Business Major

Fordham's School of Professional and Continuing Studies offers a bachelor of arts degree in business that provides adult undergraduates with the skills necessary to become effective leaders in the business world. The major provides a broad base of business knowledge in both a theoretical and an applied context, placing students in an optimal position to build a career focused on the future.

The curriculum emphasizes real-world financial and economic issues, accounting, ethics, management, marketing, and best organizational practices. By mastering this comprehensive business curriculum as well as a specialized liberal arts core, Fordham's adult students are not only able to comprehend the relationships among the functional areas of business but are also able to develop the knowledge base and professional skills required for career advancement in an evolving global business environment.

The program combines an excellent business curriculum with an outstanding liberal arts program so that students graduate with strong analytic, verbal, and writing skills.

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CIP Code

52.0101 - Business/Commerce, General.

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The major consists of five prerequisites and 12 business courses, several of which also satisfy requirements of the University core curriculum.

Course Title Credits
ECON 1100Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 1200Principles of Microeconomics3
MATH 1108Math for Business: Finite3
MATH 1109Math for Business: Calculus3
ECON 2140Statistics I4
Required Business Courses
INSY 2300Information Systems3
ACBU 2222Principles of Financial Accounting3
ACBU 2223Principles of Managerial Accounting3
CMBU 2665Business Communication3
BLBU 2234Legal Framework of Business3
BLBU 3443Ethics in Business3
LPBU 3223Principles of Management3
ECON 2142Statistics II4
OPBU 3438Operations and Supply Chain Management3
FNBU 3221Financial Management3
MKBU 3225Marketing Principles3
SABU 4441Strategy3


The major in business is available to students in Fordham's School of Professional and Continuing Studies at Westchester.

Professional and Continuing Studies students: The requirements above are in addition to those of the PCS Core Curriculum and any additional electives that may be required to earn a minimum of 124 credits.