Program Requirements

Entrance Procedures

Entrance into the accounting, economics, and management majors is controlled. New students should seek information from the Admissions Office; continuing students should consult with the School of Business for standards and procedures.

Minimum Competence Requirement

A minimum grade of C- is required in ALL courses submitted in fulfillment of any School of Business program, including required related courses (such as MATH 213 or 221; PHIL 237; INTD 205). Courses with D grades must be repeated and cannot be used to meet prerequisite requirements.

Professional Development Requirement:

Students are required to participate in and complete a minimum of twelve (12) professional development events by the time they graduate. Transfer students will be required to complete a minimum of eight (8) events. Events will be selected from a variety of professional and/or career development activities, which will be categorized by class level and sanctioned by the Student Services Committee of the School of Business. School of Business students should consult the department for details on fulfilling this requirement.

Department Writing Requirement

All majors must satisfactorily complete the proficiency examination which is a graduation requirement (done in INTD 205).

For further information, please contact your advisor or the Dean of the School of Business. For information on writing requirements for “double” or “triple” majors consult the Undergraduate Bulletin under “Multiple Majors” or the Office of the Dean of the College.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting

Total credit hours required to complete major: 70

    (P-denotes prerequisite; prerequisite sequence must be followed)

 


Basic Requirements

60semester hours
ACCT 102
Introduction to Financial Accounting
3
ACCT 103
Introduction to Managerial Accounting (P-ACCT 102)
3
ACCT 270
Managerial Accounting I(P-ACCT 103)
3
ACCT 301Intermediate Financial Accounting I (P-ACCT 102)3
ACCT 302Intermediate Financial Accounting II (P-ACCT 301)3
ACCT 310
Tax Accounting I (P-ACCT 103 & Jr. Status)
3
ACCT 320
Auditing I (P-ACCT 302, ECON 202 & Sr. Status)
3
ACCT 3--
Accounting Elective
3
ECON 110
Introductory Microeconomics
3
ECON 112
Introductory Macroeconomics (P-ECON 101)
3
ECON 205
Business and Economic Statistics (P-MATH 213)
3
MGMT 250Information Technology for Business3
MGMT 263
Business Law I (P-Sophomore Status)
3
MGMT 264
Business Law II (P-Sophomore Status)
3
MGMT 300
Organizational Behavior (P-Jr.Status)
3
MGMT 305Quantitative Methods (P-ECON 202 & Jr. Status)3
MGMT 311
Managerial Finance (P-ACCT 103,ECON 202 & Jr St)
3
MGMT 316
International Finance (P-MGMT 311)
3
MGMT 331
Marketing (P-Jr. Status)
3
MGMT 390
Strategic Management
3

Related Requirements

10 semester hours
INTD 205
Business Communications
3
MATH 213
Applied Calculus I (OR MATH 221 Calculus I)
4
PHIL 237
Ethics and Management
3
  • A minimum of 50% of all required ACCT, ECON and MGMT courses, of which a minimum of 9 credit hours of 300-level MGMT classes, must be taken at Geneseo.
  • A minimum of 12 hours of Accounting, of which a minimum of 9 credit hours of 300-level ACCT classes, must be taken at Geneseo.
  • Enrollment in 300-level School of Business courses is restricted to junior and senior majors and minors in School of Business programs.
  • Students must successfully complete the Writing Proficiency Exam, which is administered each semester. Generally students will take this exam upon completion of Intd 205. Students with transfer credit for Intd 205 are still required to successfully complete the Proficiency Exam.

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics

Total credit hours required to complete major: 43

    (P-denotes prerequisite; prerequisite sequence must be followed)

 


Basic Requirements

36 semester hours
ECON 110
Introductory Microeconomics
3
ECON 112
Introductory Macroeconomics (P-ECON 101)
3
ECON 210
Intermediate Microeconomics (P-ECON 101;MATH 213)
3
ECON 212
Intermediate Macroeconomics(P-ECON 102;MATH 213)
3
ECON 205
Business and Economic Statistics (P-MATH 213)
3
ECON 305
Econometrics (P-ECON 200, 201, 202 & Jr. Status)
3
ECON 307Quantitative Methods (P-ECON 202 & Jr. Status) 
15 hours of 300-level Economics electives (ECON 395, 396 and 399
may not be used to fulfill ECON elective requirements.)
15

Related Requirements

7semester hours
INTD 205
Business Communications
3
MATH 213
Applied Calculus I (OR MATH 221 Calculus I)
4


A minimum of 50% of all required ECON courses, of which a minimum of 9 credit hours of 300-level ECON classes, must be taken at Geneseo.

Students must successfully complete the Writng Proficiency Exam, which is administered each semester. Generally students will take this exam upon completion of Intd 205. Students with transfer credit for Intd 205 are still required to successfully complete the Proficiency Exam.

