Motion Introduced by: Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee
Date of First Reading: March 27, 2023
Date of Second Reading: April 24, 2023
Title of Motion: Request from W. P. Carey School of Business – Dean’s Office – for the establishment of an undergraduate degree – BA in Applied Business and Technology Solutions
Action Requested: This curricular proposal has received all college, school, unit and university administrative approvals, and is being presented to the Senate for review and voting decision.
Rationale: The BA program in applied business and technology solutions is designed to meet the needs of workforce learners who wish to complete an undergraduate degree in business. In this degree program, students can quickly access accounting, business analytics, computer information systems, economics, finance, management, marketing, process management and business ethics courses and directly connect what is taught in the classroom to their working environment. Applied internship courses in the program enable students to put what they are learning into practice, and emphasis areas allow students to further customize the degree to their working environments.