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John Spittell

Professor & Chair of Business & Management, Executive-in-Residence

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Galesburg, IL 61401

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Requirements for the major

(12 credits or credit-equivalents)

  • Core classes (5 credits): ECON 110, ECON 120, BUS 211, BUS 280, BUS 315
  • Ethics (1 credit): PHIL 118, 130, 210, 212, or 213
  • Statistics (1 credit): STAT 200
  • Business Computation (1 credit): STAT 223 or CS 141
  • Capstone Experience: BUS 399: Senior Seminar, BUS 400 (Honors), Startup Term, or approved self-designed project.
  • Three electives in a focus area with at least one course at the 300 level and no more than one at the 100 level. Pre-approved focus areas are below; self-designed focus areas require prior approval.
    • Finance/Accounting: BUS 212, BUS 301, BUS 302, BUS 312, BUS 333
    • Mathematical Finance: MATH 146, MATH 152, MATH 227, MATH 321, MATH 327, BUS 333, STAT 223
    • Human Relations: BUS 267, BUS 272, PSYC 205, PSYC 278, ANSO 205, BUS 230, BUS 340
    • Global Business/Policy/Development: BUS 340, ECON 302, ECON 371, ECON 373, PS 301, PS 210, PS 268, PS 312, PS 321
    • Environmental Policy and Management: ENVS 101, ENVS 110, AFST/ENVS/HIST 228, ENVS 245, ENVS 256, ENVS 268, ENVS 270, ENVS 335, ENVS/PS 360, ECON/ENVS 368

Requirements for the minor

7 credits or credit equivalents:

  • Three core courses: ECON 110, BUS 211, BUS 280
  • One course in statistical methods: STAT 200
  • One course in ethics: PHIL 118 or PHIL 130 or PHIL 210 or PHIL 212
  • Students may choose two courses from among the following focus courses to design a self-designed sequence with the prior approval of the departmental chair:
    BUS 212, BUS 312, BUS/ECON 333, BUS 315, BUS 343, PSYC 267 or PSYC 272, PSYC 278 or ANSO 205, ECON 301, ECON 365, ECON 363 or PS 235, ECON 371, PS 301 or PS 312, ENVS 260, ENVS 368

    Pre-approved focus areas include the following course combinations:
    • Finance: BUS 212 and BUS/ECON 333
    • Marketing: BUS 315 and BUS 343
    • Accounting: BUS 212 and BUS 312
    • Human resources management: either PSYC 267 or PSYC 272 and either PSYC 278 or ANSO 205
    • Public sector: ECON 363, ECON 310 or PS 235
    • International business: ECON 371 and either PS 301 or PS 312
    • Competitive strategy: ECON 301 and ECON 365
    • Environmental management: ENVS 260 and ENVS 368

Students majoring in Economics, Environmental Studies, Financial Mathematics, or Psychology and minoring in Business and Management can apply no more than three courses to both programs simultaneously.

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