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This self-directed program provides students with a well rounded business background while providing the flexibility to explore multiple business disciplines.  Students, in consultation with their faculty advisor, may strategically choose elective courses that will assist with meeting their individual interests and career focus.


General Education Requirements Hours
ENGL 1010 Composition I 3
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
    Humanities Elective 3
MATH   Math Elective 3
ECON 2010 Macroeconomics  OR  
ECON 2020 Microeconomics 3
Professional Course Requirements  
BUSN 1305 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN 1380 Supervisory Management 3
ACCT 1010 Principles of Accounting I 3
BUSN 2380 Principles of Marketing 3
BUSN 1360 Software Applications for Business  OR  
INFS 1010 Computer Applications 3
Major Course Requirements  
BUSN 2399 Management Seminar1 3
    Discipline-Specific Directed Electives2 27


1This course should be taken during the final year of coursework and/or after the completion of ENGL 1010, ACCT 1010, BUSN 1305, BUSN 1380, and BUSN 2380.

2Discipline-Specific Directed Electives: Students may choose from many course offerings in Accounting (ACCT), Business (BUSN), Computer Science (CISP), Economics (ECON), and Management (MGT) to meet this elective requirement. Credit may also be obtained through co-op opportunities (COE) or by acquiring credits for Prior Learning.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

This program is designed for students who plan to enter the workforce upon graduation.  Students intending to transfer to a baccalaureate program should follow the appropriate Associate of Science program.

Students pursuing any of the Business programs will be advised by the Social Science, Business and Education Division.


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Harriman, TN 37748-5011

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