Essential Business Skills For Everyone

Students develop analysis and communication skills useful in the business environment, including financial literacy, understanding of economic principles and effective presentation of data and ideas.


Complete at least three courses and a minimum of 10 credits. No more than two of these courses may have the same disciplinary prefix.

Complete one course from each cluster.

First Cluster (complete 1 course)

BA 101

Introduction to Business

2 credits

BA 105

Finance for Daily Decisions

2 credits

BA 201

Accounting Principles

4 credits

BA 202

Managerial Accounting

4 credits

Second Cluster (complete 1 course)

ECON 101

Economics of Social Issues

4 credits

ECON 102

Economics of Markets & Governments

4 credits

Third Cluster (complete 1 course)

BA 210

Excel for Business

2 credits

CS 130

Introduction to Software Tools

2 credits

MEDA 101

Fundamentals of Speaking

2 credits

MEDA 110

Intro to Communication

4 credits