Liberal Arts, BA, with Minor in Business (transition)

This program is not open for entry for the 2016–2017 year.

Underscoring the concept that liberal arts and business are complementary, the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts with a Minor in Business offers students the benefits of a traditional liberal arts education along with practical business skills and knowledge. Students have the opportunity to enhance their ability to think creatively and analytically while garnering the business perspectives that will help them in their professional lives.

This undergraduate program’s liberal arts courses encompass history, writing, politics, psychology, and sociology. Business courses focus on economics, math, and finance and include electives in accounting, leadership, organizational and consumer behavior, and marketing.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Courses

34 semester hours required

ENG 1105
and ENG 1106
College Writing 1
and Lab for ENG 1105
ENG 1107
and ENG 1108
College Writing 2
and Lab for ENG 1107
ENG 2105
and ENG 2106
Writing Workshop
and Lab for ENG 2105
ENG 3107
and ENG 3108
Writing for the Professions: Business and the Social Sciences
and Lab for ENG 3107
Course satisfying Engaging Difference and Diversity core3
Course satisfying Ethics (core 8)3
Course satisfying Engaging the Natural and Designed World core3
MTH 1100College Algebra3
MTH 2310Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences3
ITC 1000Computer Applications3
or ITC 2016 End-User Data Analysis Tools

Major Courses

48 semester hours required

History Requirement
HST 1100History of the World 1: Prehistory to the Renaissance3
or HST 1150 History of the World 2: From Renaissance to the Present
Economics Requirement
Complete 6 semester hours from the following:6
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Comparative Economic Systems
English Electives
Complete 3 semester hours from the ENG subject area.3
PHL 2310Symbolic Logic3
Political Science Electives
Complete 6 semester hours from the POL subject area.6
Mathematics/Statistics Electives
Complete 3 semester hours from the MTH subject area.3
Psychology and Sociology Requirement
PSY 1100Foundations of Psychology3
SOC 1100Introduction to Sociology3
Psychology Electives
Complete 3 semester hours from the PSY subject area.3
Sociology Electives
Complete 3 semester hours from the SOC subject area.3
History Electives
Complete 12 semester hours from the HST subject area.12

Minor in Business

18 semester hours required

Required Courses
MGT 1100Introduction to Business3
LST 4850Capstone Project in Liberal Studies3
Elective Courses
Complete 12 semester hours from the following:12
Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Business Law
Introduction to Corporate Finance
Organizational Behavior
Assessing Your Leadership Capacity
Principles of Marketing
Consumer Behavior

Open Electives

Complete a minimum of 20 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.