Small Business Management- Bachelor of Science in Commerce

For information, contact the Department of Commerce at 106 University Hall, Hamilton Campus, 513-785-7706.

Commerce is the broad system of organizations producing goods and services for their markets to satisfy their stakeholders. The Bachelor of Science in Commerce and the Small Business Management major draws courses from a variety of disciplines to prepare students to work in small businesses and other organizations in managerial and staff capacities.

Program Requirements

(124 semester hours)

Core Courses
CMR 101Introduction to Accounting I3
CMR 105Introduction to Marketing3
CMR 108Introduction to Business Law3
CMR 111Introduction to Management I3
CMR 207Management Planning and Control3
CMR 211Economics for Commerce3
CMR 244Introduction to Global Business3
CMR 282Computer-Based Business Analysis3
CMR 302Financial Information for Managers3
CMR 495Strategic Management for Commerce3
STA 261Statistics4
Small Business Management Courses
CMR 242Management of Small Business Operations3
CMR 263Sales and Promotions3
CMR 301Personal Organizational Skills3
CMR 361Marketing for the Small Business3
CMR 401Leadership Decision Skills3
CMR 442Current Issues and Innovation in Small Business3
Additional Courses Needed to Complete Global Miami Plan Requirements
ENG 111Composition and Rhetoric3
Advanced Writing elective 13
Experiential Learning 2
Intercultural Perspectives elective3
Humanities elective3
Social Science elective3
Fine Arts elective3
Global Perspectives electives6
Natural Science electives6
Thematic Sequence9
Select additional elective hours to total 124 hours
Total Credit Hours124

Fulfilled by completing three hours in an approved advanced writing course.  These courses are typically at the 200-300 level and focus on writing instruction.


Carries no specific credit hour minimum and can be fulfilled by coursework, service learning, independent study, internships, student teaching, performance or portfolio projects.