B.S. Business and Liberal Studies - Multidisciplinary Program of Study

The fundamental program requirement is that each student must complete an approved program of study having no fewer than 120-credit hours of college-level work that demonstrates a broad base in business and in liberal studies courses along with a full complement of general education courses. 


Students in the B.S. Business and Liberal Studies degree will be able to meet the following program objectives:

  • To explain the major concepts in the functional areas of accounting, finance and management.
  • To evaluate the legal, social and economic environments of business
  • To describe the global environment of business
  • To apply ethical decision making skills and integrity in an ever-changing, global environment
  • To apply critical problem solving and professional skills in an experiential learning environment
  • To demonstrate oral and written communication skills, appropriate to the profession
  • To critique ideas, to be self-reflective, to respond creatively to the ideas and experiences of others and to analyze, synthesize and evaluate ideas and information.
  • To reflect on the question of relationships: between yourself and others; between personal values and actions; between your understanding of self and what you see as "your work in the world."
  • To understand the dynamic social forces affecting your community, the nation and the world through study in such areas as history,economics, politics, social studies, and cultural studies.
  • To understand the dynamic relationship between theory and practice.
General Education Courses
BA 302Business Ethics3
BA 351Internship3
BA 414Business Strategy3
CM 100Speech3
EH 123Rhetoric and Composition I3
EH 124Rhetoric and Composition II3
EH 200Approaches to Literature3
HE 111The Husson Experience ***1
MS 132Probability and Statistics3
Select one of the Following4
Contemporary College Algebra
Precalculus with Trigonometry
Calculus with Applications
Calculus II
PY 111General Psychology3
Communications Elective3
EH Literature Elective3
Fine Arts Elective3
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective3
Global Elective3
Lab Science Elective3
MI Elective3
Open Elective3
Business Studies Courses
AC 121Principles of Accounting I3
AC 211Managerial Accounting 3
BA 101Introduction to Business3
BA 310Organization and Management3
BA 210Economics Overview for Non-Business Majors3
or BA 211 Microeconomics
BA 312Non-Profit Management and Leadership3
BA 352Internship II3
BA 421Integrated Marketing Communication and Advertising3
BA 465Biotechnology: The Business of Genetics3
Business Elective6
Liberal Studies Courses
MS 115Quantitative Literacy3
EH Literature Elective (200+)3
Fine Arts Elective3
History Elective (300+)3
History Elective3
Humanities Elective (FA, HU, HY LC, PH or SY)3
PH Elective3
MS Elective3
SC Elective3
SC Elective3
US History Elective3
Total Hours122

 May not be required for degree completion.