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Business Sample 4-Year Curriculum

The following is a sample 4-year curriculum for a typical student pursuing NYU Stern's BS in Business degree. Your personal program would vary depending on your individual interests, such as your concentration(s), minor(s), study abroad option(s), and more, and you would work closely with an academic adviser to help you adjust your courses to meet your academic and personal goals.

Freshman Year


Liberal Arts Core, Business Core, and Social Impact Core  
  • Writing the Essay
  • Cohort Leadership Program (CLP)
  • Microeconomics Calculus I (or higher level math)
  • Business & Its Publics: Discourse
  • Business & Its Publics: Plenary and Inquiry
  • Statistics for Business Control & Regression/Forecasting Models
  • Texts & Ideas
  • Cultures & Contexts
  • Natural Science
  • Elective Courses

Sophomore Year

Business Core, Electives, Social Impact Core, and Study Away
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Business Core (select 4 of the following):
    • Information Technology in Business & Society
    • Management and Organizations
    • Introduction to Marketing
    • Foundations of Finance
    • Managerial Accounting
    • Operations Management
  • Organizational Communication & Its Social Context
  • Economics of Global Business
  • Elective Courses

Junior Year

Electives, Concentration, International Studies, Social Impact Core  
  • International Studies Program
  • Law, Business, & Society
  • Concentration Requirements
  • Elective Courses

Senior Year

Electives, Concentration, Social Impact Core  
  • Professional Responsibility and Leadership
  • Concentration Requirements
  • Elective Courses