Curriculum – Insurance and Financial Management

First Year - First Term
BCA-215 Computer Business Applications
OR BCA-101 Introduction to Computers and
Information Systems
3 s.h.
(3 s.h.)
BUS-102 Introduction to Business 3 s.h.
MGT-101 Principles of Management* 3 s.h.
Business Elective(s) 3 s.h.
BUS-121 Business Communications
OR BUS-130 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
OR BUS-161 Human Relations
OR General Education elective
3 s.h.
(3 s.h.)
(3 s.h.)
(3 s.h.)
15 s.h.
Second Term
ACC-111 Introduction to Accounting 3 s.h.
BCA-152 Comprehensive Spreadsheets** 3 s.h.
BUS-162 Workplace Professionalism+ 3 s.h.
MGT-170 Human Resource Management 3 s.h.
MKT-110 Principles of Marketing 3 s.h.
15 s.h.
Second Year - Third Term
BUS-185 Business Law I 3 s.h.
ENG-105 Composition I 3 s.h.
Concentration Courses 9 s.h.
15 s.h.
Fourth Term
ENG-106 Composition II*** 3 s.h.
Concentration Courses 9 s.h.
Natural Science/Mathematics Elective(s) 3 s.h.
15 s.h.
Total Program Hours 60 s.h.

*Prerequisite: BUS-102 Introduction to Business is recommended.
**Prerequisite: BCA-101 Introduction to Computers and Information Systems or BCA-215 Computer Business Applications.
***Prerequisite: ENG-105 Composition I.

+If you anticipate achieving a two-year degree, enroll in a Business Elective your first year and BUS-162 Workplace Professionalism your second year, preferably the Fourth Term.

Recommended Insurance and Financial Management Concentration Courses:
ACC-121 Principles of Accounting I 3 s.h.
ACC-122 Principles of Accounting II* 3 s.h.
BUS-186 Business Law II** 3 s.h.
BUS-225 Business Internships*** 1-5 s.h.
ECN-115 Personal Finance 3 s.h.
FIN-100 Introduction to Finance 3 s.h.

*Prerequisite: ACC-121 Principles of Accounting I or equivalent.
**Prerequisite: BUS-185 Business Law I recommended.
***Prerequisites: (1) Students must enroll in and pass BUS-107, Business Careers; (2) Students must have completed and filed an Application for Employment with their Internship Coordinator; and (3) Students must have their proposed experience approved by the Internship Coordinator before they may register and begin.
****Prerequisite: ACC-111 Introduction to Accounting or ACC-121 Principles of Accounting I.

Recommended Business Electives
BUS-122 Emerging Business Practices and Technologies 3 s.h.
BUS-130 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3 s.h.
BUS-152 Creating a Company 3 s.h.
BUS-161 Human Relations 3 s.h.
BUS-269 Insurance and Risk Management 3 s.h.
MKT-140 Principles of Selling 3 s.h.
MKT-150 Principles of Advertising 3 s.h.

Check here for a list of Business Electives.

Business Internships

It’s as easy as 1,2,3!

  1. Talk to the Business Internship Coordinator or your Counselor to decide when in your college career you should participate in an internship.
  2. Enroll in and pass Workplace Professionalism (BUS-162).
    • Workplace Professionalism is a 3 s.h. course that is a prerequisite to Business Internships ~ it can be taken at any time prior to a Business Internship.
  3. Upon passing Workplace Professionalism, the student is eligible for a Business Internship (BUS-225).
    • Students may register for a Business Internship only when they have located, secured and have had the internship site approved with the Business Internship Coordinator.
    • Business Internship credit ranges from 1 s.h. to 5 s.h. ~ this must be determined prior to registering for the course.

All students are highly encouraged to participate in a Business Internship before graduating.

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