Curriculum Structure

At Central Connecticut State University, all School of Business students must complete general education requirements, courses in the common business core, and the courses in their chosen major.

General education requirements consist of 44 to 46 credits of various classes within different "Study Areas" and "Skill Areas." These classes can be taken concurrently with major classes.

The common business core classes are a series of classes that all School of Business students are required to take, regardless of their major. That is to say, a finance major must satiate the same common business core classes as a marketing major.

These classes- which include introductory classes in accounting, marketing, finance, and business law, may be taken concurrently, and in most cases in whichever order a student wishes. Upon completion of these courses, School of Business students advance into their respective upper division classes.  

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Graduation Requirements
Credits
General Education   44-46
Non-Business Electives   19-21

Business Core Requirements

  • Major Course Requirements
  • Upper Division Capstone (MGT 480)

24

30
3

 
Total Business Requirements   57
(Major requirements are listed under the appropriate departments)    
Total Degree Requirements
 
122

All General Education requirements are described elsewhere in this catalog, however, the General Education courses required specifically for Business majors as part of the lower division requirements are the following:

General Education Requirements
Study Area II
ECON 200 Principles of Economics I*
ECON 201 Principles of Economics II*
Skill Area I
ENG 110 Freshman Composition*
Skill Area II
MATH 125 or Math 123 Applied Calculus I* or Applied Business Math*
STAT 200 Business Statistics I*
STAT 201 Business Statistics II*
* lower division business requirement
Business Curriculum
Common Business Core for all majors
Lower Division
AC 211 Introduction to Financial Accounting
AC 212 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
MC 207 Managerial Communications
MIS 201 Introduction to Management Information Systems
FIN 295 Managerial Finance
MGT 295 Fundamentals of Management and Organizational Behavior
MKT 295 Fundamentals of Marketing
LAW 250 Principles of Law

Contact:
Mrs. Rosa Colón, Administrative Assistant
School of Business
Robert C. Vance Academic Center, Room 210
colonr@ccsu.edu
(860) 832-3209

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