Curriculum

Degree Program Overview

The School of Business, accredited by the prestigious accrediting body AACSB International, offers undergraduate majors in Accounting, Economics, FinanceMarketing and Management. Students may enter the School of Business as Undeclared Business, but are required to select a major by the end of their sophomore year. School of Business students will complete (except where noted) a total of 120 credit hours to earn their degree, with a minimum of 60 credit hours coming from liberal arts/science courses and at least half of all business credits counted toward degree fulfillment taken at Siena. Students in the School of Business are required to take the following courses within their business curriculum:

A. Pre-Business Foundation and Skills Courses

The Pre-business Foundation and Skills courses complement the Common Business Core, and also satisfy College Core or Liberal Arts requirements.   

QBUS100
Mathematics for Decision Making I
QBUS110
Mathematics for Decision Making II
ECON101
Principles of Economics, Micro
ECON102
Principles of Economics, Macro
CSIS010
Introduction to Computer Applications or
CSIS011
Problem Solving with Spreadsheets or
CSIS SSX
Passing a Computer Science Competency Exam

 
 B. Common Business Core

The Common Business Core courses provide a basic understanding of business while allowing the student to explore specific business discipline areas 

ACCT200
Financial Accounting
ACCT205
Managerial Accounting
BLAW200
Legal Environment of Business
BUDV450
Strategic Management
CSIS114
Management Information Systems
FINC301
Managerial Finance I
MGMT211
Organization and Management
MRKT212
Marketing
QBUS200
Business Statistics I
MGMT300
Operations Management

 
C. Required Major Courses

See majors