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Core Business Curriculum

 

All Goddard business programs share a common core of classes, allowing you to:

1. Explore and learn about many different areas of the business world
2. Build skills you'll need regardless of your business specialty

This curriculum format is both functional and flexible, allowing you to change your major (within the business school) up until your last few semesters without losing progress toward your degree.

CORE CURRICULUM
 

1

TAKE 8 PRE-ADMISSION CLASSES

These eight General Education and Business Foundations (BF) courses give you the base to succeed in all of our business and economic degree programs.

2 GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (C or higher)

  • ENG 2010 Intermediate College Writing
  • MATH 1050 QL - College Algebra

DELAYING MATH WILL DELAY YOUR DEGREE!

6 BUSINESS FOUNDATIONS COURSES
(2.5 GPA min. - course & cumulative)

  • ACTG 2010 Survey of Accounting I
  • ACTG 2020 Survey of Accounting II
  • ECON 2010 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 2020 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • IST 2010 Business Computer Skills
  • QUAN 2600 Business Statistics I

2 TAKE 13 BUSINESS CLASSES

These courses give you the base to succeed in the business world, no matter what specialty you choose.

COURSES REQUIRED FOR ALL BUSINESS MAJORS:

  • QUAN 2400 Business Calculus
  • QUAN 3610 Business Statistics II
  • BSAD 3200 Legal Environment of Business
  • BSAD 3330 Business Ethics & Corporate Responsibility
  • BSAD 4620 Executive Lectures
  • BSAD 4780 Strategic Management
  • FIN 3200 Financial Management
  • MGMT 3010 Organizational Behavior & Management
  • SCM 3050 Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • MKTG 3010 Marketing Concepts & Practice
  • IST 2020 Introduction to Information Systems

CHOOSE ONE COMMUNICATION/WRITING COURSE:

  • MGMT 3200 Managerial Communications
  • NET 3250 Business Communication
  • ENGL 3100 Professional & Technical Writing

CHOOSE ONE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COURSE*:
(*Note: Check major requirements first as one may be required for your major):

  • ACTG 4140 Accounting for Global Complex Entities
  • ECON 3110 International Trade
  • ECON 3120 International Finance & Monetary Systems
  • ECON 4170 Economic Development
  • IST 3710 Global Issues in Information Technology
  • MGMT 3400 International Business
  • MKTG 3600 International Marketing
  • SCM 4400 Global Supply Chain

3 TAKE APPROX. 8-9 MAJOR COURSES

The remaining 8-9 courses will be determined based on the business major that you choose. See your specific major for the required courses. 

MAJORS: