Oct 21, 2019  
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020

Business and Management


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This four-year B.S. in Business and Management program requires a minimum of 124 credit hours. A typical program is described below.

Internship Requirement: All B.S. in Business and Management students are required to complete one summer internship in a business-related area. Internships can be completed as part of The Arch Summer Semester or can be completed another time. Internships are required but are not for credit. They can be paid or unpaid. Students are required to write a reflection paper and submit it to the Director of the Undergraduate program and the CCPD at the end of the internship experience.

First Year


Fall


  • HASS Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnotes 1 and 2 below)

Spring


  • IHSS 1200 - Principles of Economics Credit Hours: 4

Second Year


Fall


  • Science Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnotes 1 and 2 below)

Third Year


The Arch Summer Semester*


*For students who have applied for and been granted an exception, The Arch Summer Semester courses would be taken during the fall semester. For listing of the exception process go to: http://info.rpi.edu/arch/students/#ExceptionProcess.

  • HASS Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnotes 1 and 2 below)

Fall or Spring


  • Science Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnotes 1 and 2 below)

Fourth Year


Fall


  • HASS Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnotes 1 and 2 below)
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4

Footnotes


  1. Students should take an Inquiry course during their first year—IHSS 1200 Principals of Economics meets this requirement.
  2. Students should take a HASS communication-intensive course during their first three semesters.

Concentrations


Students are encouraged to select one or more concentrations in order to provide further depth in an area of student interest. A concentration consists of three or four courses from each of the elective areas below, dependent upon the concentration. Students may choose to gain more extensive knowledge of the field by selecting additional courses in the area of concentration.

Accounting


All four courses are required for the concentration.

and any one of the following:


  • ITWS 4961 — Data Analysis Research Lab
  • MGMT 4170 — Supply Chain Analytics
  • MGMT 4962 — Data Analytics

Entrepreneurship - Any three:


  • MGMT 4960 — Financial Technology

Management Information Systems - Any three:


Supply Chain Management - Any three:


  • MGMT 4120 — Supply Chain Analytics

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