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  Oct 20, 2017
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electronics-Business, BS

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The state of the business world today is such that a major portion of its administrative effort must be geared to the supervision of persons engaged in complex technological processes often involving applications of electronics. As a consequence, the ideal administrator is now one who is conversant with both good business practice and technological know-how. The Electronics-Business major provides a student with a program of carefully selected business and economics courses coupled with a series of coordinated physics and electrical  engineering courses so as to provide preparation for an administrative career in an electronically oriented business enterprise. The program also provides sufficient preparation for further studies leading to the Master of Business Administration.

For more information about the Physics and Electrical Engineering department, visit its website.

For information on the CAS/MBA Five-Year Program, visit our CAS/MBA Five-Year Program  page.


Electronics-Business Curriculum

  Department and Number - Descriptive Title of Course Fall Cr. Spr. Cr.

First Year

MAJOR ECO 153 (S) Principles of Microeconomics ECO 154 (S) Principles of Macroeconomics  3 3
COGNATE (GE QUAN) MATH 103 (Q) Pre-Calculus Mathematics MATH 114 (Q) Calculus I  or
MATH 114 (Q) Calculus I MATH 221 Calculus II 
4 4
COGNATE (GE QUAN) PHYS 140/140L (E) Elements of Physics I PHYS 141/141L (E) Elements of Physics II  4 4
GE WRTG - SPCH WRTG 107 Composition COMM 100 Public Speaking  3 3
GE C/IL C/IL 102 Computing and Information Literacy  3  
GE PHIL PHIL 120 Introduction to Philosophy    3
GE FSEM First Year Seminars 1    
    17 17

Second Year

MAJOR E/CE 240 Introduction to Computer Engineering  3  
MAJOR EE 241 Circuit Analysis    4
MAJOR ACC 253 Financial Accounting ACC 254 Managerial Accounting  3 3
MAJOR ENGR 252 Photonic & Power Solid State Devices    3
COGNATE PHYS 270 (W) Elements of Modern Physics  4  
COGNATE MATH 221 Calculus II MATH 222 Calculus III  or
MATH 222 Calculus III MATH 341 Differential Equations 
4 4
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT - Humanities Elective 3  
    17 14

Third Year

MAJOR EE 343 Electronic Circuits I EE 344 Electronic Circuits II  4 4
MAJOR STAT 251 (Q) Statistics for Business I STAT 252 (Q) Statistics for Business II  3 3
GE PHIL PHIL 210 Ethics  3  
GE T/RS T/RS 121 (P) Theology I: Introduction to the Bible T/RS 122 (P) Theology II: Introduction to Christian Theology  3 3
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT - Humanities Elective 3 3
GE PHIL or T/RS PHIL - Philosophy Elective or T/RS ELECT - T/RS Elective   3
    16 16

Fourth Year

MAJOR   3  
MAJOR     3
MAJOR FIN 251 Introduction to Finance  3  
MAJOR OIM 352 Introduction to Operations Management    3
MAJOR    3  
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT - Humanities Elective   3
GE ELECT FREE ELECT - Free Electives 6 6
    15 15

Total: 127 Credits

 1The selection of a First Year Seminar is likely to fulfill requirements both for the First Year Seminar and a General Education Requirement.  Thus, the First Year Seminar will not add to the total credits for the semester.  Talk with your advisor if you have any questions.

*An approved 3-credit EP Foundation Course may be substituted for COMM 100  and C/IL 102 -C/IL 104 .  In this case, the total needed for graduation in this major may be reduced.  Consult with your advisor if you have questions.

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