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Mission Statement
Academic Policies 
Degree Audit Requirements
General Minor for Non-Business Students 

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College of Business and Innovation 


Administration 

Thomas G. Gutteridge, Dean 
(419)530-2285 

Anand S. Kunnathur, Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Research and Grant Development 
(419) 530-5644 

Terribeth Gordon-Moore, Associate Dean and Director of Undergraduate Programs and Administration
(419)530-4376  

Barb Robertson, Director of Student Retention and Academic Success
(419) 530-2087 


Academic Departments 

Accounting (419) 530-2277 
Chair: Dr. Donald Saftner (419) 530-2327 

Applied Organizational Technology (419) 530-3246
Chair: Dr. Terribeth Gordon-Moore (419) 530- 4376

Finance (419) 530-2436 
Chair: Dr. Mark Vonderembse (419) 530-4319 

Information Operations Technology Management (419) 530-2420
Chair: Dr. T.S. Ragu-Nathan (419) 530-2427 

Marketing and International Business (419) 530-2098
Chair: Dr. Anthony Koh (419) 530-2264 

Management (419)-530-2366 
Chair: Dr. Sonny Ariss (419) 530-4060 



Academic Support Services 

Office of Student Retention and Academic Success

Stranahan Hall North Room 3130 
Phone: 419.530.2087 
Fax: 419.530.5353 

 

Barb Robertson, Director of Student Retention and Academic Success 
barb.robertson@utoledo.edu  

 

Robert Detwiler, Academic Services and Recruitment 
robert.detwiler@utoledo.edu  

 

Kari Dilworth, Academic Services and Recruitment 
kari.dilworth@utoledo.edu  

 

Deborah A. Jones, Transfer Student Specialist 
deborah.jones2@utoledo.edu     

Jennifer McDowell Tharpe, Academic Services and Honors Specialist 
jennifer.mcdowell@utoledo.edu  

 

Darlene Stevens, Enrollment Management Specialist 
darlene.stevens@utoledo.edu  

    

Dawn Steinmiller, Student Services Coordinator 2
Dawn.steinmiller@utoledo.edu

Business Career Programs 

Stranahan Hall – North Room 4120 
Phone: 419.530.5400 
Fax: 419.530.7744  

Terribeth Gordon-Moore, associate dean and director of undergraduate programs and administration 
terribeth.gordon@utoledo.edu   


Mission Statement (adopted 10/02/07) 

"Developing Lifelong Leaders for the World of Business.." 

Preparing a diverse body of students for life-long careers as leaders and contributing professionals 
Delivering influential research and publications  
Enhancing the world of business practice and serving as a resource for regional economic development 


Accreditation 

The University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation has two undergraduate programs fully accredited at the undergraduate level by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). These include the bachelor of business administration (BBA) and the bachelor of science in information technology (BSIT). In addition, the graduate programs are accredited by the AACSB. 


Degrees Offered 

Bachelor of Business Administration 

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) undergraduate curriculum includes a broad liberal arts background, a general core of business courses, and a specific area of specialization. 

Accounting  
E-Commerce 
Entrepreneurship, Family, & Small Business 
Finance  
Financial Services  
Human Resource Management  
Information Systems  
International Business  
Marketing  
Operations / Supply Chain Management  
Organizational Leadership and Management  
Professional Sales  

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT)  The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) program is offered jointly by the College of Engineering and the College of Business and innovation. The BSIT program features a hands-on education leading to careers in the management of the technology infrastructure of organizations of all types and sizes. The program specifically focuses on the technology side of information technology and emphasizes interfacing technologies and the management of technologies. The curriculum covers the operational support and administration of diverse computing systems and the integration of existing technologies, components and products The program will provide students with a breadth of skills in the core information technologies including programming, computer hardware and networking, databases and Web technologies in order to prepare students for positions as information technologists providing operational and infrastructure support for computer and information systems in business, manufacturing, and institutional organizations.  

Bachelor of Applied Organizational Technology (BAOT)  All transfer students must have a minimum GPA of 2.25 and have completed a technical associate degree to be accepted into the College of Business and Innovation for the bachelor of applied organizational technology. Transfer students’ admission will be determined by the higher education (HEd) grade point average. The HEd GPA is based on all letter grades attained at all institutions of higher learning and uses the point average scale of “A” equaling four points.  

Associate Degree Program

The Department of Applied Organizational Technology (DAOT) offers degrees in: 

Accounting Technology  
Business Management Technology  
Computer Network Administration  
Computer Software Specialist  
Graphic Design/Digital Imaging and Web Design (Tech Studies)
Health Information Technology (pending approval) 
Information Services and Support  
Intermodal Transportation Technology (pending approval)
Pre-Business  (2+2 with BBA)
Programming and Software Development  
Technical Studies 


Admission Policies 


General Requirements 

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) 

To be admitted to the bachelor of business administration program (BBA) at The University of Toledo, students need a minimum 2.80 cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) or a minimum 25 ACT composite or 1150SAT composite. Students who do not qualify for admission to the College of Business and Innovation BBA may be admitted to the associate of arts pre-business degree program which is designed to complete the first two years of the bachelor of business administration degree. 

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) 

To be admitted to the minimum GPA of program at The University of Toledo, students need a minimum 2.4 cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) and a minimum 21 ACT composite or 980 SAT.  

Bachelor of Applied Organizational Technology (BAOT) 

All transfer students must have a minimum GPA of 2.25 and have completed a technical associate degree to be accepted into the College of Business and Innovation for the bachelor of applied organizational technology. Transfer students’ admission will be determined by the higher education (HEd) grade point average. The HEd GPA is based on all letter grades attained at all institutions of higher learning and uses the point average scale of “A” equaling four points.  

Associate Degree Programs 

To be admitted to an associate degree program in the College of Business and Innovation at The University of Toledo, students need a minimum 2.00 cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) or a minimum 18 ACT composite or 870SAT composite. Students who do not qualify for admission to the College of Business and Innovation will be admitted to the University of Toledo Learning Collaborative and may transfer to the College of Business and Innovation when the minimum requirements are met.  

Admission to Divisions 

The qualifications for admission to the undergraduate degree program and to the upper division, the prerequisites for courses, and all other requirements apply equally to full-time, part-time and transfer students. For purposes of admissions, the College of Business and Innovation has the following divisions: 

1. The Lower Division – Students enter this division upon admission to the University and to the college to complete the pre-professional business and University Core Classes. 

2. The Upper Division – Undergraduate students apply for admittance to the upper division when their earned hours plus their registered hours total 60. In additional to the 60 hours, a student must earn a minimum GPA of 2.25 in the following courses: BUAD 1010, 1020, 2040, 2050, 2060, 2070 and 2080; as well as an overall minimum GPA of 2.25. A student not meeting the overall standards but with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 will be reviewed by the college admission committee for admission to the upper division on an individual basis. Accounting majors have additional requirements which must be met – see below. 

 Requirements to be admitted to the accounting area of specialization and to register for ACCT 3100 are as follows: a minimum GPA of 2.50 in the introductory-level college accounting courses, including a grade of C (2.0) or better in BUAD 2040 and 2050 or equivalent courses, and an overall higher education minimum GPA of 2.50 in all prior college level courses.  

