This major provides students an opportunity to explore a wide range of topics drawn from the disciplines of Management and Computer Information Systems or to arrange an individualized course of study in fields represented by the majors offered within the Stender School of Leadership, Business, and Professional Studies.
Whereas a degree in Business and Technology Studies may prepare a student for entry-level employment, students should be aware that this school major may not provide sufficient depth of preparation for admission to a graduate program or specialization in one of the management or computer information disciplines. Students who wish to earn this school major should meet with the Dean of the Stender School to evaluate the appropriateness of the degree for their career goals.
The school major is generally intended for students who are not seeking a baccalaureate degree in any other program within the Stender School of Leadership, Business, and Professional Studies. Therefore, the school major is not offered as a second major.
Students must achieve the following program requirements for all courses listed under Program Requirements and Program Required Courses for the Business & Technology Studies major.
Major Credits: 36
Major Residency Credits: 16
Program Required Courses
The school major in Business and Technology Studies requires a minimum of 36 credits in courses that carry a prefix of ACC, CIS, ECN, FIN, MGT, or MKT. Of the 36 credits, 20 must be earned in one disciplinary area and 16 credits must be chosen from courses at the 3000-level or higher. The balance of credits needed for graduation should be selected in consultation with the student's academic adviser to ensure that the student's individual educational and career objectives can be attained.
To graduate from The College of St. Scholastica, baccalaureate students must meet the following minimum degree requirements.
Total Credits: 128
Upper Division Credits: 42
Residency Requirement: 32
Minimum GPA: 2.0