Stillman School of Business

To attain the degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, all students must satisfactorily complete liberal arts courses, both required and elective, business core courses, the requirements of their concentration and sufficient free electives to total 120 credits (121 credits for students concentrating in accounting and economics). The last 30 credits of the B.S. in Business Administration degree must be taken at the University.

To complete degree requirements satisfactorily, the student must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0. Each concentration specifies the average required in concentration courses. Each student is advised by a faculty member in the area of major concentration. The ultimate responsibility for complying with curriculum requirements rests with the student. Choice of a program of study must be made before completion of 75 credits, but normally occurs by the end of the sophomore year.

Four-Year Program: Core Curriculum
Arts and Sciences Required Core (40 credits)

CORE 1001 University Life 1
CORE 1101 Journey of Transformation 3
CORE 2101 Christianity and Culture in Dialogue 3
COST 1600 Oral Communication 3
COST xxxx Communications elective* 3
ENGL 1201-1202 Core English I-II 6
ENGL 2516 Business Writing 3
BIOL, CHEM,
ERTH, PHYS
Science** 3
MATH 1303 Mathematics 3
PHIL 1125 Philosophy 3
RELS Religious Studies (any 2 courses) 6
World Culture*** 1 Course 3

* Choose from COST 1610, 2622, 2623 or 2625.
** A roster of acceptable science courses is available in Jubilee Hall, Room 526, as well as on each student’s degree audit.
*** Students are required to complete one 3 credit world culture elective. Please consult your academic adviser or the staff of the Student Information Office (Jubilee Hall, Room 526) for a roster of acceptable courses.  Language courses are recommended.

Liberal Arts Requirement (15 credits):
It is strongly recommended that these additional arts and sciences credits include a logic course (e.g., PHIL 1104) and a sociology course (e.g., SOCI 1101).

Business Required Core (45 credits):

BACC 2103,2104 Accounting 6
BINT 3001,
BPOL 5000
Integrative Courses 6
BFIN 2201 Finance 3
BLAW 2301 Legal Studies
3
BITM 2701 Management Information Systems* 3
BMGT 2501,2503 Management 6
BMKT 2601 Marketing 3
BQUA 2811, 2812 Quantitative Analysis 6
ECON 1402, 1403, 2408 Economics 9

*Because of the competency-based curriculum, this specific course must be taken. No substitutions will be permitted.

Major Concentration (15-24 credits)
See specific concentration requirements

General Electives (0-8 credits)
General elective credits may be selected from any school in the University.

A Model Program

The following suggested program of study includes all core courses over a four-year period. When applicable, course prerequisites are indicated below the course title.

First Year (33 credits)

CORE 1001 University Life 3
CORE 1101 Journey of Transformation 3
BITM 2701 Management Information Systems 3
COST 1600 Oral Communication 3
ECON 1402 Principles of Economics I 3
ECON 1403 Principles of Economics II
(Prerequisite: ECON 1402)
3
ENGL 1201 Core English I 3
ENGL 2516 Business Writing 3
MATH 1303 Quantitative Methods for Business 3
RELS xxxx Religious Studies Elective 3
World Culture World Culture Elective 3

Second Year (30 credits)

CORE 2101 Christianity and Culture in Dialogue 3
BACC 2103 Financial Accounting
(Prerequisite: 30 credits)
3
 BACC 2104 Managerial Accounting
(Prerequisite: Accounting)
3
 BIOL, CHEM
PHYS, ERTH
Science Elective 3
BLAW 2301 Legal Foundations of Business 3
BQUA 2811 Business Statistics
(Prerequisite: MATH 1303)
3
BQUA 2812 Quantitative Decision Making
(Prerequisite: 45 credits and BQUA 2811)
3
ENGL 1202 Core English II
(Prerequisite: ENGL 1201)
3
ECON 2408 Money and Banking
(Prerequisite: ECON 1403)
3
PHIL 1125 Business Ethics 3

Third Year (18 credits)

BFIN 2201 Business Finance
(Prerequisite: 60 credits, ECON 1403, and BACC 2104; Corequisite BACC 2104)
3
BINT 3001 Global Business
(Prerequisites: BACC 2103-2104, BITM 2701, BLAW 2301, and ECON 1402-1403)
3
BMGT 2501 Principles of Management
(Prerequisite: 45 credits and ECON 1403)
3
BMGT 2503 Organizational Behavior
(Prerequisite: BMGT 2501)
3
BMKT 2601 Principles of Marketing
(Prerequisite: 45 credits and ECON 1403)
3
COST xxxx Communication Elective 3

Fourth Year (3 credits)

BPOL 5000 Business Policy
(Prerequisite: All Business Core Courses)
3

Note: Prerequisites are strictly enforced. Students registering prematurely for courses will be administratively withdrawn.

Concentration Requirements

For further information or an application please contact the Student Information Office at (973) 761-9222 or stillmaninfo@shu.edu.

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