Oct 17, 2021  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, General Business Specialization, B.S.

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Abdel-Kader Ben-Mohamed, Ph.D., Chair

(Note: Program also offered online)

Bachelor of Science

General Liberal Arts and Sciences  
General Education Requirements* 60 credits
Core and Specialization  
Business Core 30 credits
Specialization 18 credits
Open Electives 12 credits
Total 120 credits

*ECON 125 , ECON 220 , ECON 221 , and ECON 230 , MATH 116  and MATH 120 /CISC 120  or MATH 131 /CISC 131  are Prerequisites for the major and must be used to fulfill general education requirements.

Students who choose the major concentration in Business Administration with a specialization in General Business must complete:


There is a 15-credit residency requirement in the major, which must be satisfied by Business Administration courses numbered 295 or above, or Accounting courses numbered 240 or above.

Students who do not have full-time jobs should try to use their open electives for an internship.

  • Students select Twelve additional credits from courses numbered 295 or higher within the following: 

    • Accounting (ACCT)
    • Economics (ECON)
    • Entrepreneurship (ENTR)
    • Finance (FINC)
    • International Business (INBU)
    • Management (MGMT)
    • Marketing (MKTG)
    • Sport Management (SPMG)
  • And 

  • (mandatory for specialization)
  • (senior-level cap-stone course — mandatory)

Open Electives

  • Any four courses

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