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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.


1st Fall Hours
ENGL 1010 Composition I 3
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
BUSN 1305 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN 1360 Software Applications for Business OR 3
INFS 1010 Computer Applications  
    Mathematics Elective
MATH 1530 Recommended
Action Items                                        
  Oct Meet with Success Coach or Advisor  
  Nov Register for next term  
1st Spring     Hours
 ACCT 1010 Principles of Accounting I 3
 BUSN 1380 Supervisory Management 3
    Humanities Elective
PHIL 121 Recommended
    Discipline-Specific Directed Electives1 6
Action Items                                         
  Jan Complete FAFSA for upcoming fall term  
  Mar Meet with Success Coach or Advisor  
  Apr Register for next term  
2nd Fall Hours
ECON 2010 Macroeconomics OR 3
ECON 2020 Microeconomics  
BUSN 2380 Principles of Marketing 3
    Discipline-Specific Directed Electives1 9
Action Items    
  Sept Complete Intent to Graduate with Faculty Advisor  
  Oct Meet with Faculty Advisor  
  Nov Register for next term  
2nd Spring Hours
BUSN 2399 Management Seminar2 3
    Discipline-Specific Directed Electives1 12
Action Items                                        
  Feb Take Exit Exam (ETS Proficiency Profile)  
  Mar Begin job search using RaiderRecruit  

1Discipline-Specific Directed Electives: Students may choose from many course offerings in Accounting (ACCT), Business (BUSN), Computer Science (CITC),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.

2This 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.

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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