Core Courses for Study in Business and Economics
∗Indicates courses offered in alternate years.
With the exception of economics, all business and economics department majors are required to take a set of core courses. Students complete these foundational courses in accounting, economics, information systems, and management prior to taking more advanced courses. The core also includes upper-level courses which are critical to the common body of knowledge for business.
In addition to the following courses, students are required to take Elementary Statistics or Statistics for the Natural Sciences and either Modeling with Algebra, Elements of Calculus or Differential Calculus.
ACTG 221 Financial Accounting
ACTG 222 Managerial Accounting
BUAD 221 Principles of Management
BUAD 301 Quantitative Decision Making for Business
BUAD 331 Organizational Behavior
BUAD 461 Management Policy
Computer Information Systems
CIS 121 Microcomputer Applications
CIS 251 Management Information Systems
ECON 211 Principles of Microeconomics
FIN 341 Financial Management
To graduate with a major from the department of business and economics, a student must be admitted to the department. Normally this process occurs during the spring semester of the sophomore year. Transfer students beyond the sophomore level apply for admission after their first semester at EMU. Only students admitted to the department will be permitted to participate in the internship program, and some upper-level classes are restricted to admitted students.