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College Core Requirements

College Core Requirements

Business Core Requirements

All undergraduate students in the Driehaus College of Business complete foundational courses in the areas of accountancy, economics, finance, management, and marketing. The core curriculum also includes courses that emphasize the increasingly quantitative and technological nature of business, the importance of the entrepreneurial mindset, and how students can use their business education to address important social challenges.

Course Requirements

For a student to complete the Bachelor of Science in Business, the following Business Core courses totaling at least 60.0 hours are required:

Course Title Quarter Hours
Business Core Courses
ACC 101INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING I 14
ACC 102INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING II 14
BUS 101INTRODUCTION TO DRIEHAUS: BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS AND THE ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET4
BUS 102BUSINESS ANALYTICS4
BUS 103BUSINESS FOR SOCIAL GOOD4
ECO 105PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS4
ECO 106PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS4
FIN 310INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE4
MAT 137BUSINESS STATISTICS4
MGT 300PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT4
MGT 301PRINCIPLES OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 44
MKT 301PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING4
Business Technology 2
Select one of the following:4
BUS 202
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY
CSC 241
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE I
MIS 360
SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
Business Communication 3
Select one of the following:4
MKT 276
EFFECTIVE BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
ORGC 201
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION
Global Business Perspective 5
Select one of the following:4
ECO 316
EUROPEAN ECONOMIC HISTORY
ECO 330
RADICAL RESPONSES TO CAPITALISM
ECO 333
TOPICS IN GLOBAL ECONOMIES
ECO 334
UNDERSTANDING CHINA'S ECONOMY
ECO 360
ECONOMICS OF LOW-INCOME COUNTRIES
ECO 361
INTERNATIONAL TRADE
ECO 362
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY ECONOMICS
ECO 363
ECONOMICS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
FIN 340
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
FIN 355
GLOBAL IPOs & VENTURE CAPITAL
ICS 350
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SEMINAR
MGT 354
GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
MGT 357
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
MKT 340
MARKETING ACROSS CULTURES: A CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE ON MULTICULTURAL MARKETS
MKT 358
MARKETING IN A GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
MKT 360
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING
SOC 217
WORK IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD
A course taken as part of a term-long study abroad program
1

Strobel students take specially designated sections of all required ACC classes, including ACC 101 and ACC 102 (excluding ACC 250 and ACC 300).​

2

Actuarial Science and Economic Data Analytics majors must take CSC 241.

MIS majors must take MIS 360.

3

MKT majors and Sales minors must take MKT 276.

4

MGT 301-H is required if pursuing the Management Honors Program.

5

A course taken for Global Business Perspective that is in a student's major or minor field must be completed with a minimum grade of C- .

Business Core Timeline

  • BUS 101, BUS 102 and BUS 103 are intended to be completed by students during their first year of enrollment in the college.  
  • Business core requirements may be prerequisites to other courses.
  • Planning is essential to a student’s graduation timeline.
  • Academic advisors work with students to co-create customized degree completion plans and assist with balancing course load.

Business Ethics

All undergraduate students in the Driehaus College of Business complete a course in Business Ethics. It is recommended students take MGT 248 or PHL 248 in Philosophical Inquiry or MGT 228 or REL 228 in Religious Dimensions in the Liberal Studies Program (or University Honors Program) Requirements.

Second Majors and Minors

The addition of a second major or minor may affect the Business Core classes required for a student. Meet with an academic advisor to confirm requirements.

Math Requirements for all business majors (except Actuarial Science majors)

  • MAT 137 may be replaced by MAT 348 or MAT 351.

Grade Minimum Requirements for Hospitality Leadership Major

A minimum grade of C- is required for the following: ACC 101, ACC 102, BUS 101, BUS 102, BUS 103, BUS 202, ECO 105, ECO 106, MAT 137, and any ICS course used for the Hospitality Leadership major and Global Business Perspective.

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