Business Concentration Options (All Majors)

Students enrolled in the Business Administration, Accounting and Marketing majors have the option to select a 12-credit concentration in Management, International Business, Data Analytics, or Organizational Psychology as part of their academic program. Courses in a concentration that were completed as part of an academic major may not be applied to the concentration and must be replaced with an alternative approved course. Please note that Concentrations will appear on academic transcripts once course work has been completed.  For more information, contact the Department of Business and Management.

Concentration in Data Analytics

The Data Analytics concentration focuses on the science of analyzing data in order to make strategic conclusions about that information.  The student will learn to apply various techniques and processes to identify patterns and extract valuable insights that can help guide decisions for a company.

Required Courses:
DSCI-100CIntroduction to Data Science3
DSCI-100CLIntroduction to Data Science Laboratory1
DSCI-300Database Management3
DSCI-350Data Mining3
DSCI-410Data Visualization3
Total Units13

Concentration in International Business

The International Business concentration prepares students for entrepreneurial and corporate careers in an ever-more globalizing digital economy. Skill-development is designed to support successful navigation of the challenges of business across diverse cultures, foreign strategies and operations. Experiential learning and foreign language skills are also emphasized.

Required Courses:
FINC-421International Finance3
MNGT-420International Management3
MRKT-367Multinational Marketing3
Select 3 units from the following:3
Business Intern Program
Intercultural Communication
Modern China
Globalization & Development
Area Studies in Anthropology
Total Units12

Concentration in Management

The Management concentration focuses on the application of concepts, theories, tools and technologies in multiple management contexts. Students develop analytical and problem-solving skills for addressing management issues in conflict resolution, strategy, small business, and organizational change.

Required Courses:
MNGT-342Human Resource Management3
MNGT-420International Management3
MNGT-346Organizational Behavior3
Select 3 units from the following:3
Business Intern Program
Small Group Leadership
Nonprofit Management
Business Ethics
Special Topic in Management (Small Business Management)
Special Topic in Management (Creativity and Innovation)
Management/Christian Organztns
Total Units12

Concentration in Organizational Psychology

The Organizational Psychology concentration provides students with an introduction to general psychological knowledge including personality, individual and group behavior, motivation, culture, and attitudes. Students learn effective conflict resolution and negotiation techniques and demonstrate application of theories and principles within an organizational context.

Required Courses:
MNGT-342Human Resource Management3
PSYC/SOC-324Social Psychology3
PSYC-374Intro to Industrial/Organizational Psyc Organizational Psychology3
Select 3 units from the following:3
Business Intern Program
Intercultural Communication
Organizational Behavior
Developmental Psychology
Total Units12