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The program’s first two years are designed to provide flexibility so students are exposed to a variety of courses. You will have formal and informal opportunities to learn about our majors, minors and career opportunities so that you can make a good decision about choosing an academic path in which you are interested. The courses students take are virtually identical for all School of Business students during those first two years, so you do not need to decide on your major until the end of your sophomore year. New freshmen who enroll as undecided business majors are considered to be fully matriculated in the School of Business. Within the first two years, students will select a specific program of interest. 

We have undergraduate integrated majors that result in the Bachelor of Science degree: 

We also offer a range of minors including Economics , Law Studies , and Project Management . These are all explained below. All Bachelor of Science degree candidates must successfully complete the Clarkson Common Experience, all requirements of their major and 120 credits. Additionally, all Bachelor of Science degree candidates must complete an international educational experience and an internship.

The Common First- and Second-Year Curriculum
First Year — First Semester First Year — Second Semester
Course Title
Cr. Hrs.
Course Title
Cr. Hrs.
EC150 Principles of   EC151 Principles of  
  Microeconomics
3
  Macroeconomics
3
SB113 Entrepreneurship and
SB114 Entrepreneurship and
3
  Business Innovation I*
3
  Business Innovation II*
UNIV190 Clarkson Seminar
3
  Non-Business Elective
  Science Course
3
  to satisfy Clarkson Common  
 MA180 Intro to College Math or
  Experience Knowledge
  Non-Business Elective **
4/3
  Area requirement
3
  First-Year Seminar
1
  Science Course
3
   
line
 MA181 Basic Calculus **
3
   TOTAL
16/17
   
line
        TOTAL
15
   
Second Year — First Semester Second Year — Second Semester
Course Title
Cr. Hrs.
Course Title
Cr. Hrs.
IS211 Introduction to ERP
3
OS286 Organizational Behavior
3
AC205 Accounting for
MK320 Principles of Marketing
3
  Decision Analysis
3
OM331 Operations and Supply
LW270 Law and Society I
 3 
  Chain Management
3
PHIL243 Business Ethics
EC311  Introduction to
  (recommended, or
  Econometrics
3
  other non-business
  Non-Business Elective
  elective)
3
  to satisfy Clarkson
STAT282 Statistics
3
  Common Experience
   
line
  Knowledge Area  
   TOTAL
15
  requirement  or
       CS141 Intro. to Computer  
        Science I***
3
         
line
         TOTAL
15


*Transfer students are required to take upper-level School of Business electives in place of SB113/SB114.

** Students must complete a basic calculus course. MA131 can be substituted in lieu of MA181.

*** Students wishing to major in Information Systems and Business Processes should take CS141 Introduction to Computer Science (4 credits) in the sophomore year.

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