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2021-2022 Catalog and Handbook 
2021-2022 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science in Business

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Associate Professor and Academic Director: Edwin Knox, PhD
CUNY School of Professional Studies
101 West 31st Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10001
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Develop business managers and leaders with requisite business knowledge and skills to ensure the strategic sustainment and growth of national and global organizations and enterprises.

The Program

The online BS in Business offers a core business curriculum infused with the application of ethics and corporate social responsibility principles in a technologically savvy environment. Graduates of this program acquire the skills necessary to solve interesting and challenging issues involving the creation and exchange of goods and services, the management and development of personnel, and the efficient and socially responsible use of resources. Our goal is to produce highly versatile, receptive and knowledgeable graduates who have mastered the fundamentals of business and have a steady command of the world’s dynamic economy.

Students of the online Bachelor’s Degree in Business will:

  • Master critical thinking skills via case studies and the capstone project;
  • Develop a global perspective of business;
  • Acquire ethical decision-making techniques;
  • Work in diverse teams using clear and effective communication skills; and
  • Learn to analyze numerical data, enhance decision-making ability and rationalize judgments.

In addition, general education courses complement this specialized study and emphasize critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, effective communication and the exploration of the foundations of knowledge and culture.

Admissions Criteria

Applicants must possess at least 24 transferrable credits from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants need to demonstrate basic proficiency in reading, writing, and math.

Note: A minimum grade of C is required in all courses in the Business major, both required courses and business electives, and all Business minors, as well as all prerequisite courses. Where there are prerequisites, a student may not progress to the next course in the sequence without having a C in the prerequisite course(s).

Program Requirements

120 credits are required for the online Bachelor’s Degree in Business.

  • General Education - See below
  • Required Business Courses - 42 credits
  • Business Electives - 18 credits
  • Free Electives - 18 - 24 credits.

Note: The required number of College Options credits and free elective credits each student will be required to take will be dependent upon his/her transfer credit evaluation.

General Education Requirements

General Education    

  • 12 credits Required Core
  • 18 credits Flexible Core
  • 6-12 credits College Option

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