to develop a broad range of general business competencies. The major has particular appeal to students who have completed a Professional-Technical program, transfer students with credit from one or more colleges or universities, or those who have gained occupational competencies from life and work experiences. The degree is a practitioner degree that is a good entry point to management training programs. Students declared as General Business majors are not authorized to pursue a second baccalaureate degree in Business Administration.

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 International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) accredited.

General Education Core

Written Communication
Select one of the following:6.00
COLLEGE WRITING
and RESEARCH WRITING
COLLEGE WRITING AND RESEARCH
Oral Communication
Select one of the following:3.00
PRINCIPLES OF SPEECH
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Mathematical Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00 - 5.00
MATHEMATICS AS A LIBERAL ART
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS (or MATH-147A & MATH-147B)
CALCULUS I
STATISTICAL METHODS FOR THE SCIENCES
FOUNDATION OF ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS II
MATH FOR BUSINESS ANALYSIS
MATH FOR TECHNOLOGY
Humanistic & Artistic Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
WORLD CLASSICS
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
Select one of the following:3.00
SURVEY OF ART
THE ART AND HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE
INTRODUCTION TO THE ARTS
SURVEY OF MUSIC
MUSIC IN AMERICA
WORLD MUSIC
HISTORY OF MUSICAL THEATER
SURVEY OF THE THEATER
Scientific Ways of Knowing
Select one course from two disciplines; one lab7.00 - 8.00
SCIENCE FOR LIFE
PLANTS AND PEOPLE
HUMAN BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
THE CHEMISTRY OF DAILY LIFE
GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY
PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SYSTEMS
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL SCIENCES
NATURAL SCIENCE FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATOR
GENERAL PHYSICS I
PHYS SCIENCES FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATORS
DESCRIPTIVE ASTRONOMY
ENGINEERING PHYSICS I
Social & Behavioral Ways of Knowing
ECON-201PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MACROECONOMICS3.00
or ECON-202 PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MICROECONOMICS
PSYC-101INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY3.00
Diversity
Select one of the following:3.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
RACE AND ETHNICITY
COMMUNICATION AND DIVERSITY
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
NATIVE AMERICAN WRITTEN LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1865
UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1865
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE I
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE II
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
Integrative Seminar: Ethics & Values
Select one of the following:3.00
ID 300A - 300T (See course descriptions for options)
HELLS CANYON INSTITUTE
Foreign/Heritage Language
Take 16 credits of language if selecting a Bachelor of Arts degree16.00
Total Credits37.00-40.00

 Program Requirements

Major Courses
AC-231PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I3.00
AC-232PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II3.00
BUS-101INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS3.00
ENGL-203TECHNICAL WRITING3.00
or COMM-330 PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION
ECON-201PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MACROECONOMICS (take one at core)3.00
or ECON-202 PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MICROECONOMICS
Select one of the following:3.00
BUSINESS STATISTICS
STATISTICAL METHODS
STATISTICAL METHODS
STATISTICAL METHODS
Upper Division Courses
BUS 300/400Business Elective3.00
BUS-311FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT THEORY3.00
BUS-321PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING3.00
BUS-355INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR MANAGERS3.00
BUS-360LEADERSHIP3.00
or BUS-413 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
BUS-365BUSINESS LAW I3.00
Select one of the following:3.00
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
BUS-412HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT3.00
BUS-498ASENIOR STRATEGIC SEMINAR I3.00
BUS-498BSENIOR STRATEGIC SEMINAR II3.00
General Electives
Select 6 credits at the 300/400 level6.00
Select 32 general electives32.00
Total Credits86.00

Summary

General Education37
General Electives38
Major45
Total120

Students must earn at least a "C" in MATH, ECON, and PSYC-101.

Students must earn at least a "C" in all major courses (a C- is not an acceptable grade).  Students must also earn at least a 2.5 grade point average in all business courses combined, including Accounting and Economics.