Business Major

Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies offers a bachelor’s degree in business that provides adult undergraduates with the skills necessary for becoming 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, and marketing, and best organizational practices. By mastering this comprehensive business curriculum and 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 the 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.

The business curriculum is overseen and taught by faculty from Fordham’s Gabelli School of Business and is accredited by AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

For more information

Visit the business program page. 

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

CourseTitleCredits
Prerequisites
ECON 1100BASIC MACROECONOMICS3
ECON 1200BASIC 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
MGBU 2142STATISTICAL DECISION-MAKING3
MGBU 3438OPERATIONS AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT3
BLBU 3443ETHICS IN BUSINESS3
FNBU 3221FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3
MGBU 3223PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT3
MKBU 3225MARKETING PRINCIPLES3
MKBU 4441MARKETING STRATEGY3

Availability

The Business major is available at Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies. 

Professional and Continuing Studies students: The requirements above are in addition to those of the PCS Core Curriculum.