A strong business curriculum should include experiences that will enhance students' development as professionals.
Our professional development program is designed to enrich students' overall experience by providing professional growth curriculum designed to help students find internships during college, and job placement upon graduation.
BA 1110 The World of Business
An introduction to business concepts, careers, and developing students as professionals. Introduces students to the major functional areas of business including accounting, computer information systems, finance, management, and marketing.
BA 2210 Introduction to Professional Development I
Helps college sophomores discover inherent skills and interests. Introduces potential careers based upon these skills and interests. Students will choose from a list of Professional Development activities such as skill and interest assessments to be used in building and envisioning their resume. Each student will also meet with an advisor, counselor, and other professionals to develop and tailor a successful career path in the desired profession. Graded S/U.
BA 3310 Exploring Professional Development II
College juniors will reflect and examine whether their career of interest is truly a good fit. Students will choose from a list of Professional Development activities with the primary emphasis of obtaining an internship in the desired profession. Graded S/U. PREREQ: BA 2210.
BA 4410 Implementing Professional Development III
Professional Development Capstone for the senior student. Students will implement skills learned in the two previous Professional Development courses with the goal of finding a job within their desired profession. Graded S/U. PREREQ: BA 3310.