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School of Business Academic Programs

For information about earning a Master's Degree from the School of Business, visit the M.S. in Accounting page.

For information about the 4+1 MBA Programs available between Geneseo and other colleges, visit the 4+1 MBA Programs page.

For detailed course descriptions see the School of Business Undergraduate Bulletin for a program overview.

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The School of Business offers three majors:  Accounting, Business Administration and Economics.

Minors (all minors require a 2.5 cumulative GPA to apply)

Business Studies Minor

View Business Studies minor course requirements

Not available to Business Administration or Accounting majors.  The Business Studies minor must be declared prior to the completion of 75 credits.

Data Analytics Minor

View Data Analytics minor course requirements.

The Data Analytics minor prepares students with the knowledge as well as experience that is relevant for today's data-driven world.  The goal of this minor is to provide an opportunity for students majoring in various areas to develop basic data literacy and connect technology, statistics, and quantitative modeling that is needed to unlock the potential of data analysis and improve the ability to transform data into a powerful tool in decision-making. Students will acquire programming skills in R and Python, learning statistical and modeling knowledge, but at the same time apply these skills and knowledge in a variety of contexts.

This minor is open to all students.

Economics Minor

View Economics minor course requirements.

The Economics minor is open to students majoring in Accounting or Business Administration.  Non-business majors can pursue an economics minor with permission of the Director of Student Services.  

Finance Minor

View Finance minor course requirements.

Students who complete the finance minor are prepared for careers in fields such as wealth management, sales and trading, fund management, banking and corporate finance. The curriculum is designed to provide most of the content on the CFA level one exam. Students are strongly encouraged to be involved with the Student Managed Investment Fund as well.   Finance Minor

Marketing Minor

View Marketing minor course requirements.

The marketing minor exposes students to both academic and practical learning opportunities, preparing students to enter a wide range of careers in the marketing profession. There are several hands-on activities as well as co-curricular opportunities where students work directly with business.  Students who complete the minor pursue careers in agencies as well as in corporate settings.  Marketing Minor
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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 Program Requirements

All School of Business majors are required to participate in and complete all required elements of the Professional Development program by the time they graduate. School of Business students should consult with the department for details on fulfilling this requirement. PD Program Requirements

Department Writing Requirement

Successful completion of your degree will fulfill the department writing requirement.

For further information, please contact the Director of Student Services 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.