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The ELC Business Program in Bellevue curriculum consists entirely of upper-division courses. Most students will transfer to the program as juniors from local community colleges or 4-year schools. They then will complete their last 90 credits at UW Bothell’s ELC by taking 300- and 400-level business courses.
Core courses: 45 credits
Core Courses are designed to provide students with a strong base of business knowledge in essential fields of study. Nine five-credit 300-level courses are the foundation for advanced study and should be taken during the student's first year:
- ELCBUS 300: Management of Organizations
- ELCBUS 301: Business Statistics
- ELCBUS 310: Managerial Economics
- ELCBUS 320: Marketing Management
- ELCBUS 330: Information Management and Analysis
- ELCBUS 340: Operations and Project Management
- ELCBUS 350: Business Finance
- ELCBUS 380: Organizational Behavior
- ELCBUS 382: Business, Government, and Society
Study concentrations: 40 credits
After completing the core business courses, students complete 8 business courses (40 credits) from among the elective courses within the four specialized study concentrations. Students may pursue a concentration by completing four business electives (20 credits) in one or more concentration or choose a self-directed program from among courses in any concentration. The study concentrations are as follows:
- Entrepreneurship provides students with an understanding of the development of growth-oriented, new venture start-ups, whether external or internal to the organization.
- Finance provides advanced knowledge and skills in the critical areas of corporate finance, investment management, and management of financial institutions.
- General Business draws from a broad area of advanced knowledge to provide the complex tools and desired skill sets in the areas of management, marketing, and operations management.
- International Business focuses on the major challenges and issues facing businesses and managers operating in an increasingly globalized environment.
Capstone course: 5 credits
- ELCBUS 470: Business Policy and Strategic Management
The capstone course integrates learning and challenges students to analyze and resolve managerial problems, develop policies, and deal with major issues and changes affecting business in a global environment. Students generally take this course during the final quarters of their program.