 (Students in the Department of Applied Organizational Technology degree programs should refer to the specific department section found below for more information) 

3. The Associate Division - Students enter this division upon admission to the University and college and will complete the required classes towards an associate degree in the chosen specialization. Students may also complete the pre-professional business and University Core Classes towards a bachelor degree if minimum requirements are not met initially to enter the bachelor degree program the first semester. 

4. The Graduate Studies DivisionThis division consists of all students who have been admitted for graduate study in the college. The procedure for admission and the entrance requirements are outlined in the Graduate School portion of this catalog. 


Transfer including Change of College Policy 

Admission Requirement 

All transfer students must have a minimum GPA of 2.40 to be accepted into the College of Business and Innovationto pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) or a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT), a minimum GPA of 2.25 to pursue a Bachelor of Applied Organizational Technology (BAOT) and a minimum 2.00 GPA to pursue any associate degree in the College of Business. Transfer students’ admission will be determined by the higher education (HE) grade point average. The HE GPA is based on all letter grades attained at all institutions of higher learning and uses the point average scale of an equaling four points. The admission of students wishing to change from another college within The University of Toledo to the College of Business and Innovation to pursue a Bachelor in Business Administration must have a minimum 2.40 GPA based on their current UT cumulative GPA. To pursue any associate degree in the College of Business, a student must have a minimum 2.00 GPA based on their current UT cumulative GPA.  

 Degree Requirements 

Transfer courses will be evaluated by the College of Business and Innovation after the student has submitted official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended and has been accepted by the college. The student must complete the evaluation process before the end of the first term of attendance at UT. 

For purposes of determining the UT GPA, grades from another institution do not transfer. The GPA will be based on the course work taken while enrolled in The University of Toledo. For students transferring into the College of Business and Innovation from another college within The University of Toledo, all undergraduate hours attempted and earned, as well as the GPA, will transfer. To qualify for the bachelor of business administration degree, students must fulfill all College of Business and Innovation course and grade requirements. 

Transfer students should note The University of Toledo will include all course work taken at all institutions of higher education in the calculation to determine if a student will graduate with honors. All college course work taken is computed in determining eligibility for graduation with honors, although no student will be awarded a level of honors above that indicated by The University of Toledo cumulative GPA. The University of Toledo requires a minimum of 30 semester hours of standard letter-graded courses from UT in order to qualify for graduation with honors. 

Transfer students must complete at least 50% of all business courses, as well as 50% of major/area of specialization courses and 50% of business minor courses at the University of Toledo.

Evaluation of Courses 

The College of Business and Innovation Office of Student Retention and Academic Success (OSRAS) will complete the evaluations based on course equivalencies determined by the appropriate academic unit. In many cases, courses from other universities/colleges have been pre-approved for equivalency and will transfer with confirmation. Equivalent courses from AACSB-accredited schools automatically transfer. When automatic transfer does not exist, it is possible for a student to obtain course equivalency by petitioning to take a proficiency exam. Students should provide a course syllabus and/or any additional documentation with the petition. Students should contact the OSRAS for additional information. 

 U Select 

U Select is a statewide Web-based transfer information system supported by the Ohio Board of Regents. U Select shows course equivalencies between public and private two-year and four-year colleges and universities, along with college degree requirements.  


College of Business and Innovation Honors Program 

College Honors 

The COBI Honors Program is an opportunity for students of high ability and achievement to enrich their regular program of college work. Admission is based on grades, scores on achievement tests and an essay. The College of Business and Innovation’s Honors Program is offered as part of the University Honors College. Students take honors courses in the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as in the College of Business and Innovation. Enrollment in honors courses is limited. Up to 30 freshman students are admitted each fall to a program leading to receipt of the College of Business and Innovation honors citation upon graduation.  

Departmental Honors 

Currently enrolled University of Toledo students and transfer students may apply during their last semester in the college’s lower division for admission to the College of Business and Innovation departmental Honors Program if they have completed at least 45 semester hours of college work and have earned a minimum GPA of 3.3 (4.0 scale). Students are admitted to the departmental honors program on a space-available basis. 

Program Requirements 

To be eligible for the College of Business and Innovation Honors Program citation, a student must: 

1. Fulfill all requirements for an approved degree program within the college with a minimum overall GPA of 3.3. 

2. Complete a minimum of 33 hours of honors courses, which must include the courses listed below. 

3.  If a student already has non-Honors credit for a required course, another honors course will be substituted. 

Lower Division Courses: 

BUAD 1000 Orientation for Business Students 

BUAD 1010 Introduction to Business 

BUAD 2040 Financial Accounting Information 

HON 1010 Readings Conference I 

HON 1020 Readings Conference II 

HON 2020 Multicultural Literatures: The North American Experience 

  Or 

HON 2030 Multicultural Literatures: The Non-European World 

Upper Division Courses: 

BUAD 3010 Principles of Marketing 

BUAD 3020 Principles of Manufacturing and Service Systems 

BUAD 3030 Managerial and Behavioral Processes in Organizations 

BUAD 3040 Principles of Financial Management 

BUAD 4020 Senior Business Policy Forum - Honors Thesis 

*A minimum of six hours earned by successful completion of two upper-division interdisciplinary seminars offered through the University Honors College. 

College of Business and Innovation Departmental Honors Program 

To be eligible for the College of Business and Innovation departmental Honors Program citation, a student must: 

1. Fulfill all requirements for an approved degree program within the college with a minimum overall GPA of 3.3. 

2. Complete a minimum of 15 hours of honors courses that must include the following: 

Upper Division Courses: 

BUAD 3010 Principles of Marketing 

BUAD 3020 Principles of Manufacturing and Service Systems  

BUAD 3030 Managerial and Behavioral Processes in Organizations  

BUAD 3040 Principles of Financial Management 

BUAD 4020 Senior Business Policy Forum-Honors Thesis 

3.  If a student already has non-Honors credit for a required course, another honors course will be substituted. 

Honors Retention Standards 

To remain in good standing in the College of Business and Innovation Honors Program, a student must earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 by the end of the first year (typically at least 30 hours), 3.1 by the end of the second year (typically at least 60 hours), and 3.2 by the end of the third year (typically at least 90 hours), and make satisfactory progress toward fulfillment of the requirements for a degree “with honors” in the college. 


Academic Policies 

Academic Advising 

Students receive advising concerning their academic program from the college professional advisers located in the Office of Student Retention and Academic Success in Stranahan Hall North Room 3130. Appointments and walk-in hours are available throughout the year. Students may also email general questions to the staff through COBIadvising@utoledo.edu. Degree audits (DARS) are available in the office and online through Student Self-Service through the myUT portal. 

Student Responsibilities 

Students are responsible for selecting the correct courses for their programs of study each semester and for fulfilling their degree requirements. Although advisers will assist wherever possible, the final responsibility for fulfilling all degree requirements rests with the student. 

Declaring or Changing a Major and/or Minor 

Forms for declaring or changing a college major and/or minor are available in the Office of Student Retention and Academic Success or online at www.utoledo.edu/business

GPA Recalculation for Repeated Courses 

Effective fall 2006, if a student repeats a UT course and receives a higher grade, a request to delete the original grade, as long as the original course grade was lower, can be made. Prior to fall 2006, if a student repeats a UT course and receives a grade of C (2.0) or higher, a request to delete the original grade, as long as the original course grade was a C- or lower, can be made. The request form is available in the Student Services Center. If the original grade was earned because of cheating or academic dishonesty, it will not be deleted. A maximum of 12 credit hours can be deleted. 

