BS in Business
Leaders in business and government look to George Mason University’s School of Business for graduates who anticipate the needs of the marketplace with superior functional competencies, as well as the interpersonal skills, leadership, and innovation required in today’s volatile, competitive marketplace.
The bachelor of science in business prepares you for today’s workplace with more than just technical skills. We work directly with hiring companies to develop a curriculum and experiences that deliver the knowledge and skills expected by employers today. We teach our students how to be innovative and creative, along with the analytical skills and first-hand experience employers demand in the global marketplace.
Students pursuing a bachelor of science in business must complete a minimum of 120 credits, including the Mason Core requirements, business foundations, business core, and concentration requirements.
In addition, the following requirements must be met:
- A minimum of 45 credits at the 300 or 400 level.
- A minimum of 30 credits of School of Business core and concentration courses at Mason.
- At least nine credits required for the specific concentration.
- BUS 498 Capstone Course: Advanced Business Models (Mason Core) taken at Mason. Students must successfully complete all business core courses to be eligible to enroll in BUS 498.
- A grade of C or higher earned in the business foundations, business core, and concentration requirements.
A grade of C or higher is required in each of the School of Business core courses. Students will not be permitted to make more than three attempts to achieve a C or higher in the following School of Business core courses:
- ACCT 303 Accounting for Decision Making or ACCT 330 Financial Accounting I
- BULE 303 Legal Environment of Business
- BUS 303 Develop Professional Skills II: Advanced Elements
- FNAN 303 Financial Management
- MGMT 303 Principles of Management
- MIS 303 Introduction to Business Information Systems (Mason Core)
- MKTG 303 Principles of Marketing
- OSCM 303 Operations Management (also OM 303 Operations Management)
Students who do not successfully complete these core courses within three attempts will be terminated from the Business major and will not be eligible to receive a degree from the School of Business. Students terminated from the School of Business are prohibited from enrolling in any School of Business course. Students terminated from the School of Business are permitted to declare a business minor.