Accounting, Business,
and Economics

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POEs (Majors)

 

Effective Fall 2009: Any student with a business POE of any kind must take the following CORE courses. This requirement applies to all business POEs, including those that are individualized. The core courses must appear in the POE. These courses are as follows:

EB 131 Financial Accounting
EB 236 Managerial Accounting
EB 201 The Management Process
EB 202 The Behavioral Analysis of Organizations
EB 211 Business Statistics or approved statistics course

Also any student with a business POE must take at least one of the following courses:

EB 105 International Economic Issues
EB 222 Principles of Macroeconomics
EB 223 Principles of Microeconomics

Accounting - Every organization that collects and spends money needs accountants. Accounting graduates receive job offers early and are employed by the “Big Four” and other large accounting firms, government agencies, corporations, and nonprofit organizations.

Business Information Technology - Organizations need to be able to effectively use information technology (IT) to achieve goals and objectives. Business IT students learn the necessary IT skills and quantitative business skills, which are useful in developing and implementing business-related computer systems.

Economics - Economics encompasses every aspect of an organization from supply and demand to movements in interest rates.  Economic graduates are equipped with the skills of understanding how to adjust to changing economic conditions which is essential for every business.

Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneurial students learn how to create organizations. Entrepreneurial graduates are equipped with the skills that every new venture needs, from accounting to management to marketing.

Finance - Every organization needs a financial manager to decide what investments should be made and how these funds should be obtained. Finance graduates have an adept and keen sense of market trends, general accounting, and management skills.

Human Resource Management - An organization’s most important asset is their people. Human resource mangers are needed to effectively managing these valuable human assets providing the organization with a priceless competitive advantage.

International Business - Organizations are becoming more multinational in the globalizing economy. International Business graduates who are well-versed in a language, international affairs, and basic business theory are becoming more and more important.

Management - Every organization that has employees needs management. Mangers are needed at each level of every corporation, firm, government agency, and nonprofit organization.

Marketing - Every organization that sells a product or service needs a marketing department. Marketers perform a variety of functions including advertising, pricing and advising on new business ventures.

Philosophy, Politics and Economics - Economics encompasses every aspect of an organization from supply and demand to movements in interest rates. Philosophy, Politics & Economics graduates have coupled the priceless business knowledge with the world of logic, ethics and current affairs.

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