General Studies: Business BA/BS

The General Studies major serves a number of student needs: for strong liberal arts programs and for thorough pre-professional coursework. Within the guidelines provided by the program it is possible for a student, in consultation with an advisor, to tailor a course of study that is suited to his or her needs, abilities, interests, or academic and professional goals.

General Education Requirements

Written Communication
Select one of the following:6.00
WRITING AND RHETORIC I
and WRITING AND RHETORIC II
COLLEGE WRITING AND RESEARCH
Oral Communication
Select one from the following:3.00
FUNDAMENTALS OF ORAL COMMUNICATION
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Mathematical Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00-5.00
MATH IN MODERN SOCIETY
FINITE MATHEMATICS
COLLEGE ALGEBRA
COLLEGE ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY
STATISTICAL REASONING
CALCULUS I
STATISTICAL METHODS FOR THE SCIENCES
MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS II
FINITE MATHEMATICS
MATH FOR TECHNOLOGY
STATISTICAL REASONING
Humanistic & Artistic Ways of Knowing
Select one course from two categories:6.00-8.00
Literature
LITERATURE AND IDEAS
WORLD CLASSICS
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
MYTHOLOGIES
Arts
INTRODUCTION TO 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
HISTORY OF JAZZ AND POPULAR MUSIC STYLES
SURVEY OF THE THEATER
Language
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE I
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE II
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
Scientific Ways of Knowing
Select one course from two disciplines; one lab7.00-8.00
INTRODUCTION TO BIOINFORMATICS
CONCEPTS OF BIOLOGY
PLANTS AND PEOPLE
BIOLOGY IN FILM
HUMAN BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
CONCEPTS OF CHEMISTRY
GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY
PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE
PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SYSTEMS
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
INTEGRATED SCIENCE II
INTEGRATED SCIENCE I
INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL SCIENCES 1
NATURAL SCIENCE FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATOR
GENERAL PHYSICS I
GENERAL PHYSICS II
PHYS SCIENCES FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATORS
DESCRIPTIVE ASTRONOMY
ENGINEERING PHYSICS I
Social & Behavioral Ways of Knowing
ECON-201PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS3.00
or ECON-202 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS
PSYC-101INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY3.00
Diversity
Select one of the following:3.00-4.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
RACE AND ETHNICITY
COMMUNICATION AND DIVERSITY
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
NATIVE AMERICAN WRITTEN LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
WORLD HISTORY I
WORLD HISTORY II
UNITED STATES HISTORY I
UNITED STATES HISTORY II
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
SOCIAL-CULTURAL ASPECTS OF SPORTS
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
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
Integrative Seminar: Ethics & Values
Select one of the following:3.00
ID 300A - 300Z (see course descriptions for options)
HELLS CANYON INSTITUTE
Foreign/Heritage Language
Select 16 credits of language if selecting Bachelor of Arts Degree16.00
Total Credits37.00-43.00

Program Requirements

Major Courses
Select 54 credits from the following disciplines: AC, BUS, COMM, ECON54.00
30 credits must be upper division credits in the major area
Select one course from at least four of the Division's disciplines
Note: Major Credits may not duplicate Gen Ed courses
General Electives
Select 29 elective credits29.00
Total Credits83.00

Sequential Plan of Study 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
ENGL-101 WRITING AND RHETORIC I 3.00
COREOral Communication 3.00
COREMathematical Ways of Knowing 3.00
COREHumanistic & Artistic Ways of Knowing 3.00
ElectiveElective Credits 3.00
 Credits15.00
Spring
COREHumanistic & Artistic Ways of Knowing 3.00
COREScientific Ways of Knowing 3.00
ECON-201
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS
or PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS
3.00
ENGL-102 WRITING AND RHETORIC II 3.00
ElectiveElective Credits 3.00
 Credits15.00
Second Year
Fall
COREScientific Ways of Knowing 4.00
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON course 3.00
PSYC-101 INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY 3.00
ElectiveElective Credits 5.00
 Credits15.00
Spring
COREDiversity 3.00
ElectiveElective Credits 3.00
ElectiveElective Credits 3.00
ElectiveElective Credits 3.00
ElectiveElective Credits 3.00
 Credits15.00
Third Year
Fall
COREIntegrative Seminar: Ethics & Values 3.00
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON course 3.00
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON course 3.00
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON course 3.00
ElectiveElective Credits 3.00
 Credits15.00
Spring
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON course 3.00
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON course 3.00
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON course 3.00
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON course 3.00
ElectiveElective Credits 3.00
 Credits15.00
Fourth Year
Fall
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON in 300/400 level 3.00
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON in 300/400 level 3.00
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON in 300/400 level 3.00
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON in 300/400 level 3.00
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON in 300/400 level 3.00
 Credits15.00
Spring
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON in 300/400 level 3.00
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON in 300/400 level 3.00
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON in 300/400 level 3.00
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON in 300/400 level 3.00
Program RequirementSelect AC, BUS, COMM, ECON in 300/400 level 3.00
 Credits15.00
 Total Credits120.00

The BA/BS in General Studies: Business prepares students for a wide variety of opportunities including professional employment and graduate school.