Academic Probation 

When a student’s cumulative GPA falls below 2.0, the student is automatically placed on probation. 

Academic Suspension 

Academic suspension means a student is dropped from The University of Toledo for a minimum period of one semester. A student is subject to academic suspension if he/she falls below the minimum requirements or fails to make sufficient progress toward attainment of the degree. No course work taken at any other educational institution during the student’s suspension shall be accepted as transfer credit. However, students may remove incompletes while under suspension. See the General Section of this catalog for additional details on University probation and suspension policies. 


Readmission 

Suspended students cannot enroll at UT for at least one semester. A suspended student must submit an appeal in writing for readmission to the assistant dean for student services. Students suspended for a second time cannot enroll at UT for at least one year. Appeals must be received at least one month prior to the beginning of the academic term.

Code of Student Academic Conduct and Student Academic Grievance Procedure 

Issues related to charges of student academic misconduct or disputes as to final course grades, and the procedures for resolving such issues are set forth by the specific language of the Code of Student Academic Conduct and the procedures for resolution of such issues in the Student Academic Grievance Procedure. Procedural guidelines may be located on the college’s Web site at www.business.utoledo.edu


Degree Audit Requirement (DARS) 

The Degree Audit Reporting System is an automated record that contains all of a student’s graduation requirements and tracks that student’s progress toward meeting those requirements. Degree audits are available to students upon request from the Office of Student Retention and Academic Success and online through the myUT portal Student Self-Service. Students are encouraged to keep current degree audits for their personal use and to discuss their degree audits with their academic advisers. 


Degree Requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) 

Grade and Hour Requirements 

In order to earn a B.B.A. degree, students must complete a minimum of 126 hours of course work, with a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. All University core, lower division and upper division requirements must be satisfied. Students must earn a minimum of a C (2.0) grade in each course in the area of specialization, in COMM 3880, and in each course in a business minor (if one is completed). The departmental chair has the prerogative of substituting an additional course in the area of specialization or minor, rather than requiring the student to repeat the course in which a grade below C was received. The student must earn a C or higher in the substituted course for it to satisfy the requirements of the specialization or minor.  

Lower Division Curricular Requirements 

Students earning bachelor degrees in all colleges and programs are required to complete between 27 and 31 credit hours of courses that comprise the University Core Curriculum. The courses are distributed in the areas of English composition, humanities/fine arts, social sciences, natural sciences, mathematics and multicultural studies. 

Lower Division courses that each student is required to take in the College of Business and Innovation, regardless of area of specialization, are identified below.  Students must earn a minimum 2.25 GPA in the subset courses (*) to meet graduation requirements.

  BUAD 1000 Orientation for Business Students 

  BUAD 1010 Introduction to Business (*) 

  BUAD 1020 Microcomputer Applications (*)

  BUAD 2000 Career Development I 

  BUAD 2040 Financial Accounting Information (*)

  BUAD 2050 Accounting for Business Decision Making (*) 

  BUAD 2060 Data Analysis for Business (*)

  BUAD 2070 Application of Statistics in Business Decision Making (*)

  BUAD 2080 Global Environment of Business (*)

 


Upper Division Curricular Requirements 

All students must make formal application for admission to the upper division one semester before the semester in which they earn 60 hours.  

The core junior and senior years of the curriculum consist of the following upper division business requirements, an area of specialization, and a minor or business elective courses and COMM 3880. Students must earn a minimum 2.25 GPA in the subset courses (*) to meet graduation requirements. Students must also earn a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher in all major and minor courses as well as COMM 3880.

BUAD 3000 Career Development II 

BUAD 3010 Principles of Marketing (*)

BUAD 3020 Principles of Manufacturing and Service Systems (*)  

BUAD 3030 Managerial and Behavioral Processes in Organizations (*)  

BUAD 3040 Principles of Financial Management (*)  

BUAD 3050 Information Technology Management (*) 

BUAD 3470 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business (*) 

BUAD 4020 Senior Business Policy Forum (*) 

COMM 3880 Professional Business Communication  

 

Requirements for areas of specialization and minors are identified by functional area in the following pages. Students in the College of Business and Innovation wishing to pursue a second area of specialization can count up to two relevant courses (6 hours) taken in their first specialization toward a second specialization. Relevance of the courses is at the discretion of the two departments. Such a program may require taking more than the minimum of 126 hours for the B.B.A. degree. 

Residence Requirement 

To earn a degree from the College of Business and Innovation, a student must complete at least 50 percent of business credits from the college as well as 50 percent of their major and minor course work. The senior year (final 30 semester hours) in the baccalaureate program must be taken in residence at UT by all business students. Under certain circumstances, appeals to this rule are approved for up to 15 semester hours.

Class Ranks 

In the College of Business and Innovation, class rank is determined as follows: 

Rank Hours Earned 

Freshman 0-29.99 
Sophomore 30-59.99 
Junior 60-89.99 
Senior 90+  

Programs of Study - BBA 

Areas of Specialization / Majors

Students must take a minimum of 10 courses between their area of specialization and either a business minor, second specialization or other 3000/4000 level business electives. Courses in the area of specialization may consist of required and or elective courses and an internship opportunity. 


Accounting 

Donald Saftner, adviser 

The department of accounting offers courses in the areas of financial accounting, management accounting, auditing, accounting systems and taxation. Completion of an accounting area of specialization leads to professional careers in public accounting, business and government and begins the preparation for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) examinations. 

The specialization in accounting is designed to enable students to advance more rapidly to positions of responsibility and leadership in their chosen fields. In the state of Ohio, all candidates taking the CPA exam must have completed 150 credit hours. Accounting career fields other than public accounting have not adopted the 150-hour requirement. The department of accounting offers a graduate degree that can be pursued in addition to a bachelor’s degree. 

Program Requirements 

No junior-level accounting courses may be attempted until a student is admitted to the upper division and the Accounting major by the College of Business and Innovation. 

Required Course: 18 hours 

ACCT 3100 Financial Accounting & Systems 

ACCT 3110 External Financial Reporting I 

ACCT 3210 Individual Taxation 

ACCT 3310 Accounting Information Systems and Controls  

ACCT 4120 External Financial Reporting II  

ACCT 4310 Internal Reporting  

 

Electives: Choose one of the following - 3 hours: 

ACCT 4130 External Financial Reporting III 

ACCT 4410 Government and Not-For-Profit Accounting 

ACCT 4420 Auditing 

Students wishing to register for ACCT 3100 must meet the following prerequisites: a GPA of 2.50 or better in all introductory level college accounting courses, including a grade of C (2.0) or higher in BUAD 2040 and 2050 or equivalent courses, and an overall higher education GPA of 2.50 or higher in all prior college-level courses. 


Electronic Commerce 

Thuong Le, adviser 

The electronic commerce (e-commerce) specialization provides students with the managerial and technical skills for successful careers in the Internet economy. E-commerce competencies are essential for business professionals in fields such as marketing, financial services, international business, purchasing, information systems, operations management and professional sales. 

