Major Requirements

A student majoring in business at Virginia Wesleyan is required to complete a minimum of 64 credit hours in specified coursework if choosing to pursue an internship in the field, or 56 credit hours in coursework if the student wishes to further enhance their studies in one of seven concentrations. A minor in business at Virginia Wesleyan will complement any major. A student wishing to minor in business must complete 20 hours in specified coursework. Concentrations offered within the business program include:

  • International Business
  • Marketing & Public Relations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Law & Public Administration
  • Accounting & Finance
  • General Management
  • and Supply Chain & Operations Management

Core Courses

Course Number And Title

Sem. Hrs.

MBE 201 Introductory Macroeconomics 4
MBE 202 Introductory Microeconomics 4
MBE 203 Accounting I 4
MBE 204 Accounting II 4
ISP 101 Fundamentals of Information Systems 4
MBE 301 Principles of Management 4
MBE 316 Marketing Principles 4
MBE 322 Financial Management 4
MBE 400 Seminar in Managerial Ethics 4
Total hours required for core courses 36

Business (B.A.)*

Additional Required Courses
(See advisor)

Statistics / One of the following:
MATH 210 Introductory Statistics
MATH 310 Statistical Models
4
Environment / One of the following:
BIO 150: Intro to Marine Ecology
EES 132: Environmental Geology without Lab
EES 133: Environmental Geology with Lab
EES 200: Oceanography
EES 210: Meteorology
EES 250: Field Experiences in Earth & Environmental Sciences
EES 320: Energy and the Environment
EES 435: Tropical Ecology
ENG 306: Ecopoetry
ENG 410: Environmental Writings
ENVS 106: Humans, the Environment, and Sustainability
ENVS 304: Environmental Ethics
ENVS 306: Ecopoetry
ENVS 326: Environmental Policy Analysis
ENVS 410: Environmental Writings
HON 110: Complex Global Challenge
MBE 207: Economics and the Environment
PHIL 304: Environmental Ethics
POLS 326: Environmental Policy Analysis
4

Additional Required Courses (See advisor before selecting):
SOC 100: Introductory Sociology
PSY 101: Introductory Psychology
COMM 222: Public Speaking
COMM 325: Organizational Communication

 
 
 
 
 
Total hours required for allied courses 8
Senior Synthesis A: Course Concentration  
MBE 300/400 elective 4
300/400 level elective 4
MBE 406 or 407 Senior Seminar 4
Senior Synthesis A: total hours required 12
OR  
Senior Synthesis B: Internship  
MBE 414 Internship Exploration & Design 4
MBE 416 Management Internship 12
MBE 417 Internship Seminar 4
Senior Synthesis B: total hours required 20
Total 56-64

Minor Requirements: Business

Course Number And Title

Sem. Hrs.

MBE 101 Introduction to Business 4
One of the following:
MBE 201:Introductory Macroeconomics
MBE 202: Introductory Microeconomics
4
MBE 203 Accounting I 4
One of the following:
MBE 301 Principles of Management
MBE 316 Marketing Principles
4
One additional MBE 300/400 level course 4
Total 20

Certificate Requirements: Supply Chain Management & Logistics

Home of one of the largest commercial ports on the East Coast, Hampton Roads provides ample opportunities for business students as well as professionals to secure internships and jobs in the areas of transportation, manufacturing, distribution and numerous other allied fields. Virginia Wesleyan University is also one of the few educational institutions in the area enjoying membership in the Virginia Maritime Association. A certificate in Supply Chain Management and Logistics is designed to help students develop the skills needed to become successful in this existing and dynamic field.

Course Number And Title

Sem. Hrs.

MBE 301 Principles of Management 4
MBE 350 Supply Chain Management and Logistics 4
MBE 360 Operations Management 4
MBE 389 Field Experience in Management 4
One of the following:
MBE 306 Business Law
MBE 333 International Business
MBE 490 Independent Study in Management
4
Total 20