Business Administration and Psychology, BS

This combined major educates students in business and psychology and the interface between the two disciplines. The scope and sequence of psychology courses provide students with a foundation in the interdisciplinary science of psychology, including statistics and research, social psychology, developmental psychology, cognition, and personality. Business courses provide a foundation in accounting, innovation, marketing, management, and organizational behavior, with the opportunity to concentrate in a specific area of business. Students completing this program should be able to understand the relationships between these fields that pertain to explaining and addressing human behavior and business practices.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Business Requirements

Required Courses
ACCT 1201Financial Accounting and Reporting4
ACCT 2301Managerial Accounting4
ENTR 2301Innovation!4
FINA 2201Financial Management4
INTB 1203International Business and Global Social Responsibility4
MISM 2301Management Information Systems4
or SCHM 2301 Supply Chain and Operations Management
MKTG 2201Introduction to Marketing4
ORGB 3201Organizational Behavior4
STRT 4501Strategy in Action4
Supporting Courses for Business
ECON 1115Principles of Macroeconomics4
or ECON 1116 Principles of Microeconomics
MATH 1231Calculus for Business and Economics4

Business Concentration

Complete one of the following concentrations.

Psychology Requirements

Required Courses
PSYC 1101Foundations of Psychology4
PSYC 2320Statistics in Psychological Research4
or MGSC 2301 Business Statistics
PSYC 3402Social Psychology4
PSYC 3466Cognition4
PSYC 3400Personality4
PSYC 3404Developmental Psychology4
Required Seminar
Complete one of the following:4
Seminar in Behavioral Modification
Seminar in Biological Psychology
Seminar in Psycholinguistics
Seminar in Cognition
Seminar in Personality
Seminar in Social Psychology
Seminar in Clinical Psychology
Seminar in Sensation and Perception
Seminar in Cognitive Neuroscience
Seminar in Developmental Psychology
Seminar in Social and Affective Neuroscience
Required Lab
Complete one of the following:4
Laboratory in Research Design
Laboratory in Biological Psychology
Laboratory in Psycholinguistics
Laboratory in Cognition
Laboratory in Social Psychology
Laboratory in Personality
Laboratory in Sensation and Perception
Laboratory in Affective Science
Laboratory in Life-Span Emotional Development
Laboratory in Developmental Psychology
Psychology Electives
Complete two PSYC courses not used to fulfill the requirements above:8
PSYC 1001 to PSYC 5999

Supporting Courses

Introduction to College
BUSN 1102Personal Skill Development for Business1
or PSYC 1000 Psychology at Northeastern
Co-op Preparation
Complete one of the following:1
Professional Development for Business Co-op
Professional Development for Co-op

Integrative Course

ORGB 3201Organizational Behavior4

Business GPA Requirement

A minimum 2.000 GPA in business courses is required.

Psychology GPA Requirement

A minimum 2.000 GPA in psychology courses is required.

Business Cooperative Education Requirement

Complete one six-month co-op experience.

Program Requirement

128 total semester hours required