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Business Studies

Program Description

General Education Core course listings and definitions appear on pages 54-57. Placement testing will determine the sequencing of courses. Additional courses may be required. In order to graduate and be guaranteed admission to a CT State University or to Charter Oak State College, you must earn an overall 2.0 GPA.

Program Requirements

Competency or Program Requirement Course Number and Title Required Credits
Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking/Written Communication ENG*H101 Composition 3
Quantitative Reasoning MAT*H167 Principles of Statistics2 3
Social Phenomena ECN*H101 Macroeconomics2 3
Program Requirement ACC*H113 Principles of Financial Accounting3 3
Global Knowledge ECN*H102 Microeconomics 3
Historical Knowledge Choose any Historical Knowledge listed 3
Scientific Reasoning Choose any Scientific Reasoning listed 3-4
Program Requirement ACC*H117 Principles of Managerial Accounting3 3
Program Requirement MAT*H158 Functions, Graphs and Matrices, MAT*H232 Applied Calculus, OR MAT*H254 Calculus I 4
Oral Communication Choose any Oral Communication listed 3
Scientific Knowledge Choose any Scientific Knowledge listed 3-4
Written Communication Choose any Written Communication listed 3
Program Requirement BBG*H210 Business Communication 3
Program Requirement BMK*H201 Principles of Marketing3 3
Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communications Choose any Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communications listed 3
Continuing Learning/Information Literacy/Ethics Choose any Continuing Learning/Information Literacy/Ethics listed 3
Program Requirement BBG*H231 Business Law I3 3
Program Requirement BMG*H202 Principles of Management3 3
Program Requirement BFN*H201 Principles of Finance3 3
Program Requirement General Elective (any 100 level or above) 1

Total Credits: 60-61

Any given course may only be used to satisfy one of the competency areas even if it is listed under more than one.

At least one Scientific Knowledge and Understanding OR Scientific Reasoning course must have a lab component.

2Must earn a C- or above in these courses.
3Must earn a C or above in these courses.
Must earn a cumulative 2.5 or above in these 6 courses. Guaranteed admission into a State University or Charter Oak requires an overall 2.0 GPA (2.5 for Central CT State University)

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