Arts and Sciences Course/Electives
Arts and Sciences courses are courses that are not business courses. The following course codes and courses are considered Arts and Sciences:
HI, CIN, COM, EMS, GLS, LIT, MC, MLCH, MLFR, MLIT, MLJA, MLSP, NASC, NASE, PH, PS, SO, CS 150, 180, 213, 230, 240, 280, 380 and 480, EC 282, 321, 331, 341, 343, 351 and 370, HNR 445, any ID (except 306), LA 100-199, MA (above 100 level).
Humanities/Social Science Elective
The following course codes and courses can fulfill the Humanities/Social Science elective requirement:
Any CIN, COM, GLS, HI, LIT, MLCH, MLFR, MLIT, MLJA, MLSP, PS, SO, PH (except PH 101), MC, EMS, EC 282, 321, 331, 341, 343 and 351, any ID (except ID 306), LA 100-199.
Mathematics and Natural Sciences Elective
The MA/NS elective requirement courses are: MA courses 200 or higher that does not duplicate material presented in any previously taken MA course or any NASE course.
Behavioral Sciences Elective
The Behavioral Sciences elective requirement is fulfilled by any PS or SO course.
The following course codes and courses are considered business courses and fulfill business electives: AC, IDCC, FI, MK, AF, IPM, MG, OM, PRS, CS 350, 360, 401, 402, 421, 440 and 460, EC 224, 225, 273, 311, 315, 333, 346, 361, 381, 391, 402 and 454, HNR 440, ID 306, any LA 200 or higher, except for LA 402.
Management and Marketing-Related Electives
All AC, AF, FI, IDCC, IPM, MG, MK or PRS courses not otherwise required; any LA course numbered 200 or higher (except for LA 402), CS 350, 360, 401, 402, 421, 440 and 460, EC 224, 225, 271, 272, 273, 275, 311, 315, 333, 346, 361, 374, 375, 376, 381, 391, 402 and 454, ID 350 and SO 263 may also be used as a MG related elective. PRS courses may fulfill management or marketing electives in the major.
Diversity, International and Communication-Intensive Focus Course Requirements
Before graduating, all Bentley students matriculating on or after fall semester 1999 must satisfy the Special Focus Course Requirements by selecting courses from a list of approved courses that have diversity, international studies and communication-intensive material as their focus. In order to graduate, students are required to take and pass:
one three-credit diversity-focused course,
one three-credit international-focused course,
one three-credit communication-intensive course.
Students pursuing a bachelor of science must also complete a second three-credit communication-intensive course, which is specifically designated in the major.
Courses that satisfy the communication-intensive, diversity and international focus requirement are printed in the Course Schedule each semester and are designated with C, D and/or I in the focus section for each course. Transfer students entering Bentley with 30 or more transfer credits are waived from these course focus requirements.