Joan Cutone 
9000 Babcock Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Description of the Program

Professional Studies

Program Guide

Bachelor of Science

This is a capstone program for adult students who wish to complete their college education. This program is designed to enhance workplace skills such as planning, workflow management, problem solving, listening and communication, labor/management relations and motivation techniques.

This degree completion program is designed for adult and transfer students interested in business and management.

To complete the professional studies major successfully, the following course work is required:

  • 45 or more transfer credits
  • 18 credits as listed under Applied Professional Studies
  • 18 credits as listed under either Track I, II, or III (50% of the track must be at 3000 or 4000 level)
  • 9 credits listed under Business Skills
  • 30 credits of CORE Curriculum courses
  • 45 General Elective credits

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation, the last 30 of which must be earned at La Roche College.

Applied Professional Studies: 18 credits

ADMG1005 Macroeconomics
ADMG1018 Fundamentals of Management
ADMG2009 Business Law I
ADMG2025 Human Resources Administration
INMT3039 International Business Management

Applied Professional Studies: 18 Credits (select one)

ACCT1001 Accounting Concepts
ACCT2003 Accounting I

Track I-Human Resources Concentration: 18 Credits

ADMG2018 Organizational Behavior
ADMG3015 Project Management
ADMG4036 Organization Theory
ADMG4040 Topics & Issues in Administration & Management
GNRLXXXX General Elective
GNRLXXXX General Elective

Track II-Public Relations Concentration: 18 Credits

GNRLXXXX General Elective
GNRLXXXX General Elective
MRKT2007 Advertising & Public Relations
MRKT2021 Marketing Management
MRKT3033 Marketing Research

Business Skills Components: 9 credits

ADMG3024 Professional Presentation
MATH1030 Calculus for Business, Economics, & Managerial Sciences
MATH1040 Probability & Statistics

Track III- Executive Track: 18 credits: choose any additional ACCT, FINC, ISTC, INMT, ADMG, MRKT courses

ADMG4055 Seminar-Business Policy

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