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Bachelor's Completion in Professional Studies

The Bachelor of Professional Studies with a Marketing or Management Minor is designed to provide students with opportunities in career-oriented education programs building upon knowledge and college credits already attained.

Courses Required of all Students (College Core)

CORE 200  Culture and Diversity                                      3 Credits
CORE 250    Applied Ethical Reasoning                                 3 Credits
CORE 300   Journey to Selfhood                                        3 Credits
CORE 400  The Franciscan Vision        3 Credits
    12 Credits

General Education Courses

ENG101 Writing the College Essay                                   3 Credits
ENG102 Introduction to the Study of Literature                                 3 Credits
HI   History Elective 3 Credits
RS   Religious Studies (100 or 200 Level) 3 Credits
RS Religious Studies (300 or 400 Level) 3 Credits
ART/MUS   Art or Music Elective 3 Credits
  Lab Science 4 Credits
IS Technology Elective 3/4 Credits
  Social and Behavioral Science Elective 3 Credits
  Social and Behavioral Science Elective   3 Credits
    31/32 Credits

Professional Studies Option - Marketing Minor

MKT100   Fundamentals of Marketing    3 Credits
MKT200   Sales Management 3 Credits
MKT300 Consumer Behavior   3 Credits
MKT310  New Product Development  3 Credits
MKT340  Project/Program Management 3 Credits
MKT410  Marketing Research    3 Credits
KT420  Product Management   3 Credits
    21 Credits

Professional Studies Option – Management Minor

MGT100 Fundamentals of Management  3 Credits
MGT300 Organizational Behavior 3 Credits
MGT310 Human Resource Management 3 Credits
MGT340/td> Project/Program Management 3 Credits
MGT440  Production and Operations Management 3 Credits
GT450    Leadership & Strategy 3 Credits
    18 Credits

Major Concentration or Professional Focus (38 Credits)

Major Concentration – AAS Degree Major Courses; or
Professional Focus – Courses based on personal and/or career goals selected in consultation with and advisor

Free Upper Level Electives - 300/400 Level (18 Credits)

What can I do with a Bachelor of Professional Studies with a minor in Marketing or Management?

Graduates from the BPS degree with minors in either marketing or management will be better positioned to assume managerial responsibilities in all types of organizations in the areas of marketing and management. Graduates with the degree typically enter corporate, entrepreneurial, or nonprofit settings.


Dr. David Turi
Director, Undergraduate Business Studies
Phone:  201-559-3327
Fax:  (201) 559-3328