Business Administration - Undeclared Major Curriculum

Click any course title for a full description.

Program Information


Click here for the Quarter System requirements

Core Requirements

CourseSem. Cr. Hrs.
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
Course Description
ACCT 110 Financial Accounting 3
An introduction to the way in which corporations report their financial performance to interested stakeholders such as investors and creditors. Coverage of the accounting cycle, generally accepted accounting principles, and analytical tools help students become informed users of financial statements. (second-semester status) Credit 3 (fall, spring, summer)
MGMT 101 Business 1: Ideas & Business Planning 3
Ideas and Business Planning This is the first of a three-course sequence comprising the freshman integrated experience. In Business 1 students will be introduced to the key functional areas of business, the evaluation of new business opportunities, and the business plan process. By applying the creative process, students will conceive new business ideas that will be developed through the remainder of the sequence. (Co-requisite: MGIS-101 Computer-based Analysis) Class 3, Credit 3 (fall)
MGIS 101 Computer-based Analysis 1
This course provides students with hands-on experience with the analytical software tools and techniques that are used in today's businesses. Emphasis will be placed on the application of spreadsheet models for supporting management decision-making. A variety of spreadsheet-based cases in market research, financial analysis, accounting applications and other business domains will be utilized to show how to effectively analyze and solve business problems using the spreadsheet tool. Class 1,Credit 1 (fall)
MGIS 102 Business 2: Technology-enabled Launch 2
This course, the second course in the First-year Business Sequence, applies technology tools to create tangible outcomes for product and marketing ideas from the business plan. Students will develop websites, video marketing tools and other outcomes while refining their plans for business launch. (MGMT-101 Business 1: Ideas and Business Planning, MGIS-101 Computer-based Analysis) Class 2, Credit 2 (spring)
ACCT 210 Management Accounting 3
Introduction to the use of accounting information by managers within a business. Explores the value of accounting information for the planning and controlling of operations, assessing the cost of a product/service, evaluating the performance of managers, and strategic decision making. (ACCT-110) Credit 3 (fall, spring, summer)
MGMT 215 Organizational Behavior 3
As an introductory course in managing and leading organizations, this course provides an overview of human behavior in organizations at the individual, group, and organizational level with an emphasis on enhancing organizational effectiveness. Topics include: individual differences, work teams, motivation, communication, leadership, conflict resolution, organizational culture, and organizational change. (Sophomore status) Class 3, Credit 3 (fall, spring, summer)
FINC 220 Corporate Finance 3
Basic course in financial management. Covers business organization, time value of money, valuation of securities, capital budgeting decision rules, risk-return relation, Capital Asset Pricing Model, financial ratios, global finance and working capital management. (ECON-201 Prin of Macroeconomics, STAT-145 Introduction to Statistics I, ACCT-110 Financial Accounting) Class 3, Credit 3 (fall, spring, summer)
MKTG 230 Principles of Marketing 3
An introduction to the field of marketing, stressing its role in the organization and society. Emphasis is on determining customer needs and wants and how the marketer can satisfy those needs through the controllable marketing variables of product, price, promotion and distribution. (Sophomore status) Class 3, Credit 3 (fall, spring, summer)
INTB 225 Globalization 3
This course exposes students to current global institutional environments (e.g., political environment, regulatory environment, financial environment, and labor environment, etc.); develops students with fundamental theoretical foundations and analytical skills in order to compete in a globalized environment; and equips students with a broad knowledge base about globalization elements (e.g., international transactions, cross-national money movements, and currency value changes) to take advantage of global opportunities while managing inherent risks. Class 3, Credit 3 (fall, spring)
DESC 310 Operations Management 3
A survey of operations and supply chain management that relates to both service- and goods- producing organizations. Topics include operations and supply chain strategies; ethical behavior; forecasting; product and service design, including innovation and sustainability; capacity and inventory management; lean operations; managing projects; quality assurance; global supply chains; and the impacts of technology. (STAT-145 Introduction to Statistics I or equivalent, Junior status) Class 3, Credit 3 (fall, spring, summer)
MGMT 560 Strategy and Innovation 3
A capstone course drawing upon major business functions, accounting, finance, marketing, operations management, and organizational theory, as well as the key concepts of innovation. The course provides an integrated perspective of business organizations toward the achievement of enhanced profitability and a sustainable competitive advantage. Topics include the analysis of business environments, industry attractiveness, competitive dynamics, and innovation management. Students learn how to formulate and implement effective business-level, corporate-level, global, and innovation strategies. (MGMT-215 Organizational Behavior, MKT-230 Principles of Marketing, FINC-220 Corporate Finance, DECS-310 Operations Management, Senior status) Class 3, Credit 3 (fall, spring, summer)

Major requirements Determined by Major selection


When you are ready to apply, you can do so through the RIT Office of Admissions.