4 Leavey School of Business Dean: S. Andrew Starbird Associate Dean, Curriculum: Susan Parker Associate Dean, Faculty: Narendra Agrawal Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Business Programs: Jo-Anne Shibles Senior Assistant Dean, Graduate Business Programs: Elizabeth Ford The Leavey School of Business offers professional business education within the larger context of academic excellence in the Jesuit educational tradition. The school provides undergraduate students with both the technical skills necessary for success in business and the ethical, global, and humanistic perspectives that are hallmarks of a liberal arts education. The undergraduate program strives for a mix of theory and practice and emphasizes the development of leadership skills.
UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES The Leavey School of Business confers the degree of bachelor of science in commerce with majors in accounting, accounting and information systems, economics, finance, management, marketing, and management information systems. A general business minor is also available to nonbusiness students, on a space available basis, through an application process. For the 2012â€“13 academic year, it is anticipated that the general business minor will not be admitting students. The school also offers a minor in management information systems and interdisciplinary minors in entrepreneurship, international business and retail studies. REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMMERCE To qualify for the degree of bachelor of science in commerce, students must complete a minimum of 175 quarter-units of credit (of which at least 60 must be in upper-division courses) and satisfy the requirements of the Undergraduate Core Curriculum, the Leavey School of Business curriculum, and the departmental major. The School of Business strictly enforces prerequisites. Having all students come into courses with the same requisite knowledge and skills ensures equity, a common starting point, and is intended to increase the likelihood of student success. Prerequisite requirements must be successfully completed or in progress prior to enrollment in the course that requires the prerequisite. Undergraduate Core Curriculum Critical Thinking & Writing s #RITICAL 4HINKING 7RITING AND FROM LIST OF APPROVED COURSES Cultures & Ideas s #ULTURES )DEAS AND FROM LIST OF APPROVED COURSES s #ULTURES )DEAS WITH -'-4 254
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Second Language Native English-speaking students fulfill this requirement in one of three ways: s 3UCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE SECOND COURSE OF THE lRST YEAR COLLEGE LEVEL SEQUENCE IN a classical or modern foreign language s $EMONSTRATION OF AN EQUIVALENT LEVEL OF PROlCIENCY BY PASSING A LANGUAGE PROlCIENCY examination supervised by the departments of Classics or Modern Languages and Literatures s /BTAINING A MINIMUM SCORE OF ON THE !DVANCED 0LACEMENT %XAMINATION IN A classical or modern foreign language s )NTERNATIONAL "ACCALAUREATE AND )NTERNATIONAL ! LEVEL EXAMS Students for whom English is not their native language may satisfy this requirement by submitting a petition to the chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the chair of the Undergraduate Core Curriculum Committee with professionally recognized documentation of proficiency in a language other than English. Such documentation includes but is not limited to a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination score of 213 computerized or 550 paper and pencil examination. Mathematics Two mathematics courses: s -!4( AND OR -!4( AND Most business students take the calculus for business courses: MATH 30 and 31. Students who plan to take additional math should consider taking the calculus and analytic geometry courses: MATH 11 and 12. Religion, Theology & Culture s 2ELIGION 4HEOLOGY #ULTURE FROM LIST OF APPROVED COURSES s 2ELIGION 4HEOLOGY #ULTURE FROM LIST OF APPROVED COURSES s 2ELIGION 4HEOLOGY #ULTURE FROM LIST OF APPROVED COURSES Ethics s /NE BUSINESS ETHICS COURSE WITH -'-4 OR 0(), Civic Engagement s -'-4 AND -'-4 OR 0(), Diversity s /NE COURSE FROM LIST OF APPROVED COURSES Arts s /NE COURSE FROM LIST OF APPROVED COURSES Social Science s %#/. Natural Science (with lab) s /NE COURSE FROM LIST OF APPROVED COURSES
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Science, Technology and Society s /-)3 Students who are considering a major in accounting should take ACTG 134 to satisfy the Science, Technology and Society requirement. Experiential Learning for Social Justice s /NE COURSE FROM LIST OF APPROVED COURSES Advanced Writing s %.', OR %.', Pathways s &OUR COURSES OR UNITS FROM LIST OF APPROVED COURSES IN ONE 0ATHWAY OF THE STUDENTS choice Leavey School of Business Core Curriculum: Lower Division Introduction to Business Two courses: s "53. TO BE COMPLETED DURING THE FRESHMAN YEAR s /-)3 Leadership Competency Two 2-unit courses (4 units of credit): s "53. TO BE TAKEN IN THE WINTER QUARTER OF THE FRESHMAN YEAR s "53. TO BE TAKEN IN THE SPRING QUARTER OF THE FRESHMAN YEAR Note: Transfer students entering with 44 units or more must complete the leadership competency requirement with MGMT 174. Economics Three courses: s %#/. AND Accounting Two courses: s !#4'