Requirements – Business



Please note: If students are interested in pursuing the Human Resource Management or Marketing emphasis, they must take PSY1301 Introduction to Psychology to fulfill one of their General Education Social Science requirements.

The 60 credit hours of Core and Emphasis study is augmented by the General Education requirements set forth by Kentucky Wesleyan College. For students the General Education requirement will amount to approximately 44 credit hours. Those students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts will use 12 credit hours for study of a foreign language; the remaining credits can be used for additional upper level course work. Those students pursuing a Bachelor of Science are encouraged to pursue a minor, particularly in Psychology (for Human Resource Management), Communications (for Marketing) or Graphic Design. However, students may pursue other minors that fit their interests. All students in the Business Administration program must complete 120 credits of course work as outlined to graduat

Core Requirements33 Hours
ACCT 2311Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 2312Principles of Accounting II
BA 1300Principles of Business, Entrepreneurship and Consultancy
BA 3345Business and Professional Writing
ECON 2331Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 2332Principles of Macroeconomics
BA 3325Business Law
BA 3341Principles of Financial Management
BA 3357Management Information Systems
BA 2361Principles of Marketing
BA 4306Business Strategy and Innovation

If a student is interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business, s/he must complete intermediate proficiency in a foreign language, either by completing twelve hours of the same foreign language or through CLEP test credit.

While in the process of meeting core requirements, students choose an emphasis: General Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Marketing, or Management Information Systems. The requirements for those emphases are as follows:

General Business Administration27 Hours
BA 3359Managerial Statistics
BA 3360International Business
BA 4358Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
BA 4300Advanced Topics in Business Administration
ACCT 3317Managerial Accounting
ECON 3333Money, Credit and Banking or ECON 4331 Managerial Economics
BA 3354Human Resource Management or BA 4355 Organizational Leadership
BA 3353Operations Management
Plus one 3 hour business elective or an internship
Human Resource Management27 Hours
PSY 2302Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences
PSY 3307Learning Theories
PSY 3312 ORIndustrial-Organizational Psychology
PSY 3304 Psychological Testing
BA 3354Human Resource Management
BA 3327Employment Law
BA 3356Industrial Relations
BA 3330Compensation and Benefits
BA 3331Training and Development
BA 3332Staff and Career Development
Marketing27 Hours
PSY 2302Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences
BA 3362Consumer Behavior
BA 4363Marketing Research
BA 4362Marketing Management
BA 3360International Business
BA 3363 ORSalesmanship
CART 2303Introduction to Advertising
ECON 4331Managerial Economics
CART 2304Managerial Economics
CART 2304Introduction to Public Relations
Plus one 3 hour, upper-level business elective or an Internship
Management Information Systems27 Hours
BA 3359Managerial Statistics
MIS 3301Data Communications
MIS 3302Programming Logic and Design
MIS 3304Web Delivery
MIS 3303Database Systems and Management
MIS 3305Project Management
MIS 3306Systems Analysis and Design
MIS 3307Information Systems Security and DCP
Plus one 3 hour, upper-level business elective or an internship

All Business students must maintain a 2.0 GPA in their major.