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Business Majors

Lower Division Curriculum for majors offered by the College of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration with majors in:
  • Applied Information Management Systems
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting (B.S.A.)
  • Bachelor of Science with a major in:
  • Applied Information Management Systems

Beginning Fall 2013, LMU will introduce a new set of University Core requirements.  Transfer students who begin their studies at LMU before Fall 2015 may continue to follow the former University Core pattern listed below.  Transfer students entering LMU as of Fall 2015 will be required to follow the new Core requirements.  Transfer information for the new Core will be posted soon.

University Core Requirements for pre-Fall 2015 transfer students
Students in the College of Business Administration are required to fulfill the following University Core (General Education) requirements.

LMU CORE REQUIREMENTS SANTA MONICA COLLEGE COURSE
American Cultures Choose one course:
AHIS 72 ----- HIST 10 ----- MUSIC 37
College Writing Choose one course:
ENGL 1, 31
Communication BUS 32
Creative Arts Choose one course:
ART 20B, 52A, 52B, 52C, 60 ----- ENGL 30A, 30B ----- ET 19A----- MUSIC 60A+60B (both courses are required), 60C+60D (both courses are required), 84A+84B (both courses are required) ----- PHOTO 1+2 (both courses are required) ----- TH ART 41
Critical Arts Choose one course:
AHIS 1, 2, 3 ----- DANCE 5 ----- ET 61 ----- FILM 1 ----- GR DES 74 ----- MUSIC 1, 32 ----- TH ART 5
Western Civilization Choose one course:
HIST 1, 2
Contemporary Societies Choose one course:
HIST 6, 12, 25, 39
Literature ENGL 2, 3, 4
Mathematics Under Review
Science/Technology Choose one course:
ANATMY 1, 2 ----- ANTHRO 1 ----- ASTRON 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 -----
BIOL 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 15, 15N, 21, 22, 23, 46D, 75 ----- BOTANY 1 ----- CHEM 9, 10, 11, 12, 21, 22, 31 ----- ENGR 16 ----- ENVRN 7 ----- GEOG 1, 3, 5, 7, 20, 23, 24 ----- GEOL 1, 4, 5, 31 ----- KIN PE 3 ----- MCROBIO 1 ----- NUTR 1, 7 ----- PHYS 3 ----- PHYSCS 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 21, 22, 23, 24 ----- PRO CR 11 ----- ZOOL 5, 20
Philosophy* Completed at LMU
Social Science (2 courses) Take both courses:
ECON 2
+ 
PSYCH 1
THST 100 level* Choose one course:
REL ST 51, 52
   
*Transfer students who enter LMU with a minimum of sixty (60) accepted transfer hours are exempted from this lower division requirement.


Lower Division Major Requirements
NOTE: All Courses listed below must be taken in-class. Online courses may be accepted upon approval by the College of Business Administration.

NOTE: Courses indicated in red may currently be fulfilled through the pre-Fall 2013 University Core pattern (listed above).  For transfer students entering LMU as of Fall 2015, these courses will become part of the major requirements as indicated below.

LMU COURSE SANTA MONICA COLLEGE COURSE
ACCT 2110: Financial Accounting ACCTG 1: Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACCT 2120: Accounting Information for Decision Making Completed at LMU
AIMS 2710: Management Information Systems Completed at LMU
BADM 1010: Business Institutions Completed at LMU
BADM 1020: Introduction to Ethical Decision Making Models Completed at LMU
BADM 1030: Information Technology in Organizations Completed at LMU
BADM 1040: Globalization Completed at LMU
BLAW 2210: Legal and Regulatory Environment Choose one of the following optionsL
Option 1:  Take both courses
• BUS 5: Business Law
• BUS 6: Advanced Business Law
Option 2:  Take both courses
• BUS 5: Business Law 
• ACCTG 26: Advanced Business Law
Computer Science requirement for students majoring in the Bachelor of Science in Applied Information Management Systems (AIMS):

Required:
CMSI 185: Computer Programming
CMSI 186: Programming Laboratory

In addition, students must take 2 elective courses in computer science.  They may choose from the following list or take upper division electives at LMU:
CMSI 182: Great Ideas in Computer Science
CMSI 261: Language, Thought, and Computation*
CMSI 264: Cryptography and Cryptanalysis
CMSI 266: Electronic Markets*
CMSI 270: Web Application Design and Implementation
CMSI 281: Data Structures*
CMSI 282: Algorithms*
CMSI 284: Systems Programming

*Note: Lower division electives recommended by the College of Business Administration.
Applied Information Management Systems majors fulfill the following computer science requirements:


Required courses:
• CS 55: Java Programming
• CS 56: Advanced Java Programming

Elective courses:
Students take the following course and one additional elective computer science course at LMU:
• CS 3: Introduction to Computer Systems
• CS 20B: Data Structures with Java
CMST 140: Business and Professional Communication BUS 32: Business Communications
ECON 110: Introductory Microeconomics ECON 1: Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 120: Introductory Macroeconomics ECON 2: Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 230: Introductory Statistics No course equivalency
PSYC 100: General Psychology PSYCH 1: General Psychology