Required Courses for Pre-Business Majors

  • ACCT 2101 Principles of Accounting I
  • ACCT 2102 Principles of Accounting II (ACCT 2101 is a prerequisite for ACCT 2102)
  • ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 2106 Principles of Microeconomics
  • LEGL 2700 Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business
  • MIST 2090 Introduction to Information Systems in Business

Additional Courses Open to Pre-Business Majors

Note Please see your academic advisor for placement of Terry coursework within your program of study.


  • ECON 4000 The Economics of Human Resources (Fall only)

    • Identify the costs and benefits managers should consider when deciding to hire, train, promote or terminate employees
    • Analyze workers’ decisions to invest in human capital
    • Identify the factors firms should consider in determining organizational structure and compensation schemes

Music Business

  • MBUS 1100 Introduction to the Music Business (1 credit hour, Fall only)

    • Obtain the skills necessary to begin and maintain a career in the music industry
    • Know the fundamental concepts of business practices in the music industry
    • Learn practical applications of classroom knowledge to the music business environment
  • MBUS 3000 Fundamental Concepts in Music Business (Fall only)

    • Gain the business fundamentals you need to navigate the music industry
    • Learn how business concepts apply to the various fields in the music industry
    • Understand fundamental approaches to business issues


  • MGMT 5500 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Formation (Fall only)

    • Understand what entrepreneurship is and why entrepreneurship is important to society
    • Acquire tools to creatively solve problems and generate venture ideas
    • Prepare and present a high quality business plan

Management Information Systems (MIST requires POM, email MIS Academic Advisor)

  • MIST 4600 Computer Programming in Business

    • Introduction to computer programming using an object-oriented language
    • Top-down design, structured programming, as well as debugging, testing and implementation
  • MIST 4610 Data Management

    • Focus on the issues and principles of managing organizational data
    • Manage data though database development, access, and administration
    • Develop data models, create relational databases, and formulate and execute complex queries
  • MIST 5750 Business Process Management

    • Modeling business work systems with focus on processes and the information technology (IT) to support business processes
    • Focus is on discovering, analyzing, improving, and executing business processes

Real Estate

  • REAL 4000 Real Estate

    • Learn and apply basic business principles including finance, economics, and law
    • Examine the role of real estate within the economy and its importance to firms and individuals

Risk Management and Insurance

  • RMIN 4000 Risk Management and Insurance

    • Know how to identify and evaluate risk management principles critical to any business professional
    • Recognize risk management’s important role in the growing concern over catastrophe and financial risks
    • Explore career opportunities in the field of risk management and insurance