Program Requirements 

Required Courses:  12 hours 

EBUS 3090 E-Commerce and the Networked Economy  

EBUS 3180 Web Design for Business Communication  

EBUS 4040 E-Commerce Intelligence Management  

EBUS 4150 E-Commerce Business Models & Project Management 

Electives – Choose one of the following career tracks: 6 hours  

 

Information Technology for Electronic Commerce  

Any 2 - 3000-4000 level INFS electives  

Or  

Electronic Commerce Business Applications  

MKTG 3280 Internet Marketing    

(required in this career track) 

 and 

FINA 4090 Financial Markets and Institution 

  or 

MKTG 3260 Global Framework for E-commerce  

 

And for both career tracks:

MKTG 4940, Internship, or 3000/4000 level business elective


 Entrepreneurship, Family, & Small Business 

 Sonny Ariss, advisor 

Program Requirements  
Required Courses: 18 hours 

EFSB 3590  Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 

EFSB 4010  Growing Family and Entrepreneurial Businesses 

EFSB 3480  Entrepreneurial Finance 

BLAW 3570 Laws of Structuring and Operating a Business 

PSLS 3440  Professional Sales 

FINA 3480  Investments 

Also EFSB 4940, Internship, or 3000/40000 level business elective


Finance 

FINA departmental adviser 

For this area of specialization, students must earn a grade of C (2.0) or higher in BUAD 3040 and complete a total of 21 hours, consisting of four required courses (12 hours) beyond BUAD 3040, and three finance electives (9 hours). 

Program Requirements 
Required Courses:  12 hours 

FINA 3480 Investments  

FINA 4080 Intermediate Corporate Finance 

FINA 4090 Financial Markets and Institutions 

FINA 4670 Advanced Financial Management 

Electives: 9 hours 

Any three finance electives with the exception of FINA 2000, 3060, 4610 and 4880. 

 


Financial Services 

FINA departmental adviser 

Program Requirements 
Required Courses: 15 hours 

 1 course from: 

FINA 3600 Risk Management or FINA 3610 Life and Health Insurance or FINA 4890 Financial and Estate Planning 

1 course from: 

FINA 3660 Real Estate Principles, Practices and Finance or FINA3670 Real Estate Valuation or 

FINA 3680 Real Estate Law, Insurance and Taxes 

FINA 3480 Investments  

FINA 4090 Financial Markets and Institutions 

PSLS 3440 Sales  

Electives: Select two courses not used as required courses from the following – 6 hours 

FINA 3600 FINA 3660 FINA 3680 FINA 4870 

FINA 4940 FINA 3610 FINA 3670 FINA 4100 

FINA 4890 FINA 3080 FINA 3070 FINA 4480      

 


Human Resource Management 

Sonny Ariss, adviser 

Human resource management is designed to prepare candidates to assume positions as human resource practitioners in domestic and international business organizations, hospitals, nonprofit organizations, and local, state and federal government agencies. 

Program Requirements 
Required Courses: 21 hours 

BLAW 3550 Legal and Safety Compliance  

HURM 3220 Human Resource Management  

HURM 3630 Conflict Management:  Mediation and Negotiations  

HURM 4640 Benefits, Health and Wellness 

HURM 4650 Compensation  

HURM 4660 Planning, Selection & Recruitment 

HURM 4710 Training and Evaluation 

 


Information Systems 

T.S. Ragu-Nathan, adviser 

Information systems provides the student with the managerial and technical skills required to enter the challenging and dynamic field of computers and information systems. The student acquires knowledge involving a variety of topics, including widely used business programming languages, the design and implementation of management information systems, networking and communications, the managerial aspects of system development and the latest technological developments in database management, computer software and information technology. The proposed changes to the major recommend that student double major within the College of Business and select another functional area in addition to Information Systems. The additional non-INFS elective course work will allow students to double count those courses between the two majors. 

Program Requirements  
Required Courses:  12 hours 

INFS 3380 Web Application Development I  

INFS 3770 Data Base Management Systems  

INFS 4510 Systems Analysis & Design  

INFS 3980 Contemporary Topics (Functional Information Systems) 

Electives: choose two from the following – 6 hours 

INFS 3150, INFS 3160, INFS 3240, INFS 3250, INFS 3370, INFS 3780, INFS 3980, INFS 4300, INFS 4320, INFS 4620, INFS 4810, *FINA 4080, *FINA 4670, *MKTG 3880, *MKTG 4130, *PSLS 3080, *PSLS 3450, *ACCT 3310, *ACCT 4310  

*elective options for double majors only

Also INFS 4940, Internship, or and 3000/4000 level business elective


International Business 

Thomas Sharkey and Sam Okoroafo, advisers 

The international business area of specialization plays a key role in preparing future business managers for today’s dynamic global marketplace. The program provides training for careers in small, mid-sized and large companies and government and international agencies with a global orientation, particularly multinational corporations, export-import firms, banks, transportation and logistics firms, and government and international agencies involved in international trade, finance and economic development. 

Program Requirements 
Required Courses: 12 hours 

FINA 3500 International Finance  

IBUS 3600 International Management  

IBUS 4360 Global Business Strategies 

MKTG 3140 International Marketing  

Electives: Select any two – 6 hours 

BLAW 3670 International Business Law 

IBUS 4490 Global Management Systems  

IBUS 3150 Understanding Cultural Differences for Business 

IBUS 4180 North American Business Practice 

MKTG 3260 Global Framework for E-Commerce 

MKTG 4220 International Sourcing, Logistics and Transportation  

Other courses subject to approval, including study abroad courses, IBUS 4100 and internships in international business. 

IBUS 4940 or 3000/4000 level business elective

Foreign Language Requirements for International Business Area of Specialization 

Students with an area of specialization in international business must demonstrate foreign language proficiency by satisfying one of the following requirements: 

a) Completing four years of one foreign language in high school with a grade of B or higher in each course; or 

b) Completing a university-level fourth semester (2150 or Intermediate II) foreign language course; or 

c) Have a proficiency in a native language other than English. 

 


Marketing 

Anthony Koh, adviser 

The marketing specialization provides the student with the skills to make decisions about product design and quality, pricing, channels of distribution, advertising and personal selling in ways that enhance consumer satisfaction and further the goals of the organization. The student learns to approach problems with a clear understanding of the relationship between marketing and other business functions. 

