Bachelor of Science
The Perfect Place to Start Your Business Career
The Rutgers School of Business–Camden prepares you to go out and make a name for yourself in the business world. Guided by our world-class Rutgers faculty—who incorporate their business experience into the curriculum—you’ll learn about business from the ones who know it best.
Students at Rutgers School of Business–Camden are the future leaders of the corporate world. Come and see what our Bachelor of Science program is all about.
Our Business Curriculum
The Rutgers School of Business–Camden Bachelor of Science curriculum is at the cutting-edge of 21st century business education. Use the Rutgers-Camden Catalog
as your guide through the program. It’s the official source of degree information, including course descriptions, University policies, professors, internship programs, and more.
The Rutgers-Camden catalog should be your primary online tool throughout your studies. But it’s just one of many resources that you can leverage. It is encouraged that you regularly meet with the Academic Services staff so you can monitor your progress and develop an effective graduation plan.
Bachelor of Science Business Majors
The Rutgers School of Business–Camden offers four majors that lay the foundation for your career:
About the Rutgers School of Business Accounting Major
The Accounting Major provides students with a comprehensive foundation in the theory of accounting, financial accounting and reporting, managerial and cost accounting, taxation, concepts of auditing, and business law. It is built on a broad background in humanities, liberal arts, economics and business administration.
The Accounting Major gives students the foundation and skills to pursue careers with public accounting firms, corporations, government, and nonprofit organizations. It provides the background to sit for the following examinations:
- Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.)
- Certified Management Accountant (C.M.A.)
- Certified Internal Auditor (C.I.A.)
Graduates of this program can also pursue further graduate or professional education.
Important Information for Accounting Majors
About the Rutgers School of Business Finance Major
The Finance Major provides students with both a solid theoretical, as well as a practical knowledge of domestic and international finance. Areas of focus include corporate finance, financial derivatives, investments, portfolio management, financial markets, and institutions.
Graduates with a Finance Major are prepared to enter positions in corporations, financial institutions, brokerage houses, and investment banks, as consultants and entrepreneurs they enter government work in positions such as:
- Corporate Finance Officer
- Bank Officer
- Investment Analyst
- Credit Analyst
Important Information for Finance Majors
About the Rutgers School of Business Management Major
The Management Major incorporates in-depth training in real-world business skills including how to analyze problems, make decisions, delegate assignments, train and supervise employees, plus budget planning, and coordination.
Your studies in Management encompass key areas of business such as:
- Management Information Systems
- International Business
Management majors can pursue a specialization in the following categories:
General Management: Provides students with broad exposure to several management subfields
Strategy/Entrepreneurship: Provides training to be an entrepreneur in a global economy.
Ecommerce Technology: Develops strategies for creating web-based interactions among companies, employees, customers, and suppliers.
Important Information for Management Majors
About the Rutgers School of Business Marketing Major
The Marketing Major equips students with the quantitative and qualitative skills necessary to investigate and analyze customer behavior, competitors, and external groups who may be affected by the marketing process. Specializations in marketing research is available.
Important Information for Marketing Majors
To complement their selected major, many business students elect to pursue a minor. A minor consists of nine (9) additional credits in a different subject area than your major, and may be selected from the following subject areas:
Business Minors for Business Students
Business Minors for Non-Business Students
Specialize Your Degree
The Rutgers School of Business–Camden BS degree allows you to pick an optional track—an area of business specialization that matches your career goals and interests. Choose from the following four tracks:
Money fuels the bottom line of every corporation. The courses in this track show you how to evaluate business decisions based on what makes best financial sense, including risk-taking, profit distribution, hiring, and more. Students will learn how to make sound business decisions, such as: which business activities make financial sense for the firm’s owners? Which business and financial risks are worth taking, and what should be avoided? The basic principles of financial decision-making are the same for large, publicly traded firms and small, privately run businesses. This track benefits both entrepreneurs and those seeking an entry-level position in a corporation with the goal of one day attaining the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
52:390:310 Corporate Finance (core course)
52:390:315 Investments and Portfolio Management
52:390:330 Short Term Financial Management
52:390:350 Multinational Corporate Finance
52:390:410 M&A Finance
Preparation for careers in: Finance, Accounting, Investment
Students in this track acquire the core knowledge, skills and abilities essential to prepare for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program Level 1 Exam, the most respected and recognized investment management designation in the world. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of equity, debt and derivative securities and markets, along with quantitative tools needed to analyze investment opportunities, manage portfolios, assess & manage financial risks, and make lending decisions. CFAs work at commercial banks, mutual & pension funds, insurance companies, securities firms, investment banks, hedge funds, consulting, etc. Potential job titles include financial analyst, financial advisor, relationship manager, portfolio manager, risk manager, and research analyst.
52:390:310 Corporate Finance (core course)
52:390:315 Investments & Portfolio Management (core course)
52:390:425 Fixed Income Securities
52:390:435 Derivative Securities
52:390:464 Equity Investments
Preparation for careers in: Finance
Every online search, click, and sale leaves a trail of data. The Data Analytics track shows you how businesses harness and analyze that data to drive growth. This track introduces data retrieval and programming languages, such as SQL, R and Python, as well as new programming environments, such as Hadoop ecosystem, data mining techniques, sentiment analysis, and predictive analytics. The track will introduce some of the latest software used for performing data analytics and text mining. The data analytics skill set will be valuable in a wide range of businesses and organizations in government, education, and other sectors.
52:620:321 Optimization and Spreadsheet Modeling
52:623:447 Data Management and Analytics with R
52:620:430 Introduction to Big Data Applications
52:620:432 Text and Social Media Mining
Preparation for careers in: Business Analytics, Government, Education, Finance
The online space is the ultimate business battleground of the 21st century. How do you build an online brand? What are the best practices for developing digital campaigns that click with consumers? As the need for digital marketers continues to grow, developing an effective digital marketing plan is essential for every organization. The digital marketing track provides students with an understanding of the development of marketing plans and strategies to capitalize on digital tools to communicate and engage with current and prospective customers. Students will gain cutting-edge marketing knowledge and skills in social media, search engine marketing, content marketing, digital marketing analytics, and more to develop high-performing integrated marketing plans that deliver on key marketing metrics.
52:630:361 Digital Marketing Fundamentals
52:630:362 Principles of Digital Analytics
52:630:363 Social Media Marketing
52:630:364 Digital Content Creation
Preparation for careers in: Marketing, Communications, Advertising
No matter what field you are in, the ability to manage people will always be an in-demand skill. How do you build an effective team? What are the strategies for getting the most out of every individual? This track provides essential skills, knowledge, and behaviors needed to excel in any industry. The courses focus on workplace issues crucial for performance, including team building, evaluating needs for training and development, guiding employees’ career progression, assessing compensation, and managing diversity by using evidence-based practices based on the latest research. Interested students can also use this track to prepare for the competency-based Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certification exam – the industry-wide gold standard in demonstrating expertise in personnel management.
52:533:365 Strategic Human Resource Management
52:533:360 Career Planning and Career Management
52:533:460 Employee and Labor Relations
52:533:461 Compensation and Benefits
Prepares you for: Human Resources professionals, Management, Hiring Managers
Showcase Your Skills on the Global Stage
Our world-renowned International Studies Program gives students a chance study internationally via a one-week intensive study trip to nations such as South Africa, Brazil, and France. While there, you’ll visit their global businesses and institutions and immerse yourself in your host nation’s culture.