Courses for School of Business Majors

School of Business Possible Courses for Freshman for Fall


First Year Seminar FYSM 100 

There are 17 different topics and you get to choose your top five. We will make every effort to put you in one of your five choices.

Core Disciplinary Quantitative Analysis (Math) CDQ

QBUS 100 Mathematics for Decision Making (All Business majors pre-registered)

Core Disciplinary Social Science   CDS

ECON 101  Micro Economics (All Business students are preregistered)

ECON 102 Macro Economics ( Check this one if you have college credit in Micro Economics from HS)




Spreadsheet Competency

CSIS 010  Intro to Computer Applications with lab 3 Credits 
CSIS 011  Problem Solving With Spreadsheets 1 Credit  (For students with some knowledge of Microsoft Excel)    Students usually take this in addition to their five courses
SSX  Test  If you have extensive knowledge of Excel and wish to test out of this requirement , check here


In addition to the above three or four courses you need to select any of the courses below that you are interested in.  Your final class (es) in your first semester will probably come from one of the core areas listed below




Core Disciplinary English CDE
ENGL 011 Literary Perspectives                       
ENGL 090  Freshman Honors Great Books - (permission needed by
Core Disciplinary History CDH
HIST 101  Shaping of the Contemporary World 
HIST 190  Honors World History         - (permission needed by

Core Disciplinary Philosophy  CDP

PHIL 101   Philosophy and the Human Being     
PHIL 103   Reason and Argument 
PHIL 101   Honors - Philosophy and the Human Being (permission needed by
Core Disciplinary Religious Studies CDR 
RELG 121 Intro to Biblical Studies                   
RELG 141 Intro to Religious Thought             
RELG101  Religion in Western Culture             
RELG 181 Experiences of the Sacred                
RELG 141 Honors - Religious Thought (permission needed by 
Core Disciplinary Creative Arts CDA
CREA 101 Introduction to Creative Arts 
CREA 102 Introduction to Visual Arts 
CREA 103 Introduction to Music  
CREA 104 Introduction to Theatre
CREA 231 Art to the 15th Century 
CREA 219 Acting I 
CREA 200 Drawing I
CREA 112 Basic Design I 
CREA 135  Voice and Movement 

Core Disciplinary Natural Science CDN
CHEM 010 Chemistry in the News 
ENVA 100 Environmental Science 
ASTR 010 Astronomy
BIOL 025 Human Biology  
PHYS 010 Quarks, Quanta, and Quasars
CREA 258 Diversity in American Theatre
FREN 027 French Cinema (Taught in English)
GERM 026 Twentieth Century German Cinema (Taught in English)
POSC 140 Comparative Politics 
ILST 100 Intro to International Studies
CLSS 105 The Greeks
CLSS 220  Greek Literature in Translation 
FREN 026 French Literature in Translation
FINC 025 Personal Finance (not open to business students)
POSC 130 Political Theory
SPAN 025 Spanish-Speaking World Via Film
SPAN 026 Spanish Medieval and Early Modern Literature in Translation

Core Franciscan Concern Natural World 

ENVA 020  Biological Diversity 
PHYS 010  Physics of Music 
PHYS 010 Intro to Nanoscience
COGS 200 Intro to Cognitive Science
Language Electives 
FREN 101 Fundamentals of French I                            
FREN 201 Intermediate French I                                                    
FREN 301 French Conversation I                                                                                          
GREK 101  Elementary Greek I
ITAL101 Fundamentals of Italian I                                                 
ITAL 201 Intermediate Italian I                                                                                                                    
RUSS 101 Fundamentals of Russian I                                                
RUSS 201 Intermediate Russian I 
SPAN 101 Fundamentals of Spanish I   
SPaN 102 Fundamentals of Spanish II                                           
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 301 Communication in Spanish I 
Additional Electives (Chances are that you have to take several electives to graduate)
ADTV 250 Communication for Non-Native English Speakers (where appropriate)
CREA 108  Intro to Broadcast Journalism
CREA 120 Chorus
CREA 145 Intro to Theatre Design 
CREA 165 Music Theory I
CREA 173 Modern Dance Level 1  
CREA 180 Experimental Video
CREA 204 Digital Photography
CREA 210 Orchestra 
CREA 242 Music from the 17th Century
CREA 297 Ballet 
SOCI 190 Crime and Justice 
EDUC 210 Issues in Contemporary American Education

POSC 100 Contemporary U.S. Politics 
PSYC 100 General Psychology 
SWRK 100 Introduction Social Welfare and Social Work 
SOCI 101 The Sociological Perspective

SOCI 130 The Family

SOCI 210 Race and Ethnic Relations

SOCI 230 Gender, Power, and Society
SOCI 240 Growing Older in a Global Environment

SOCI 260 Deviant Behavior

 WRIT 100 Introduction to Writing