Business & Computer Science Programs
The School of Business and Computer Science offers Bachelor of Science majors in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Marketing, and Sport and Recreation Management. The School also offers a Bachelor of Arts major in Public Relations. Minors are available in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Data Analytics, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Public Relations, and Sport and Recreation Management. The School also offers concentrations in Entrepreneurship/Small Business, Human Resource Management and Residential Property Management. Eligible undergraduate students can accelerate their pursuit of earning a Master of Business Administration through the 5th Year MBA program beginning in their junior year. The Department also offers a fully online Master of Science in Accounting program.
Sigma Beta Delta, International Honor Society for Business, Management and Administration
Business Administration majors who demonstrate academic excellence may be invited to join Curry College’s Chapter of Sigma Beta Delta. The purpose of Sigma Beta Delta is to encourage and recognize scholarship and achievement among students of business, management and administration. To be invited to join, undergraduate Business Administration majors must rank in the upper 20 percent of the junior or senior class and have earned 60 credits from Curry College. A special induction ceremony and dinner is held each spring for students who qualify for membership.
Epsilon Pi Tau, International Honor Society for students studying in the Technology Professions
Epsilon Pi Tau recognizes academic excellence of students in fields devoted to the study of technology and the preparation of practitioners for the technology professions. To be invited to join a course record in the major technology program must show a grade point average of 3.25 or higher and at least 16 semesters or 24 quarter credit hours in the major must have been earned. An induction ceremony is held each spring for students who qualify for membership.
5th Year MBA
The BS/MBA laddered degree program enables students to earn two degrees, their Bachelor of Science (BS) and their Master in Business Administration (MBA), within five years. All incoming first year students who show interest have the opportunity to be closely advised semester to semester to meet program entry requirements their junior year when they are eligible to enter the program.
Minimum Grade Policy for Business Department Majors/Minors
This policy will apply to all majors and minors offered within the Business Department. Students who are majoring or minoring in any program offered within the Business Department will be required to retake any pre-/ co-requisite, elective, or required course offered by the Business Department if they earn below a grade of a C. Students are allowed to waive this policy for their first two grades of C-. The third C- and any subsequent grades of a C- will have to be retaken. Although students are not required to maintain a GPA of 2.5 to be a Business Department major, students who receive a cumulative GPA of less than 2.5 will be required to meet with the Academic Success Coordinator and commit to a specified plan for the following full semester to improve their grades.