Required Courses for Intended Business Majors

  • ACCT 2101 Principles of Accounting I
  • ACCT 2102 Principles of Accounting II (ACCT 2101 is a prerequisite for ACCT 2102)
  • ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 2106 Principles of Microeconomics
  • LEGL 2700 Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business
  • MIST 2090 Introduction to Information Systems in Business

Additional Courses Open to Intended Business Majors

Note Please see your academic advisor for placement of Terry coursework within your program of study.


  • ECON 4000 The Economics of Human Resources (Fall only)

    • Identify the costs and benefits managers should consider when deciding to hire, train, promote or terminate employees
    • Analyze workers’ decisions to invest in human capital
    • Identify the factors firms should consider in determining organizational structure and compensation schemes


  • ENTR 5500 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (Fall only)

    • Understand what entrepreneurship is and why entrepreneurship is important to society
    • Acquire tools to creatively solve problems and generate venture ideas
    • Prepare and present a high quality business plan

Music Business

  • MBUS 1100 Introduction to the Music Business (1 credit hour, Fall only)

    • Obtain the skills necessary to begin and maintain a career in the music industry
    • Know the fundamental concepts of business practices in the music industry
    • Learn practical applications of classroom knowledge to the music business environment
  • MBUS 3000 Business Fundamentals as Applied to the Music Industry (Fall only)

    • Gain the business fundamentals you need to navigate the music industry
    • Learn how business concepts apply to the various fields in the music industry
    • Understand fundamental approaches to business issues

Management Information Systems (MIST requires POM, email MIS Academic Advisor)

  • MIST 4600 Computer Programming in Business

    • Introduction to computer programming using an object-oriented language
    • Top-down design, structured programming, as well as debugging, testing and implementation
  • MIST 4610 Data Management and Analytics

    • Focus on the issues and principles of managing organizational data
    • Manage data though database development, access, and administration
    • Develop data models, create relational databases, and formulate and execute complex queries
  • MIST 5750 Business Process Management

    • Modeling business work systems with focus on processes and the information technology (IT) to support business processes
    • Focus is on discovering, analyzing, improving, and executing business processes

Real Estate

  • REAL 4000 Real Estate

    • Learn and apply basic business principles including finance, economics, and law
    • Examine the role of real estate within the economy and its importance to firms and individuals

Risk Management and Insurance

  • RMIN 4000 Risk Management and Insurance

    • Know how to identify and evaluate risk management principles critical to any business professional
    • Recognize risk management’s important role in the growing concern over catastrophe and financial risks
    • Explore career opportunities in the field of risk management and insurance