All students entering LSSU beginning Fall 2007 wishing to study business will enter into the Pre-Business Program. You will be placed into courses that will introduce you to business concepts and business careers. In addition, you will be placed into appropriate general education courses based on placement test or ACT/SAT scores. These general education courses are important for students to take and to succeed in as they give students the academic background to be successful in upper level business courses.
Being successful is the goal of the faculty of the School of Business, Economics, and Legal Studies. Having the appropriate academic background, especially in math, reading, writing, and speaking, is critical to student success.
As a freshman majoring in a four-year business degree, you’ll take the following classes as part of your Pre-Business Program:
ENGL110 Freshman Composition I - 3 Credit
ENGL111 Freshman Composition II - 3 Credit
COMM101 Speech Communications - 3 Credit
BUSN231 Business Communication - 3 Credit
MATH111 College Algebra - 3 Credit
ACTG132 Principles of Accounting I- 4 Credit
ACTG133 Principles of Accounting II - 4 credit
BUSN 121 Introduction to Business - 3 Credit
ECON 201 or ECON 202 Macroeconomics or Microeconomics - 3 Credit
DATA235 Spreadsheets - 3 Credit
General Education - 8 Credit
1 Lab Science or 1 Humanities Course
OFAC112 Keyboarding - 1 Credit
During the semester that you complete these courses, you’ll apply for admission to the School. Your advisor will help you with this process.
Graduate in Marketing...
Anna Wilson, '06 Marketing
"Lake State is a local University that gave me the option to earn my education while located close to my family. My short-term goal is to gain as much experience as possible in the community and to possibly continue my education toward a Masters Degree. I’d like to continue my work within the city and take advantage of opportunities to be more involved in local politics. In the long term, after I’ve made myself as competitive as possible in the marketing field, I’d like to get a job at a medium to large size company and work more with individual products or brands as opposed to marketing a company itself."
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