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Adult Undergraduate Business Degree Requirements

Mount St. Mary’s University requires 120 completed credit hours for a bachelor of science degree in business. The Adult Undergraduate Accelerated program course requirements include Mount core curriculum, business prerequisites and business major course work. Students may transfer acceptable core and business prerequisites. See an advisor for specifics. Courses are listed below – see course descriptions for more information.

Core Curriculum course requirements (and credits required)

Mount Seminar* (3)
College Writing (3)
Arts and Humanities (6)
History (6)
Social Science (6)
Natural Science with lab (4)
Mathematics (3) [MATH 105 Elementary Statistics or BUS 320 Statistics]
Introductory Philosophy (3)
Moral Philosophy (3)
Civic and Professional Issues (3)
Theology* (6)
Non-Western Culture* (3)

* Denotes courses normally taken through Mount St. Mary's

Business Prerequisites
These courses can be fulfilled at local community colleges or online through the Mount.

Principles of Management
Business Law
Managerial Cost Accounting
Principles of Accounting I
Principles of Accounting II
Principles of Economics I (macro)
Principles of Economics II (micro)

Business Major Courses

BUS 311     Information Systems
BUS 340     Management Science (formerly Quantitative Methods)
ECON 360     Global Business and Economics
BUS 360     Corporate Finance
BUS 313     Principles of Marketing
                   Business Elective - upper level **
                   Business Elective - upper level**
                   Business Elective - upper level**
                   Business Elective - upper level**

Capstone Courses:
BUS 400     Business in Society
BUS 404     Business Policy

** Students may transfer up to two Business Electives.

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