University of Tennessee

Business Core

Building on the pre-business core, the 17-hour business core consists of integrated contemporary business management (CBM) modules in supply chain management, demand management, lean operations, information management, and integrated process management. It also contains discipline-specific courses in financial management, business strategy, global and legal issues.

Third Year


First Semester

  • BUAD 331 (2 hours)
    CBM I: Supply Chain Management
  • BUAD 332 (2 hours)
    CBM I: Demand Management
  • BUAD 341 (2 hours)
    CBM II: Operations Management
  • BUAD 342 (2 hours)
    CBM II: Information Management
  • FINC 301 or 306*(2 hours) (FINC306 required for FINC majors and collaterals)
    Financial Management

Second Semester

  • BUAD 453
  • BULW Law 301 (2 hours)*
    Legal Environment of Business
    *after third or fourth year, depending on choice of major or dual concentration

Fourth Year


First Semester

  • BUAD 453 (4 hours)*
    Global Strategic Management: Integrating Concepts and Applications