Program Components for Additional Major in Business

ADDITIONAL MAJOR IN BUSINESS

Curriculum Requirements: Additional Major in Business

A minimum of 120 semester hours is required for all students who graduate from Hebrew
Theological College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Students pursuing an additional major
in Business must complete 38-39 semester hours in Business and related courses, as outlined
below.

Residency Requirement

The following 14-15 semester hours must be completed in residence:

  • BUSN 385 Business Policy and Strategic Management (3 semester hours)
  • 3 additional Business courses at the 300 level or above (9 semester hours)
  • PHIL 302 Fundamentals of Jewish Business Ethics (2 semester hours)
    or
    PHIL 322 Case Studies in Jewish Business Ethics (3 semester hours)


Judaic Studies: Consistent with the mission and policies of Hebrew Theological College,
all degree-seeking students pursuing an additional major in Business or Accounting must
complete the requirements for a primary major in an area of Judaic Studies. Any students
not progressing satisfactorily (see Academic Progress Policy, page 90) in the Judaic Studies
major will not be permitted to continue in the additional major program.

General Education: Students must complete HTC’s General Education Requirements as
listed in the catalog. Additional requirements:

  1. ENGL 211 Advanced Composition: Writing Across the Disciplines. or ENGL 213
    Business Communication: Clarity and Persuasion, either of which satisfies the
    LAS Core requirements.
  2. BUSN/MATH 272 preceded by either MATH 105 or ACCT 250 / MATH 250
    Mathematics and Computation for Business Majors, which satisfies the LAS
    mathematics requirement. A student who lacks the appropriate background must
    take the needed prerequisites before enrolling in these courses.
  3. PHIL 302 Fundamentals of Jewish Business Ethics (2 semester hours)
    or PHIL 322 Case Studies in Jewish Business Ethics (3 semester hours).
    Either course may be used to partially satisfy the AHS Philosophy requirement.
  4. BUSN 215 Macroeconomics or BUSN 217 Microeconomics may be used to
    satisfy the LAS requirement in Behavioral and Social Sciences.
Business Coursework: The Business coursework for the additional major in Business
consists of 36 semester hours as outlined below:
ACCT 201      Principles of Financial Accounting
ACCT 202      Principles of Managerial Accouting
BUSN 215      Microeconomics
BUSN 217      Macroeconomics
BUSN 250      Business Law
BUSN 272      Statistical Analysis
BUSN 301      Management of Personell and Organization
BUSN 306      Business Data Analysis
BUSN 311      Principles of Marketing
BUSN 341      Business Finance
BUSN 361      E-Commerce
BUSN 385      Business Policy and Strategic Management
CONCENTRATION IN INFORMATION AND DECISION SCIENCES
The concentration in Data Analysis is a cross-disciplinary curriculum of the Department of
Business and the Department of Computer and Information Sciences. It emphasizes
rigorous analysis of data, using programming skills to apply statistical techniques to data
sets and spreadsheets, in order to support better business decisions. As most business data
are stored in databases, the specialization includes a foundation in databases with a web-
based implementation. Students opting for an additional major in Business or Accounting
who choose to pursue a concentration in Data Analysis must complete an additional 18
credits in BUSN and CAIS. At least nine credits hours in this concentration must be taken in
residence.

MATH 301        Probability and Statistics
CAIS 215          Database Systems
CAIS 231          Visual Programming
CAIS 310          Statistical Programming
CAIS 315          Advanced Database Programming
         An additional course in Statistical Programming may be substituted, upon
         approval of advisor.
CAIS 318          Data Mining

CONCENTRATION IN ECOMMERCE AND WEB-BASED BUSINESS

The concentration in Ecommerce and Web-based Business is a cross-disciplinary
curriculum of the Department of Business and the Department of Computer and Information
Sciences. It provides a foundation in web technologies used by businesses to build and
maintain their websites, with an emphasis on the graphics design tools needed to develop
websites that conform to both aesthetic and functional design standards. Students opting for
an additional major in Business or Accounting who choose to pursue a concentration in
Ecommerce and Web-based Business must complete an additional 18 credits in BUSN and
CAIS. At least nine credit hours in this concentration must be taken in residence.

CAIS 250        Introduction to Web Programming
CAIS 263        Web Site Design and Development I
CAIS 271        Graphic and Multimedia Design I
CAIS 272        Graphic and Multimedia Design II
CAIS 363        Web Site Design and Development II
         One additional course at the 300 level from the Departments of Business or
         Computer and Information Systems, with advisor approval.

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