The Pre-Business Program is an undergraduate program designed for students considering a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. The intent of the program is to improve the probability of success for those students committed to pursuing this degree as well as offering exposure to students considering the business program.
The courses in the Pre-Business Program are all core business courses. Students will take these courses first before they enter the emphasis. Upon successful completion of the following courses with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 and a School of Business GPA of 2.5, the student may apply to the School of Business to be classified as a Business major. Business majors should take MTH 221 as part of their General Education requirements.
Transfer students may participate in the Pre-Business Program and petition for classes taken at other accredited institutions to be considered for substitution within the guidelines of Concordia University.
Pre-Business Program Curriculum
A survey of the scope and methods of the study of economics; the principles underlying the production, exchange, distribution and consumption of wealth; and various economic problems. The systematic investigation of the market structure of American capitalism, encompassing the production and distribution of income, welfare economics and current domestic problems.
An introduction to specific aspects of the economy such as households, firms and markets. The investigation of supply and demand in the product market, the perfectly competitive market, monopoly and imperfect competition and the role of government in private economy are discussed. Attention will be given to economic challenges of the future.
Current students, please note: The requirements listed here may not reflect the most current courses for this major and may not be the requirements for the catalog year you are following to complete your major. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for official requirements you must meet to qualify for a degree.
For more information about the Business Administration major at Concordia University Irvine, we invite you to contact us directly.
George W. WrightAdministrative Dean email@example.com 949-214-3379
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