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Business Electives

Not a business major? You can add value to your degree with business fundamentals.

Business Electives

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


ACCT 1160 Survey of Accounting

  • Understand basic financial statement reports, concepts and principles
  • Understand basic managerial accounting systems, concepts, and principles
  • Recognize accounting’s critical role in today’s economic environment


ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics

  • Discover how choices affect national and global economies
  • Understand economy-wide problems such as inflation and unemployment
  • Study the consequences of government involvement in the economy

ECON 2106 Principles of Microeconomics

  • Discuss choices made by people and firms in response to constraints and incentives
  • Learn how scarce resources and price affect individual, firm, and market behavior

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


FINA 4050 Capitalism

  • Introduction to the economic concept of capitalism
  • Study capitalism and other alternative societal mechanisms for resource allocation, including socialism and a mixed economy
  • Readings of both critical and supportive of capitalism as an economic system, including moral, efficiency, and ethical views

Music Business

MBUS 1100 Introduction to the Music Business

  • 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 Business Fundamentals as Applied to the Music Industry

  • 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

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 + 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