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Business Common Body of Knowledge Requirements

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Being part of a successful business means understanding your business. The Cook School’s Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) requirement helps students gain an understanding of how the various concentrations of business work together to create an end product.


Business Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) Requirements

Forty five (45) hours in business must be completed through the Cook School by all undergraduate business majors, regardless of the chosen concentration.

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Course Options

Accounting: Six hours as follows (3 credit hours each):

 CourseTitle
ACCT 2200Financial Accounting 
ACCT 2220Managerial Accounting 

 

Business: Three hours as follows (1 credit hour each):

 CourseTitle
BIZ 1000Business Foundations 
BIZ 3000Career Foundations
BIZ 4000Business Capstone

* All other CBK courses must be completed prior to taking BIZ 4000 & MGT 4000 in the last semester of study.

 

Economics: Nine hours as follows (3 credit hours each):

 CourseTitle
ECON 1900Principles of Economics 
ECON 3120Intermediate Macroeconomics 
ECON 3140Intermediate Microeconomics

 

Finance: Three hours as follows (3 credit hours each):

 CourseTitle
FIN 3010Principles of Finance 

 

Information Technology Management: Three hours as follows (3 credit hours each):

 Course Title
ITM 2000Information Technology Management with Supply Chains 
ITM 2010Introduction to Enterprise Systems & Information Technology Management

 

International Business: Three hours as follows (3 credit hours each):

 CourseTitle
IB 2000Introduction to International Business 

 

Management: Nine hours as follows (3 credit hours each):

 CourseTitle
MGT 2000Legal Environment of Business I 
MGT 3000Theory & Practice 
MGT 4000Strategic Management & Policy

* All other CBK courses must be completed prior to taking BIZ 4000 & MGT 4000 in the last semester of study.

 

Marketing: Three hours as follows (3 credit hours each):

 CourseTitle
MKT 3000Introduction to Marketing Management 

 

Operations Management: Six hours as follows (3 credit hours each): 

 CourseTitle
OPM 2070Introductory Business Statistics
OPM 3050Introduction to Management Sciences & Operations Management