University of Colorado Colorado Springs: College of Business

Academics

Areas of Emphasis

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Accounting will prepare you for a career in public accounting, business and industry, and not-for-profit and governmental organizations. Course work in accounting conveys a comprehensive understanding of the theory and concepts.
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If you plan to become a licensed CPA, our 4+1 program in accounting will not only give you the minimum of 150 hours of required coursework, you will also graduate in as little as 5 years with a Bachelor's degree and a Master of Business Administration degree, each with an emphasis in accounting. Students interested need to have a B or better in ACCT 3010, 3020, and 3110, have complete 90 credit hours (have Senior Standing), and have a cumulative 3.25 GPA to be considered for this program.  Also, students will need to be fully admitted to the MBA program to begin the MBA portion of the program (6 credits hours of MBA coursework will be applied to the undergraduate degree).
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Business Administration includes 18 semester hours of upper division business course work based on your interests and career goals. You'll take courses from at least two different subject areas.
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Finance encompasses both the science and the art of managing money and investments. The finance curriculum covers three primary areas: financial management, financial markets and institutions, and investments.
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Human Resources Management helps you learn to develop and maintain effective relationships between employers and employees. Topics covered include recruiting, staffing, training and development, compensation, career planning, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
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The Information Systems emphasis helps you develop increasing levels of sophistication in computer use. Courses focus on programming, databases, networking and system design.
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International Business prepares you to compete in an increasingly global economy. It is important that managers understand the implications of these changes and the processes that influence the world economic, cultural and political arenas. You may also be interested in our dual degree program with the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (FSM).  With that option, you will earn a Bachelor of Science in Business from UCCS and a Bachelor of Science in International Business from FSM. 
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Marketing develops your ability to conceive and design products and services, price them according to perceived value in the marketplace, then promote them through advertising and personal selling.
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Management will educate you on becoming skilled managers who know how to lead and motivate people, build high performance teams, and understand the dynamics of organization behavior.
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The Online Degree Completion option allows you the flexibility of completing the Bachelor of Science in Business degree online. Take one class or up to two years of upper level business courses from anywhere in the world.
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PGA Golf Management is a selective program that prepares you to be a professional manager in the golf industry, holding the distinction of membership in the Professional Golfers' Association of America (PGA).
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Service Management provides you with skills and knowledge  to work in a management or professional capacity in the service sector, including customer service departments, call centers, help desks, insurance companies, and professional service organizations.
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Sport Management is a selective degree program designed for students who share a passion for sport and a desire to build careers in the sport industry.
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Pair your Bachelor of Science in Business with our Entrepreneurship minor and prepare yourself to succeed in building your own business.  Supported by El Pomar Center for Entrepreneurship. Learn more about this minor by contacting your advisor in Student Success.

Minors in the College of Business

Minors for Business Students

Business students may pursue a minor in business or choose a minor through the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, the College of Engineering and Applied Science, Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, or the School of Public Affairs.

Business students may also choose a minor in business, including Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resources, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, and Service Management.  Download the details for business minors for business students.

 

Minors in Business for Non-Business Students

If you are pursuing a degree in the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, the College of Engineering and Applied Science, Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, or the School of Public Affairs, you may elect to pursue a minor in one of nine business areas: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resources, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, and Service Management. Download the details for business minors for non-business students.

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