Honors in Economics

Students who have successfully completed 90 semester hours and at least 24 hours in Economics may request permission to complete ECON 293 Honors Seminar in Economics I and ECON 393 Honors Seminar in Economics II. Students who successfully complete ECON 393 Honors Seminar in Economics II with a letter grade of B or better, and who maintain at least a 3.3 overall GPA and a 3.3 GPA in Economics courses will graduate with Honors in Economics.

Minor in Economics

Available to all majors except Economics. Students applying for a Economics minor must have earned a 3.00 cumulative GPA to be admitted. The Economics minor must be declared prior to the completion of 85 credit hours. The 300-level electives may not be counted in both the major and the minor. Minimum competence requirements apply.
Basic Requirements 22 semester hours


Basic Requirements

22 semester hours
ECON 110
Introductory Microeconomics
3
ECON 112
Introductory Macroeconomics
3
ECON 210
Intermediate Microeconomics
3
ECON 212
Intermediate Macroeconomics
3
Economics electives (two 300-level electives)
6
MATH 213
Applied Calculus I OR
4
MATH 221R/Calculus I4

Enrollment in 300-level School of Business courses is restricted to junior and senior majors and minors in School of Business programs.

Certification in Adolescence Education (7-12): Social Studies

The Bachelor of Arts degree program in Economics can be planned so that New York State initial certification requirements are met (see School of Education program description).

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration

Total credit required to complete major: 58

(P-denotes prerequisite; prerequisite sequence must be followed)

 


Basic Requirements

48 semester hours
ACCT 102
Introduction to Financial Accounting
3
ACCT 103
Introduction to Managerial Accounting (P-ACCT 102)
3
ECON 110
Introductory Microeconomics
3
ECON 112
Introductory Macroeconomics (P-ECON 101)
3
ECON 205
Business and Economic Statistics (P-MATH 213)
3
MGMT 250Information Technology for Business3
MGMT 263
Business Law I (P-Sophomore Status)
3
MGMT 300
Organizational Behavior (P-Junior Status)
3
MGMT 305Quantitative Methods (P-ECON 202 & Jr. Status)3
MGMT 311
Managerial Finance (P-ACCT 103, ECON 202 & Jr. Status)
3
MGMT 331
Marketing (P-Junior Status)
3
MGMT 355
Production & Operations Mgmt (P-ECON 202 & Jr. Status)
3
MGMT 370
International Business (P-Junior Status)
3
MGMT 390
Strategic Management (P-MGMT 300, 311, 331 & Sr. Status)
3
Elective requirements: Two 300 level courses in ACCT, ECON, or MGMT
(MGMT 395, 396, and 399 may not be used to fulfill this requirement)
6

Related Requirements

10 semester hours
INTD 205
Business Communications
3
MATH 213
Applied Calculus I (OR MATH 221 Calculus I)
4
PHIL 237
Ethics and Management
3
  • A minimum of 50% of all required ACCT, ECON and MGMT courses, of which a minimum of 15 credit hours of 300-level MGMT classes, must be taken at Geneseo.
  • Enrollment in 300-level School of Business courses is restricted to junior and senior majors and minors in School of Business programs.
  • Students must successfully complete the Writing Proficiency Exam, which is administered each semester.
  • Generally students will take this exam upon completion of Intd 205. Students with transfer credit for Intd 205 are still required to successfully complete the Proficiency Exam.

Minor in Business Studies

(Not available to Business Administration or Accounting majors. Economics majors may complete a Business Studies minor as so long as none of the 4 elective courses have ECON prefixes. Courses cross-referenced with an ECON/MGMT prefix may not be counted in both the major and the minor.) Students applying for a Business Studies minor must have earned a 3.00 cumulative GPA to be admitted. The Business Studies minor must be declared
prior to the completion of 85 credit hours. Minimum competence requirements apply.

 
Basic Requirements
 
21 semester hours
MGMT 100
Society and Business
3
ECON 110
Introduction to Microeconomics
3
ACCT 102
Introduction to Financial Accounting
3
Choice of 4 additional courses in Accounting, Economics or Management, with a
minimum of 2 courses at the 300-level (all prerequisites must be met)
12


*A minimum of 12 credit hours must be completed at Geneseo, of which 6 credits hours must be at the 300-level.

Preparation for the Master of Business Administration Degree (4 + 1 Program)

School of Business majors completing a prescribed program at Geneseo and achieving a sufficient score on the GMAT examination are able to complete the M.B.A. program at SUNY Binghamton, Rochester Institute of Technology, Clarkson University, Alfred University or Union College in one additional year of study, following a four-year degree at Geneseo. Details relating to this program may be obtained from the School of Business office.