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

To meet degree objectives, 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 who choose the B.S. Business and Liberal Studies degree will be expected to:
  • Explain the major concepts in the functional areas of accounting, finance and management.
  • Evaluate the legal, social and economic environments of business
  • Describe the global environment of business
  • Apply ethical decision making skills and integrity in an ever-changing, global environment
  • Apply critical problem solving and professional skills in an experiential learning environment
  • Demonstrate oral and written communication skills, appropriate to the profession
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • Understand the dynamic relationship between theory and practice.
General Education Courses
EH 123Rhetoric and Composition I3
EH 124Rhetoric and Composition II3
HE 111The Husson Experience ***1
Fine Arts Elective3
Historical Elective3
Humanities Elective3
Lab Science Elective3-4
Literature Elective (200+)3
MS 1: Deductive Math Elective3-4
MS 2: Inductive Math Elective3-4
Perspectives Electives6
Philosophical Elective3
Psych or Sociological Elective3
Additional General Education Requirements
Bridge Course
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective
Sustainability Course
Writing Intensive Course
Business Studies Courses
AC 121Principles of Accounting I3
AC 211Managerial Accounting 3
BA 101Introduction to Business3
BA 210Economics Overview for Non-Business Majors3
or BA 211 Microeconomics
BA 310Organization and Management3
BA 312Non-Profit Management and Leadership3
BA 352Internship II3
BA 468Biotechnology: The Business of Genetics 3
MI 421Project Management Techniques3
Business Electives9
Liberal Studies Courses
Humanities Electives6
Social Science Electives6
Math/Science Electives6
Concentration Electives18
Other Required Courses
BA 351Internship3
BA 414Business Strategy3
or HU 411 Senior Capstone Experience
Select One Of The Following:3
Portfolio Assessment
Open Elective
Total Hours121-124