Program Requirements 
Required Courses:  9 hours 

MKTG 3850 Buyer Behavior and Relationship Marketing  

MKTG 3880 Marketing Research & Data-Based Management  

MKTG 4130 Marketing Analysis & Decision Making   

Electives:  Select 6 hours from module I and 6 hours from either module 1 or module II to equal 12 hours 

Module I: 

MKTG 3140 International Marketing 

MKTG 3280 Internet Marketing 

MKTG 3690 Principles of Marketing Communication  

MKTG 4540 Business Marketing 

MKTG 4940 Internship  

PSLS 3440 Sales  

Module II:  

MKTG 3130 Supply Chain Management 

MKTG 3260 Global Framework for E-Commerce   

MKTG 3870 Advertising Strategy  

MKTG 3910 Direct Marketing 

MKTG 4120 Marketing Channels Management  

MKTG 4220 International Sourcing, Logistics & Transportation   

MKTG 4520 Advanced Market Analysis  

MKTG 4570 Product & Pricing Management  

MKTG 4980 Special Topics  

MKTG 4990 Independent Study  

PSLS 3080 Purchasing & Business Relationship Mgmt   

PSLS 4710 Sales Force Leadership  



Operations / Supply Chain Management 

Paul Hong, adviser 

Operations & Supply Chain Management is designed for students who are interested in the revitalization and enhancing the competitiveness of America’s industrial base or who want to pursue careers in the rapidly expanding service sector. Students select either the Operations or Supply Chain track. In operations management, students acquire the knowledge and skills to manage people and resources. Students are given a broad overview of operations from product design, process selection, TQM, production planning and schedulingIn supply chain management, the emphasis will lie in sourcing, industrial marketing, logistics, transportation, quality, information systems, emerging practices in supply chain management and e-commerce.. A student cannot have areas of specializations in operations management and supply chain management. 

 

Program Requirements 
Operations Mgmt Required Courses: 18 hours 

OPMT 3340 Quality Management 

OPMT 3610 Production Planning and Control  

OPMT 3660 Materials Management and Purchasing  

MKTG 4220 International Sourcing, Logistics, and Transportation  

OPMT 4420 Service Operations Management  

OPMT 4760 Simulation Modeling and Analysis of Manufacturing/Service Systems 

Supply Chain Mgmt Required Courses: 18 hours 

OPMT 3340 Quality Management 

OPMT 3610 Production Planning and Control  

OPMT 3660 Materials Management and Purchasing  

MKTG 4220 International Sourcing, Logistics, and Transportation  

MKTG 3130 Supply Chain Management 

EBUS 3090 E-Commerce and the Networked Economy 

 


Organizational Leadership and Management 

Sonny Ariss, adviser 

The area of specialization in organizational leadership and management prepares students to enter a variety of organizations, both for profit and not-for-profit. Graduates of this program receive assessment and training in a number of areas that are crucial to a manager’s success – planning, ethical decision-making, interpersonal skills, team-building, performance development and evaluation, conflict management, motivation and leading change. 

Program Requirements 
Complete the following courses:  21 hours 

HURM 3220 Human Resource Management 

HURM 3630 Conflict Management:  Mediation and Negotiations  

MGMT 3770 Ethics in Leadership and Management 

MGMT 4210 Leading and Managing Organizational Improvement  

MGMT 4250 Performance Management for Individuals and Teams   

MGMT 4330 Organizational Leadership and Management Practicum  

MGMT 4780 Leadership & Managerial Competencies  

 


Professional Sales 

Ellen Pullins, adviser 

The professional sales area of specialization prepares students for distinguished careers in business-to-business selling. Listed below are specific courses in the University Core and specific electives needed to fulfill the requirements for a specialization in professional sales. Please see the adviser for details. 

Program Requirements 
Required professional sales and business courses:  21 hours 

MKTG 4540 Business Marketing 

PSLS 3080 Purchasing & Business Relationship Management  

PSLS 3440 Sales  

PSLS 3450 Account & Territory Management 

PSLS 4710 Sales Force Leadership  

PSLS 4740 Advanced Sales 

PSLS 4940 Sales Internship 

Recommended Arts and Sciences courses, including required University Core courses:  

PSY 1010 Introduction to Psychology (University Core requirement – Social Science) 

  Or 

SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology (University Core requirement – Social Science)   

COMM 3840 Interpersonal Comm. (University Core requirement – Humanities/Fine Arts)  

PHIL 1020 Critical Thinking (University Corerequirement – Humanities/Fine Arts) 

  Or 

PHIL 1010 Introduction to Logic (University Core requirement – Natural Sciences) 

 

Choose two Communication courses (6 hours) from the following: 

COMM 1010 Communication Principles and Practices  

COMM 2600 Public Presentations  

COMM 3810 Group Communication  

COMM 3820 Persuasion Theory 

COMM 4810 Nonverbal Communication  

  


Minors 

Business Minor or Business Electives for Business Students – 9 hours 

Students complete 3 junior/senior level Business electives or a 3 courses toward a Business minor as part of their degree requirements. 

The following minors are ONLY available for College of Business and Innovation students. Students cannot duplicate credit in their minor, area of specialization and upper division core. The minor consists of three courses (9 hours), unless otherwise noted. 

Accounting 

ACCT 3000 Financial Statement Analysis 

ACCT 3010 Cost Accounting for Non-Accounting Majors   

ACCT 3030 Tax for Non-Accounting Majors 

Students may make substitutions for the above courses with the permission of the chair of the department of accounting. 

Business Analysis 

FINA 3070 Business Fluctuations and Outlooks 

  Or  

FINA 3080 Managerial Economics 

INFS 3250 Software Applications in Business 

OPMT 4450 Forecasting 

Business Economics 

FINA 3070 Business Fluctuations & Economic Outlook  

FINA 3080 Managerial Economics 

OPMT 4450 Forecasting 

  or 

FINA 3500 International Finance 

Business Law 

Complete three of the following: 

BLAW 3550 Legal & Safety Compliance Issues in Human Resource Management  

BLAW 3570 the Laws of Structuring and Operating a Business  

BLAW 3670 International Business Law 

BLAW 4570 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Managing Innovation and Technology  

BLAW 4580 Detection and Prevention of Deceptive Business Practices 

MGMT 3770 Ethics in Leadership and Management 

Commercial Real Estate 

FINA 3660 Real Estate Principles, Practices and Finance   

FINA 3670 Real Estate Valuation  

FINA 3680 Real Estate Law, Insurance and Taxes  

Decision Sciences: 

Complete any three of the following courses: 

OPMT 3310 OPMT 3760 OPMT 3750 

OPMT 4450 OPMT 4760 OPMT 4750 

MKTG 3880 

Electronic Commerce  

Required Courses: 

EBUS 3090 E-Commerce & the Networked Economy   

EBUS 3180 Web Design for Business Communications  

Elective: Choose one of the following 

EBUS 4040 E-Commerce Intelligence Management   

INFS 3150 Principles of Structural Computer Programming & Problem Solving   

MKTG 3280 Internet Marketing  

Entrepreneurship, Family, & Small Business 

Required Courses:    

EFSB 3590 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management   

EFSB 4010 Growing Family and Entrepreneurial Businesses  

EFSB 3480 Entrepreneurial Finance  

  OR 

FINA 4840 Small Business Financial Policies and Practices    

Finance Required Courses:   

FINA 3480 Investments  

FINA 4080 Intermediate Corporate Finance  

FINA 4090 Financial Institutions and Markets 

 Financial Services 

Complete three of the following:   

FINA 3480 FINA 3660 FINA 4090 PSLS 3440* 

FINA 3600 FINA 3670 FINA 4870 FINA 3610 

FINA 4100 FINA 4890  

*With permission from chair of the department of finance. 

Information Systems 

Required: 

INFS 3250 Software Applications in Business 

  Or 

INFS 3770 Database Management Systems  

Any two additional electives:   

INFS 3150 INFS 3160 INFS 3240 INFS 3250 

INFS 3370 INFS 3770 INFS 3980 INFS 4300 

INFS 4320 INFS 4620 INFS 4810  

Insurance and Risk Management

FINA 3600 Risk Management 

FINA 3610 Life and Health Insurance 

FINA 4890 Financial and Estate Planning 

International Business:   

Select three courses, taking into consideration prerequisites, from those listed under the international business (IBUS) area of specialization. 

