A. Non-Traditional Schooling: 6 Semester Hours
BUSN 2910 Non-Traditional Schooling
This requirement may be completed through any combination of the following means as long as a minimum of 6 semester credit hours is achieved: CLEP examination, USAFI course or test, military service schools, cooperative education, industrial courses, previous professional training, college transfer credit related to management or supervision, additional ACCT, MGMT, ECON, ISDS, MKGT, or FINR courses offered at Southwest, or some of the special course offered by the Corporate Training & Continuing Education Department.
B. Work Experience: 12 Semester Hours
BUSN 2905 Mid Management Specialty Work Experience
To receive work experience credit a student must have served in a supervisory or managerial position for no less than five years. The first three years of experience are considered to be an Apprenticeship. The final two years are considered for award of academic credit. Six credit hours may be awarded for each year (of the final two) of documented supervisory work experience. Students must satisfy this 12-hour requirement prior to graduation.
Portfolio Assessment cannot be used for courses that duplicate credits you already have.
Total Program Credits: 60
This program of study is designed as a terminal degree for a specific career field.
1 Credit awarded for work experience and nontraditional education must be approved by the Business and Legal Studies Department Chairperson and the division Dean.
2Students shall select a combination of six courses from the below categories and must select one course from at least four different categories.
Category 1: Accounting- Any ACCT course not currently required in the degree;
Category 2: Economics- BUSN 1304, BUSN 1306, BUSN 1308;
Category 3: Finance- BUSN 2321, BUSN 2320, BUSN 1300, BUSN 2370, BUSN 2324;
Category 4: Information Sciences/Decisional Sciences- BUSN 2310, BUSN 2319;
Category 5: Management- BUSN 1305, BUSN 1315,BUSN 1330, BUSN 1307, BUSN 2385, BUSN 2330, BUSN 2336, BUSN 1340, BUSN 2300 BUSN 2332, BUSN 2334, BUSN 2340, BUSN 2350, BUSN 2352, BUSN 2354, BUSN 2360;
Category 6: Marketing- BUSN 2380, BUSN 2382, BUSN 2384, BUSN 2386.
3 Review General Education pages and/or consult advisor for correct selection.
Note: Cooperative Education courses are available for this major.