General Business

The major in general business has been designed for students seeking a broad business background rather than a specialization in any one functional area of business. Coursework to complete the General Business major must be upper division business credits beyond the BBA core (excluding business internship). Students majoring in General Business may choose an optional concentration in Pre-Law.  General Business students will not be permitted to combine this major with any other College of Business major. 

 In addition to major requirements, students must complete the BBA Degree Requirements.

Dearborn Discovery Core (General Education)

All students must satisfy the University’s Dearborn Discovery Core requirements, in addition to the requirements for the major.  

General Business Major (18 credit hours)

18 credit hours from College of Business course work beyond the BBA core.

General Business Major with a concentration in Pre-law

LE 453Business Law: Advanced Topics3
Select three courses from 300-400 level COB courses beyond the core. Each must be a different subject.9
Select two courses from the following:6
Contemporary Ethical Theory
Theory of the Law
The American Judicial Process
American Constitutional Law
Civil Rights and Liberties
Philosophy of Law
Women, Politics, and the Law
Social Psychology
Sociology of Law
Antitrust and Regulation
Environmental Law
Health Care and the Law
Environmental Ethics
Problems in Constitutional Law
Total Credit Hours18

Learning Goals

The following Learning Goals have been developed by the faculty in the College of Business. These goals describe what we want all of our students to know and be able to accomplish upon graduation.

  1. Students will be knowledgeable about the business disciplines.
  2. Students will be effective communicators.
  3. Students will be effective team members.
  4. Students will be competent in the application of technology.
  5. Students are able to understand and integrate knowledge across diverse disciplines, cultures, and context.
  6. Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills to solve business problems.