Management 

Complete three of the following:   

HURM 3220 Human Resource Management 

HURM 3630 Conflict Management:  Mediation and Negotiations  

MGMT 3770 Ethics in Leadership and Management  

MGMT 4210 Leading and Managing Organizational Improvement 

MGMT 4250 Performance Management for Individuals and Teams  

MGMT 4780 Leadership and Managerial Competencies  

Marketing:   

Required: 

MKTG 3850 Buyer Behavior and Relationship Management 

    or 

MKTG 3880 Marketing Research and Data-Based Management  

 

Electives: 

Select two courses (6 hours) from the courses listed for the marketing specialization, except MKTG 4940. 

 

Operations Management 

Select three courses:   

OPMT 3340 Quality Management 

OPMT 4760 Simulation Modeling 

OPMT 3610 Production Planning and Scheduling 

OPMT 3660 Materials Management and Purchasing 

Professional Sales:   

Required: 

PSLS 3440 Sales  

Electives:  Select two from the following  

PSLS 3080 Purchasing and Business Relationship Management  

PSLS 3450 Account and Territory Management 

PSLS 4710 Sales Force Leadership 

PSLS 4740 Advanced Sales 

MKTG 4540 Business Marketing 

Small Business Financial Management  

Required Courses:  6 hours 

FINA 4080  Intermediate Corporate Finance ........ 3 

FINA 4840  Small Business Financial Policies and Practices  

Elective:  Choose one of the following – 3 hours 

FINA 3670  EFSB 3590  EFSB 4010  FINA 4090  FINA 4670 

Supply Chain Management:  

Required:  MKTG 3130 Intro to Supply Chain Management 

Electives: Select two from the following 

OPMT 3340 Quality Management 

OPMT 3660 Materials Management & Purchasing 

MKTG 4220 International Sourcing, Logistics, Transportation  

 

 

Programs of Study – Associate Degrees* 

*Suggested curriculum is subject to change. Please consult the Office of Student Retention and Academic Success for up-to-date information. 

 

Accounting Technology 

BUAD 1000 Orientation ...................................                  1 

BMGT 1010 Business Principles ......................                    3 

BMGT 1500 Workplace Communication and Presentations   3

BMGT 2100 Managing in a Global Economy..............           3 

BMGT 2700 Managing Diversity in the Workplace                3 

MATH 1200 OR 1260 Core Math Course ..................           3 

ENGL 1110 College Composition I .................                     3 

ENGL 2960 Org Report Writing ......................                    3 

BMGT 2310 Legal Environment of Business....................    3 

ACTG 1040 Financial Accounting ...................                    3 

ACTG 1050 Managerial Accounting ................                    3 

CMPT 1100 Computer Information Application                    3  

CMPT 1410 Microsoft Excel ............................                   2 

CMPT 1200 Quickbooks....................                                 3 

ACTG 2300 Cost Accounting ...........................                 3 

ACTG 2100 Intermediate Accounting ..............                 3  

ACTG 2400 Fundamentals of Taxation ............                 3 

Humanities Elective ..........................................              3 

Social Science Elective .....................................                6 

Technical Elective .............................................               3 

   ...................................................  Total  60   

 

Business Management Technology 

BUAD 1000 Orientation ...................................               1 

BMGT 1010 Business Principles ......................                 3 

ENGL 1110 College Composition I .................                  3 

ENGL 2960 Org Report Writing ......................                 3 

MATH 1200 or 1260 Core Math Course ..................         3 

CMPT 1100 Computer Information Applications                3 

MARS 1010 Marketing Principles....................                  3 

BMGT 1500 Workplace Communication & Presentations   3 

BMGT 1540 Organizational Behavior..............                  3 

CMPT 1430 Microsoft Word ............................                 2 

ACTG 1040 Financial Accounting ...................                 3 

BMGT 2010 Workplace Management..............                 3 

BMGT 2110 Managing in a Global Economy ..                  3 

BMGT 2700 Managing Diversity in the Workplace            3 

ACTG 1050 Managerial Accounting ................                3 

BMGT 2020 Human Resource Development ...                3 

BMGT 2310 Legal Environment of Business ..                 3 

Humanities Elective ..........................................            6 

Social Science Elective .....................................             6 

Technical Elective .............................................           3 

   ...................................................                              Total  63 

Computer Network Administration 

BUAD 1000 Orientation ...................................                 1 

ENGL 1110 College Composition I .................                    3  

MATH 1200 or 1260 Core Math Course ..................           3 

CMPT 1110 PC Operating Systems .................                   3 

CMPT 1020 Computer Concepts ......................                  4 

ENGL 2960 Org Report Writing ......................                   3 

CNET 2100 Microsoft Operating Systems .......                   3 

CNET 2150 Computer Hardware .....................                 3 

BMGT 1500 Workplace Communication and Presentations   3  

BMGT 2700 Managing Diversity in the Workplace              3 

ACTG 1040 Financial Accounting ...................                  3 

ACTG 1050 Managerial Accounting ................                  3 

CNET 2000 Network Technologies..................                  3 

CNET 2300 Linux Operating Systems  .....                       4 

CNET 2400 Microsoft Directory Services                           4 

CNET 2410 Network Services and Infrastructure             3 

Social Science Elective .....................................              6 

Humanities Elective ..........................................            3 

Technical Electives ...........................................             4 

   ...................................................                                Total  63 

CMPT 1600 Internet Design & Publishing.........                    3 

CMPT 2410 Adobe InDesign ...........................                     3 

ADOT 1110 PC keyboarding II ........................                     3 

BMGT 2010 Workplace Mangement ........................             3 

Computer Software Specialist 

BUAD 1000 Orientation ...................................                   1 

ENGL 1100 or 1110 College Composition I ....                       3 

ENGL 1130, 1140, 1150, or 2960 College Composition II      3 

MATH 1200 or 1260 Core Math Course .............................   3 

ACTG 1040 Financial Accounting ...................                       3 

ACTG 1050 Managerial Accounting ................                       3 

BMGT 1010 Business Principles ......................                      3  

BMGT 1500 Workplace Communication and Presentations     3 

BMGT 2700 Managing Diversity in the Workplace                  3 

CMPT 1320 Internet and WWW ......................                     1  

CMPT 1410 Microsoft Excel ............................                      2 

CMPT 1420 Microsoft Access..........................                       2 

CMPT 1430 Microsoft Word ............................                      2 

CMPT 1440 Microsoft PowerPoint ..................                       2 

CMPT 2460 Advanced Microsoft Excel...........                        2 

Humanities Elective ..........................................                  3 

Social Science Electives ...................................                    6 

Technical Electives ...........................................                   3 

   ...................................................                                     Total  62 

