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.

ACCT 209Survey of Accounting Principles3
FINC 409Survey of Finance Principles3
ISYS 209Business Information Systems Concepts3
MGMT 105Introduction to Business3
MGMT 209Business, Government and Society3
MGMT 309Survey of Management3
MKTG 409Principles of Marketing3
SCMT 309Supply Chain Management Principles3
University and College Requirements
ENGL 103Introduction to Rhetoric and Composition3
or ENGL 104   or Composition and Rhetoric 
Select one of the following:3
Writing about Literature
Technical and Business Writing
Public Speaking
Communication for Technical Professions
Argumentation and Debate
Performing Literature.
Mathematics6
Life and physical sciences9
Language, philosophy and culture3
Creative arts3
Social and behavioral sciences3
American history6
POLS 206American National Government3
POLS 207State and Local Government3
Minor choice one 115-18
Minor choice two 115-18
Electives 218-24
Total Semester Credit Hours120
1

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.

2

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 403FINC 201 and MGMT 212.