This flexible program of study to allow for students to expand their business knowledge whether it be for opening a business or working in their field of choice that has interaction with the business world. With this flexible business and professional studies program, you can transfer college level credit you have earned from other schools and receive more credit for college-level exams (such as CLEP or DANTES exams), military training and other accredited sources.  You do not need to have earned an Associate degree, but if you have completed a degree, these credits will be individually evaluated for application to this B.S. in Business and Professional Studies. 

This degree requires classes in three specific areas - Business, General Education and Professional Studies. The Business coursework includes accounting, law, economics, financial management, marketing, human resources, management practice, strategy and international business. The Professional Studies credits can be dedicated to one or more areas of study found in or outside the College of Business.

Requirements for Major

All Business and Professional Studies majors must earn an overall 2.0 cumulative grade-point average as well as a 2.0 in their BA prefix courses. Transfer students must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours in business courses at Husson.

General Education Courses
BA 211Microeconomics3
BA 212Macroeconomics3
BA 302Business Ethics3
EH 105College Writing3
HE 111The Husson Experience ***1
MS 132Probability and Statistics3
Fine Arts Elective3
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective 3
Historical Elective 3
Humanities Elective 3
Lab Science Elective (Must also qualify as a sustainability elective)3-4
Literature Elective3
Math I Elective4
Philosophical Elective 3
Psychological/Sociological Elective3
Business Courses
AC 121Principles of Accounting I3
AC 211Managerial Accounting 3
BA 201Business Law I3
BA 202Business Law II3
BA 310Organization and Management3
BA 311Human Resource Management3
BA 351Internship3
BA 362Financial Management 3
BA 411Organizational Behavior3
BA 414Business Strategy3
BA 415Business Strategy in Practice3
BA 490International Business3
MK 220Marketing Fundamentals3
IT Elective3
Professional Studies or Open Electives
Open Electives27
Open Electives (300+)9
Total Hours122-123

A student who has completed one or more of the Husson requirements during an associate program will select substitutes from any of the following: risk management, operations management, or any upper (300 or 400) level business-related elective.


May not be required for degree completion.