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Bachelor's Degree Concentrations

Undergraduate Business Concentrations

 

Accounting (18 credits)

The accounting concentration prepares students for careers in public and private accounting.

ACT 310/BUS 311 Financial Accounting and Reporting I (PreReq: ACT 210/BUS 205)
ACT 320/BUS 312 Financial Accounting and Reporting II (PreReq: ACT 310/BUS 311)
ACT 340/BUS 314 Advanced Topics in Management Cost Accounting (PreReq: ACT 220/BUS 207)
ACT 350/BUS 319 Federal Income Taxation for Individuals (PreReq: ACT 210/BUS 205)
ACT 410/BUS 405 Auditing (PreReq: ACT 320/BUS 312)
ACT 460/BUS 469 Accounting Capstone
      (PreReq: ACT 310/BUS 311; ACT 320/BUS 312; FIN 310/BUS 343)

If a student desires to take the Missouri CPA exam he/she must take a total of 33 credit hours of accounting courses. After completing the major in Business Administration and the accounting concentration, the student will need an additional nine credit hours of accounting courses at the undergraduate or graduate level.

 

Finance (18 credits)

The finance concentration prepares students for careers in finance, banking, insurance, and real estate.

FIN 320/BUS 344 Money & Banking (PreReq: ECN 210/BUS 202; ECN 220/BUS 203; FIN 310/BUS 343)
FIN 325/BUS 346 Credit Management (PreReq: FIN 310/BUS 343)
FIN 330/BUS 352 Investments (PreReq: FIN 310/BUS 343)
FIN 335/BUS 394 Commercial Banking (PreReq: FIN 310/BUS 343)
FIN 430/BUS 465 Case Studies in Finance (PreReq: ACT 220/BUS 207; FIN 310/BUS 343)
ACT 430/BUS 415 Advanced Financial Management (PreReq: ACT 220/BUS 207; FIN 310/BUS 343)

 

Management (18 credit hours)

The concentration management gives students a general understanding of the behavioral aspects of organizations. It is ideal for students who are either undecided regarding the other business concentrations or who wish a non-quantitative approach to business administration.


HRM 310/BUS 331 Human Resource Management (PreReq: MGT 210/BUS 230)
MGT 310/BUS 303 Public Administration and Nonprofit Management (PreReq: MGT 210/BUS 230)
MGT 360/BUS 362 Entrepreneurship
MGT 370/BUS 351 International Management (PreReq: MGT 210/BUS 230; BSA 310/BUS 325)
MGT 430/BUS 376 Case Studies/Readings in Management (PreReq: MGT 210/BUS 230)
MGT 440/BUS 471 Leadership: Managing in a Changing Environment
      (PreReq: MGT 210/BUS 230 or MGT 350/BUS 387)

 

Social Entrepreneurship (18 credit hours)

The concentration in social entrepreneurship asks students to utilize business concepts to achieve social goals.

FCS/SOC 203 Foundations of Social Change
INT 207 The Power of Leadership
SWK 300 Social Issues and Social Welfare Policy
MGT 360/BUS 362 Entrepreneurship
COM 430 Argumentation and Debate (PreReq: COM 102)
MGT 450/BUS 413 Special Project for Social Entrepreneurship
       (PreReq: Student must have completed at least 64 credits -including 9 credits in major and 9 credits in Social Entrepreneurship concentration)

The listed concentrations are available in Business Administration, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, and Sports Management*.

*Requires a minimum of 90 prior semester transfer credits.