Business with Science Applications
Business with Science Applications
What is a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business with Science Applications?

The BBA of Business with Science Applications curriculum is an innovative undergraduate program that integrates the core sciences of biology, chemistry and physics with fundamental business courses in management, communication and marketing.  This unique STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) based program provides students with a blend of essential business disciplines combined with six technology oriented specialization courses.  Students also select from four career tracks to complete their science electives.

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Careers in the Business with Science Applications Degree

The program is designed to provide the necessary theoretical and practical skills for careers in:

  • Project and Program Management
  • Account Management
  • Technical Sales
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Product Development and Management
  • Business Analyst
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Salaries of Business Majors vs. S.T.E.M. Majors
Why Major in Business with Science Applications at Benedictine University?
When you choose the Business with Science Applications major at Benedictine, you will receive:

  • A degree that is sought after by businesses spanning public and private industry sectors, including not-for-profit organizations.
  • Real world insights into innovation processes, product development practices, and intellectual property rights that are essential to business vitality and growth.
  • Opportunities to participate in the College of Business Internship Program and develop projects in the Institute for Business Analytics and Visualization.
  • An understanding of business processes coupled with technical literacy that employers desire.
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BBA in Business with Science Applications Requirements for Incoming Freshmen
Graduation Requirement | Min. Semester Credit Hours 120
     General Education Requirements Refer to major checklist for General Education Requirements.
     Business Core Courses 30  
     Science Core Courses 21  
     Major Specialization Courses 18  
     Science Electives 8 - 10  
     Department Cognates 9  
Total Major Requirements 86  


Business Core Courses
(30 semester credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Semester Credit Hours
ACCT 111 Accounting I 3
ACCT 112 Accounting II 3
ECON 101 Microeconomics 3
ECON 102 Macroeconomics 3
FINA 300 Managerial Finance 3
MKTG 300 Marketing 3
MGT 150 Statistics I 3
MGT 251 or
BALT 301
Statistics II or
Managerial Decision Making Under Uncertainty
MGT 300 Management (WI) 3
MGT 380 Strategic Management (WI) 3



Science Core Courses
(21 semester credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Semester Credit Hours
BIOL 197 Principles of Organismal Biology 3
BIOL 198 Principles of Biology 3
BIOL 199 Principles of Biology Lab 1
CHEM 113 General Chemistry I 3
CHEM 114 General Chemistry I Lab 1
CHEM 123 General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 124 General Chemistry II Lab 1
PHYS 113 College Physics I 3
PHYS 118 College Physics II 3



Major Specialization Courses
(18 semester credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Semester Credit Hours
BSCI 200 Intro to Science Management 3
BSCI 210 Science Mgt: Legal Aspects 3
BSCI 220 Science Mgt: Innovation and Product Development 3
BSCI 230 Science Mgt: Ethical and Quality Systems 3
BSCI 297 Internship 3
MGT 347 Project Management 3



Sciences Electives
(8 - 10 semester credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Semester Credit Hours
200 or 300 Level Science, see tracks 3
200 or 300 Level Science, see tracks 3
200 or 300 Level Science, see tracks 2 - 4



Department Cognates
(9 semester credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Semester Credit Hours
BALT 240 Excel for Mere Mortals 3
MATH 115 Business Calculus 3
MGT 252 Business Ethics 3


Major Specific Notes

All majors must submit at least 45 semester credit hours in major courses (with a grade of “C” or better), of which 30 semester credit hours are at the 200 level or above, including 18 semester credit hours at the 300 level plus 9 semester credit hours in cognate courses.

Refer to the checklist and catalog for a complete list of University and College requirements.

  • BIOL 208: General Microbiology, 3 credits
  • BIOL 250: Genetics, 3 credits
  • BIOL 260: Recombinant DNA Lab, 3 credits
  • CMSC 200: Computer Programming, 3 credits
  • CMSC 205: Data Structures and Algorithms I, 3 credits
  • CMSC 274: Object-oriented Design & Programming, 3 credits
  • ENVS 205: Environmental Science, 3 credits
  • ENVS 210: OSHA Hazardous Waste, 1 credit
  • ENVS 305: Environmental Toxicology or other elective, 3 credits
  • BIOL 281, 1 credit
Pharmaceuticals/Allied Health
  • CHEM 103: Intro to Organic Chemistry & Biochem, 3 credits
  • NUTR 200: Nutritional Science, 3 credits
  • BIOL 258: Human Physiology, 3 credits
Goodwin College of Business
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Elizabeth Ritt, Ed.D., M.S.N., RN, NEA-BC, CNE
Interim Dean
Phone: (630) 829-1933
Fax: (630) 829-6226

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Lisle, IL 60532
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