Information Services and Support 

BUAD 1000 Orientation ...................................                     1 

ENGL 1110 College Composition I .................                        3 

MATH 1200 or 1260 Core Math Course .................                3 

BMGT 1010 Business Principles ......................                       3 

CMPT 1100 Computer Information Applications                      3 

ENGL 2960 Org Report Writing ......................                       3 

CMPT 1020 Computer Concepts ......................                      4 

CMPT 1410 Microsoft Excel ............................                       2 

CMPT 1440 Microsoft PowerPoint ..................                        2 

BMGT 1500 Workplace Communication and Presentations     3  

CNET 2150 Computer Hardware .....................                     3 

CMPT 1320 Internet and the WWW ................                     1 

CMPT 1420 Microsoft Access..........................                       2 

ACTG 1040 Financial Accounting ...................                      3 

BMGT 2700 Managing Diversity in the Workplace                  3 

CMPT 1120 Visual Basic Programming ............                     4 

CNET 2000/2200 Network Technologies..................            3 

ACTG 1050 Managerial Accounting ................                     3 

Social Science Electives ...................................                   6 

Humanities Elective  .........................................                 3  

Technical Electives ...........................................                  3 

   ...................................................                                    Total  61 

Pre-Business Administration 

BUAD 1000 Orientation ...................................                    1 

BMGT 1010 Business Principles ......................                      3 

ENGL 1110 College Composition I .................                       3 

ENGL 2960 College Composition II ................                       3 

MATH 1260 Calculus with Business Applications I                   3 

MATH 1270 Calculus with Business Applications II                  3 

CMPT 1100 Computer Information Applications                      3 

ACTG 1040 Financial Accounting ...................                       3 

ACTG 1050 Managerial Accounting ................                       3 

ECON 1150 Intro to Macroeconomics .............                      3 

ECON 1200 Intro to Microeconomics ..............                      3 

BUAD 2060 Data Analysis for Business ..........                       3 

BUAD 2070 Application of Statistics...............                       3 

BMGT 2110 Managing in a Global Economy ..                        3 

Natural Science Lecture Electives ....................                    6 

Natural Science Lab Elective ............................                   1  

Humanities Electives ........................................                  6 

Social Science Electives ...................................                   3  

Non-Business Elective ......................................                  1 

Multicultural US Diversity Elective .................                      3 

   ...................................................                                     Total  60 

Programming and Software Development 

BUAD 1000 Orientation ...................................                    1 

BMGT 1010 Business Principles ......................                      3 

ENGL 1110 College Composition I .................                       3 

ENGL 2960 Org Report Writing ......................                      3 

MATH 1200 or 1260 Core Math Course ..................              3 

CMPT 1100 Computer Information Applications                     3  

CMPT 1020 Computer Concepts ......................                     4 

CMPT 1120 Application Programming ............                       4  

BMGT 1500 Workplace Communication and Presentations    3 

CNET 2150 Computer Hardware .....................                    3 

CNET 2000/2200 Network Technologies..................            3 

CMPT 1420 Microsoft Access..........................                      2 

ACTG 1040 Financial Accounting ...................                     3 

ACTG 1050 Managerial Accounting ................                     3 

BMGT 2700 Managing Diversity in the Workplace                 3 

CMPT 2030 C Family Programming                                      4 

Social Science Electives ...................................                   6 

Humanities Elective ..........................................                 3 

Technical Elective .............................................                3

   ...................................................                                   Total  60 

Technical Studies 

Degree candidates at The University of Toledo must be in good standing. An associate of technical study (A.T.S.) degree will be granted to the student completing the following requirements: 

The satisfactory completion of no fewer than 60 semester hours. Pending change from 68 hours. 
The completion of no fewer than 20 of the above 60 semester hours while in attendance at UT, or 30 hours for transfer students from other institutions. A student must attain a C (2.0) average for all work at the college level. 
Completion of a minimum of 30 hours of technical studies attained in an approved educational plan.  

These 30 hours must consist of an interdisciplinary, but coherent, combination of courses selected from two or three technical programs. At least 16 hours must be selected from one technical field, and students must attain a C (2.0) average for all technical work utilized in satisfaction of this requirement. 

Note: Students must have an approved educational plan in order to be eligible for any A.T.S. program. The process to gain approval begins with an appointment with a college adviser. 

Associate Degree Programs Pending Final Approval/Modification:

Health Information Technology – 62 hours

Intermodal Transportation Technology – 61 hours

Contact the Office of Student Retention and Academic Success for more information.

Business Minors for Non-Business Students at The University of Toledo 

The College of Business and Innovation offers a general minor and seven specialty minors (accounting; business analysis; electronic commerce/information technology; entrepreneurship, family and small business; international business; professional sales and operations/supply chain management) for students in non-business programs at The University of Toledo. These minors are recommended for students who want to enhance their academic programs with business-related course work. Students taking courses in the business minor must meet course prerequisite requirements. These minors are designed specifically for non-business students and should not be confused with the individual minors offered for College of Business and Innovation students. Students can complete a maximum of two minors and may take no more than one course that fulfills the requirements of both minors. Students should contact advisers in their college and in the College of Business and Innovation for additional details about the minors. 

General Minor for Non-Business Students 

Requirements for the General Minor in Business for Non-Business Students 

1. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 is required in the following prerequisite courses or their equivalents. A student who does not meet the minimum standards but has at least a cumulative 2.0 in the prerequisites will be reviewed by the College of Business and Innovation assistant dean on an individual basis. In addition to the requirements below, students must demonstrate computer proficiency through a proficiency test, Microsoft certification or an introduction to business computing course. 

Economics 
Select from ECON 1150 and 1200, or MIME 2600 or equivalent  3-6 

Mathematics 
Select from any UT CORE Math course except statistics   3  

Business Statistics 
Select from BUAD 2060, MATH 2630, 2600, or equivalent    3 

2.  Eighteen hours are required beyond the prerequisite courses above. A grade of C (2.0) or higher is required in each of the following courses, at least one of which must be at the 3000 level: 

 Required Foundation Course 

   BUAD 2040 Financial Accounting Information 

   OR 

  ACTG 1040 Principles of Financial Accounting  

 Additional Requirements 

A.Select 3 courses from the following with at least one course at 3000 level or above: 

  BUAD 1010 Introduction to Business 

  BUAD 2050 Accounting for Business 

  BUAD 2070 Application of Statistics in Business Decision Making  

  BUAD 2080 Global Environment of Business.  

  BUAD 3010 Principles of Marketing 

  BUAD 3020 Principles of Manufacturing and Service System  

  BUAD 3030 Managerial and Behavioral Processes in Organizations  

  BUAD 3040 Principles of Financial Management  

  BUAD 3050 Information Technology Management  

  BUAD 3470 Legal & Ethical Environment of Business 

 B. Select two additional 3000 or 4000 level courses from the 6 listed above or select two courses at the 3000 or 4000 level from ACCT, FINA, INFS, MGMT, EFSB, IBUS, EBUS, OPMT, ORGD HURM, PSLS, BANS, BLAW or MKTG to complete the additional requirements. (Prerequisites for selected courses must be fulfilled.) 

 C. At least three of the five courses selected to fulfill the additional minor in business requirements must be at the 3000 or 4000 level. 

Accounting Minor for Non-Business Students 

Program Requirements 

The accounting minor for non-business students requires 15 credit hours. A grade of C (2.0) or higher is required in all courses used to fulfill the accounting minor requirements. Prerequisites for all courses must be fulfilled. 

