Academic Programs

The College of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council For Business Schools and Programs. CSU business graduates earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (B.S. in Business Administration).There are five areas of concentration within two departments:

Accounting and Finance

Accounting - Students are prepared for careers in public, private or not-for-profit accounting. Areas covered include financial, managerial and not-for-profit auditing, taxation and business law.

Finance - Students prepare for corporate financial management, capital markets, securities and portfolio management for positions in banks, insurance companies, brokerages and other financial institutions.

Management, Marketing And Management Information Systems

Management - Students learn about administration and human resource or personnel management, labor relations, and theories of organizations for positions in industry, retail, corporations and government.

Marketing - Students learn advertising, consumer behavior, distribution systems and research techniques for positions in sales, telemarketing, buying, supervision and general management.

Management Information Systems - Students prepare for careers using quantitative information, electronic data processing and operations to make business decisions regarding computer systems.

Minors in the College of Business

Students from other colleges, or COB students concentrating in other areas, can elect to add a minor in Business. The College of Business offers minors in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • MIS
  • Sales and Sales Management

To be admitted into a Business Minor Program, students must submit to the College of Business Office of Academic Advising (BHS 602) a Major/Minor Form Form. Each applicant must complete:

  • 24 hours of college or university level work, including:  MATH 162, ENG 218, and either ECON 101 or ECON 102 (business administration minors take ENG 279; and earn at least a 2.5 or better GPA on all college work).

Students must pass each of the required courses with a "C" or better. Comparable courses for the prerequisites may be acceptable and some substitutions for MGMT 249 may be allowed with consent from the College of Business. The minor must be completed prior to graduation.

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The College of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council For Business Schools and Programs.