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Additional Course Information

Structure of the Major

Prerequisite courses are shown in parentheses.  Course descriptions can be found in the Business, Organizations, and Society section in the F&M Catalog.

Entry course

  • BOS 200: Organizing in the 21st Century: Strategies for Organizing

Breadth

  • ECO 100: Introduction to Economic Principles

  • BOS 315: Organizational Behavior (BOS 200)

  • BOS 224: Accounting for Decision-Making (BOS 200)

  • BOS 250: Quantitative Methods or MAT 116: Applied Statistics (MAT 109) or another approved quantitative course

  • BOS 324: Analysis and Control Systems (BOS 224)

  • BOS 332: Law, Ethics, and Society

  • BOS 341: Marketing (BOS 200)

  • BOS 360: Finance (ECO 100 & BOS 224)

  • MAT 109: Calculus I

Depth

3 courses in consultation with advisor, all of which must be above the 200 level, including at least one of which must be outside BOS. Examples include:

  • BOS 316: Human Resource Management (BOS 215 & 250)

  • BOS 325: Financial Reporting and Analysis (BOS 224 & 360)

  • BOS 335: Business and the Natural Environment

  • BOS 361: Securities Analysis (BOS 360)

  • BOS 363: Portfolio Management (BOS 360 and 361) (.5 Credit, can be taken twice)

  • ECO 301: Money and Banking (ECO 100)

  • ECO 335: Economic Development (ECO 201 or permission)

  • MAT 316: Probability and Statistics II (MAT 111 & 216)

  • MAT 337: Mathematics for Optimization (MAT 229 or permission)

  • PSY 305: Cognitive Psychology (Corequisite: PSY 230 or BIO 210

  • PSY 309: Social Psychology (PSY 100 or permission)

  • SOC 430: Sociology of Work and Occupations

  • Other approved courses in BOS and other departments

Capstone Course

  • BOS 480: Issues Facing Organizations in the 21st Century. Various contemporary themes studied in each section, e.g. Leading an Organization in the 21st Century; Innovation and New Product Development; Mergers and Acquisitions; Managing Risk.