Bachelor of Science in Business
The Bachelor of Science in Business program provides you with comprehensive business knowledge with real-world application. As you progress through the program, you will learn about your interests and have the opportunity to specialize your degree with one of 12 different business concentrations. Each course is taught by our internationally-recognized professors that specialize in translating current business theory into practice. You will be fully immersed in core principle of ethics education, which provides a framework for ethical decision-making and instruction. The R.O.A.R. Program, our mandatory career curriculum, will work alongside your business classes to ensure you have both the education and professional tools to successfully transition to your career upon graduation.
Business students must complete a minimum of 120 semester hours of academic credit. These courses include a comprehensive business curriculum, emphasis-specific course work and open electives. Core business skill courses include:
- ACCT 2010 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
- ACCT 2020 - Introduction to Managerial Accounting
- BGSO 4000 - Business, Government and Society
- BLAW 2000 - Business Law
- BUAD 3100 - ROAR Program I
- BUAD 3200 - ROAR Program II
- BUAD 3300 - ROAR Program III
- COMM 2100 - Public Speaking or COMM 2010 - Oral Communication in the Workplace
- ECON 1010 - Introduction to Microeconomics
- ECON 2020 - Introduction to Macroeconomics
- ENGL 1310 - Rhetoric and Writing I
- FNCE 3050 - Basic Finance
- INFS 1100 - Productivity Apps for the Workplace
- INFS 3000 - Information Systems and Business Intelligence Impact on Business
- MATH 1040 - College Algebra
- MATH 1120 - Calculus for Business and Economics
- MGMT 3300 - Introduction to Management and Organization
- MKTG 3000 - Principles of Marketing
- OPTM 3000 - Fundamentals of Operations Management
- QUAN 2010 - Business Statistics
- QUAN 2020 - Quantitative Analysis for Business
- STRT 4500 - Strategic Management
- TCID 2080 - Business and Administrative Writing
In addition to the core courses, students will have the opportunity to choose an Area of Emphasis to explore business topics directly related to their career goals and interests.
Areas of Emphasis
Prepare for a challenging and rewarding career in financial accounting, managerial accounting, accounting systems, taxation and auditing in corporate, not-for-profit and government organizations.
Business Analytics Minor
Data skills are becoming a requirement across all business functions. Gain the competitive edge with a minor in Business Analytics.
In a rapidly evolving online world, technology security is a top priority for large and small businesses, as well as for the common household. Learn the skills to prevent cyber attacks, online hacking and gain knowledge on how to protect businesses and individuals from online threats.
The Entrepreneurship minor will prepare you to live your life on the economic frontier, give full expression to your personality and the ability to build wealth for yourself.
Learn both the science and the art of managing money while preparing for a career helping people and organizations achieve their financial goals.
Human Resources Management
Gain the skills required to find and recruit employees, train staff, create an inclusive and diverse workplace, negotiate salaries, compensation and work with labor leaders and unions.
Prepare to help companies choose and manage the right technologies and to get the most value from their tech investments.
In an interconnected world, most industries are global. Having a 360 degree understanding of international issues, competition and business practices is a prerequisite in the 21st century.
Train to become a skilled manager who knows how to lead and motivate people, build high-performance teams and develop world-class organizations. The management emphasis is a great opportunity to gain leadership skills that will positively impact yourself and others through your career.
Marketing is a critical aspect of any business that allows you to tap into your creative side and express yourself through the business world. Blend the art and science of business communication to create and deliver value to consumers with a rewarding and fun career as a marketing professional.
PGA Golf Management
The only program in Colorado that prepares you for membership in the PGA of America and a professional career in the golf industry.
Virtually every organization has a large service component and a significant need for skilled professionals. Learn how to provide world-class service management in any industry.
The UCCS Sport Management program is a specialty emphasis area that allows you to pursue a business focus within the sport industry. With 59 sport organizations based in Colorado Springs, students have access to excellent career opportunities upon graduation.