Lindenwood University



Undergraduate Program Description


The School of Business & Entrepreneurship offers the following undergraduate degrees:

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with emphasis

Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics

Bachelor of Arts in Accounting

Bachelor of Arts in Entrepreneurial Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Finance

Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management

Bachelor of Arts in International Business

Bachelor of Arts in Marketing

Bachelor of Arts in Personal Financial Planning

Bachelor of Arts in Retail Management

Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management

Bachelor of Science in Accounting****

Bachelor of Science in Business Economics****

Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurial Studies****

Bachelor of Science in Finance****

Bachelor of Science in International Business****

Bachelor of Science in Marketing****

Bachelor of Arts in Personal Financial Planning*****

Notes: (1) The Bachelor of Arts in Personal Financial is not yet accredited by ACBSP (www.acbsp.org), as new business programs cannot be considered for ACBSP accreditation until the program has been in place for at least two years. (2) Bachelor of Science degrees are not yet accredited by ACBSP (www.acbsp.org), as new business programs cannot be considered for ACBSP accreditation until the programs have been in place for at least two years.


GE Business Requirements (9 credit hours)

To earn a Bachelor of Arts in a business discipline, students must complete, with a grade of C or better, the following nine credit hours of course work in fulfillment of the General Education requirements:

1. ECON 23020 Microeconomics (GE-SocSci)
2. MTH 14100 Basic Statistics (GE-Math)
3. MTH 13100 Quantitative Methods for Business (or any other math course above MTH 13100—other than MTH 14100)/ (GE-Math)

Core Business Courses (39 credit hours)

MGMT 16022 Introduction to Business and Free Enterprise*
ACCT 21010 Principles of Financial Accounting
ACCT 21011 Principles of Managerial Accounting
ECON 23030 Macroeconomics
MIS 24000 Introduction to Information Systems
MGMT 26032 Principles of Management
MGMT 26061 Business Law I
FIN 32000 Principles of Finance
MRKT 35010 Principles of Marketing
MGMT 36033 Introduction to Management Science
INTL 38000 Global Business and Society
MGMT 46082 Management Policy (Capstone Course) **
One of the following Human Resource Management Courses:***
HRM 36500 Organizational Behavior
HRM 36510 Human Resource Management
HRM 36540 Personnel Law

*MGMT 16022 Introduction to Business and Free Enterprise is waived if the student has nine or more credit hours in business course work when entering the program.

**MGMT 46082 is the capstone course, to be taken during the student’s last semester of the business program. Note that students pursuing a BA in Sport Management will not take MGMT 46082. Sport Management students will fulfill the capstone requirement with SPMGT 47080.

***Students pursuing a BA in Human Resource Management will take all three of these courses, the credit hours for one of which will be applied to the core business requirement.
 
****Beginning in the 2012-2013 academic year, the SB&E began offering BS degrees in the following areas: accounting, economics, entrepreneurial studies, finance, international business, marketing, and personal financial planning. In the 2012-2013 catalog, the following note is included with respect to these degree programs: *This program is not yet accredited by ACBSP, as new business programs and cannot be considered for ACBSP accreditation until the program has been in place for at least two years.
 
*****The Bachelor of Arts in Personal Financial Planning is a new undergraduate degree, offered for the first time during the 2011-2012 academic year.  In the 2012-2013 catalog, the following note is included with respect to these degree programs: *This program is not yet accredited by ACBSP, as new business programs and cannot be considered for ACBSP accreditation until the program has been in place for at least two years. 



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