University Studies - BS, Business Concentration
The Bachelor of Science in University Studies is offered by Texas A&M University.
Students who earn a Bachelor of Science (BS) in University Studies are able to tailor their undergraduate coursework to align with future personal and career objectives. Specific requirements, course offerings, and restrictions exist for the University Studies-Business degree.
The University Studies-Business curriculum consists of a 24 credit hour business concentration and two minors of 15 to 18 hours each. The degree program offers a number of unique features and benefits:
Foundational knowledge: The business concentration provides students with a firm grasp of the basic aspects of business including accounting, finance, management, management information systems, marketing and supply chain management.
Interdisciplinary study: Students pursue two minors that involve coursework in other Texas A&M colleges and departments. Students are encouraged to identify minors that complement the business concentration and reflect their individual interests and strengths.
Flexibility for the future: Students who earn this degree find they have flexible options after graduation since they are prepared to pursue a wide range of careers and graduate programs.
Careers pursued by University Studies-Business graduates include financial advisor, account manager, marketing coordinator, sales representative, web developer, public relations specialist, consultant, and human resource specialist.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|ACCT 209||Survey of Accounting Principles||3|
|FINC 409||Survey of Finance Principles||3|
|ISTM 209||Business Information Systems Concepts||3|
|MGMT 105||Introduction to Business||3|
|MGMT 209||Business, Government and Society||3|
|MGMT 309||Survey of Management||3|
|MKTG 409||Principles of Marketing||3|
|SCMT 309||Supply Chain Management Principles||3|
|University and College Requirements|
|ENGL 103||Introduction to Rhetoric and Composition||3|
|or ENGL 104||or Composition and Rhetoric|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Writing about Literature|
|Technical and Business Writing|
|Communication for Technical Professions|
|Argumentation and Debate|
|Life and physical sciences||9|
|Language, philosophy and culture||3|
|Social and behavioral sciences||3|
|POLS 206||American National Government||3|
|POLS 207||State and Local Government||3|
|Minor choice one 1||15-18|
|Minor choice two 1||15-18|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||120|
The student is encouraged to identify minors that complement the business concentration and reflect the student’s individual interests and strengths. The two minors must be completed outside of Mays Business School.
Enrollment of University Studies majors in courses offered at Mays Business School is limited to the required business concentration courses plus the following courses to be used as electives: ACCT 210, BUSN 302, BUSN 403, FINC 201 and MGMT 212.