 


Required Course:    

ACCT 3100 Financial Accounting and Systems  
Prerequisite: Junior standing; a higher education GPA of 2.50 or higher and a 2.50 or higher GPA in BUAD 2040 and 2050 (or equivalent courses), which must include a grade of C (2.0) or higher in BUAD 2040 and 2050 (or equivalent courses). 

Electives:  Select four courses from the following:  12 hours 

ACCT 3000 Financial Statement Analysis 
Prerequisite:  BUAD 2050 

ACCT 3110 External Financial Reporting I 
PrerequisiteACCT 3100 with a grade of C (2.0) or better 

ACCT 3310 Accounting Information Systems and Controls   
Prerequisite:  ACCT 3100 with a grade of C (2.0) or better 

ACCT 3030 Tax Accounting for Non-accounting Majors  
Prerequisite:  BUAD 2050 

 OR 

ACCT 3210 Income Taxation of Individuals 
Prerequisite:  ACCT 3100 with a grad of C (2.0) or better 

ACCT 3010 Cost Accounting for Non-accounting Majors  
Prerequisite:  BUAD 2050 

OR 

ACCT 4310 Internal Reporting
Prerequisite:  ACCT 3100 with a grade of C (2.0) or better 

FINA 4080 Intermediate Financial Management 
Prerequisite:  BUAD 3040 

Note: Students may apply ACCT 3030 or 3210 toward the accounting minor but not both. Students may apply ACCT 3010 or 4310 toward the accounting minor, but not both. 

Business Analysis Minor for Non-Business Students  


Program Requirements 

The business analysis minor for non-business students requires 15 hours. Prerequisites for all courses must be fulfilled. 

Required Courses:  9 hours 

 FINA 3080 Managerial Economics 

FINA 3070 Business Fluctuations and Economic Outlooks 

OPMT 4450 Forecasting 

Electives: Select two courses from the following:  6 hours 

EBUS 3090 OPMT3310 

FINA 3480 OPMT 3750 

FINA 3890 OPMT 4750 

FINA 4090 MKTG3880 

INFS 3250 PSLS3080 

E-Business and Information Technology Applications Minor for Non-Business    Students 


Program Requirements 

The e-business and information technology applications minor requires basic business computer proficiency for BBA students (e.g., proficiency exam, BUAD 1020 or equivalent); MIME 2600 or ECON 1150 and 1200,  or equivalent; and 15 credit hours from selected EBUS- and INFS-related courses. 

Required:  6 hours 

EBUS  3090 E-Commerce and the Networked Economy  
Prerequisite: junior standing 

INFS   3250 Software Applications in Business  
Prerequisite: junior standing and BUAD 1020 or equivalent   

Electives:  9 hours 

INFS   3770 Database Management Systems 

Prerequisite: junior standing 

EBUS 3180 Web Design for Business Communication   
Prerequisite: junior standing  

INFS  3370 Business Data Communications  Prerequisite: BUAD 3050 

MKTG  3260 Global Framework for E-Commerce 
Prerequisite: BUAD 2080 

MKTG  3280 Internet Marketing 
Prerequisite: BUAD 3010 

BUAD  3050 Information Technology Management  
Prerequisite: junior standing and basic business computer proficiency 

INFS  3980 Special Topics in Information Systems  

Entrepreneurship, Family, and Small Business Minor for Non-Business Students 

Prerequisites for all courses must be fulfilled. 

Required Business Courses:  15 hours 

 EFSB  3500 Introduction to Entrepreneurship  

BUAD 2040    Financial Accounting   OR 

ACTG 1040 Principles of Financial Accounting  

EFSB  3480 Entrepreneurial Finance 

EFSB  3590 Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management  

EFSB  4010 Growing Family & Entrepreneurship Business  

 

Business Elective:  Select one from the following:  3 hours 

BUAD 2050    Managerial Accounting OR 

ACTG 1050    Principles of Management Accounting  

BUAD 3010    Principles of Marketing 

BUAD 3470    Legal and Ethical Environment  

EFSB  4980 Special Topics in EFSB 

EFSB  4990    Independent Study in EFSB 

International Business Minor for Non-Business Students 

Program Description: 

The international business minor for non-business students requires 18 to 21 hours of business courses (including international business electives).  Prerequisites for all courses must be fulfilled. 

 

I.  Required Course in Economics: 

Select from ECON 1150 and ECON 1200 OR MIME 2600 or equivalent 3-6 

(These are not business course hours and do not count toward the 18 to 21 hours of business courses required in the program) 

 

II. Required Business Courses:  9 hours 

BUAD     2080 Global Environment of Business  
Perquisite: Sophomore standing 

AND  

 Select two courses from the following:  6 hours 

BUAD 3010 Principles of Marketing 
Prerequisites: ECON 1150 and 1200  

Or MIME 2600, Junior standing 

BUAD 3030 Managerial and Behavioral Processes in Organizations  
Prerequisite: Junior standing 

BUAD 3040 Principles of Financial Management  
Prerequisite: BUAD 2040 Financial Accounting Information  

III. International Business Electives:  9 hours 
Select at least two courses from the following: 

IBUS 3600 International Management 
Prerequisite: BUAD 3030, Junior standing 

MKTG 3140 International Marketing 
Prerequisite: BUAD 3010 

FINA  3500 International Finance 
Prerequisite: BUAD 3040 

If needed, select additional hours from the following: 

IBUS 3150 Understanding Cultural Differences in Business  
Prerequisite: Junior standing 

IBUS 4100 Study Abroad Program* 
Prerequisite: Permission of Chair and Faculty 

IBUS 4180 North American Business Practices  
Prerequisite: Junior standing 

MKTG 3260 Global Framework for E-commerce  
Prerequisite: Junior standing 

MKTG 4220 International Sourcing, Logistics, and Transportation  
Prerequisite: BUAD 2080 

BLAW 3670 International Business Law 
Prerequisite: BUAD 3030 

* Subject to approval of departmental chair or IB faculty adviser 

Professional Sales Minor for Non-Business Students 

Required Courses: 

Economics:  3-6 hours 

Select from MIME 2600 or ECON 1150 and ECON 1200 3-6 

Required Business Courses:  12 hours 

BUAD 3010 Principles of Marketing 

PSLS 3440 Sales  

PSLS 3450 Account and Territory Management  ... 

PSLS 4740 Advanced Sales 

Business Elective: Select one from the following:   3 hours  

PSLS 3080 Purchasing and Business Relationship Management  

PSLS 4710 Sales Force Leadership  

Operations Management/Supply Chain Management for Non-Business Students 

Program Requirements 

*Students must complete BUAD 3020 or equivalent as prerequisite and 15 credit hours.   

MKTG 3130 Introduction to Supply Chain Management  

EBUS 3090 E-Commerce and the Network Economy  

OPMT 3660 Materials Management and Purchasing  

OPMT 3340 Quality Management 

OPMT 3610 Production Planning and Control 

MKTG 4220 Logistics and Transportation 

OPMT 4420 Service Operations Management 

 

*Recommended for operations management track: OPMT 3340, 3610 and 3660 and any other two courses from above list 

*Recommended for supply chain management track: MKTG 3130, EBUS 3090, OPMT 3660 and 4220, and one other course from above list 

 

Last Updated: 6/26/15