School of Business

Porter Univeristy offers a broad range of programs, including Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Operations, and other specializations. Our business school curriculum involves a blend of classroom instruction, experiential learning, and real-world projects, to help students develop their analytical, problem-solving, and leadership skills. Additionally, students are exposed to current trends in technology, entrepreneurship, sustainability, and global business practices to stay relevant in a dynamic and constantly changing business environment.


  • Business Management Generalist
  • Global Business Management
  • Non-profit Business Management

All Business students are required to take the same 8 courses in their Freshman year.

During the Sophomore, Junior, and Senior years Business  students must take:

  • 8 courses from Group A of their chosen Degree Track
  • 8 courses from Group B of their chosen Degree Track
  • 8 courses from Group C (Electives) of their chosen Degree Track

Elective: An Elective is any course offered by the university, including those in and out of the students major Degree Track.

1st Semester

Course ID Course Name
BUS 1101 Business Management (Introduction)
BUS 1102 Business Communication
BUS 1103 Ethics in Business
BUS 1104 Human Resources Management

2nd Semester

Course ID Course Name
BUS 1105 Business Models
BUS 1106 Leadership & Management Skills
BUS 1107 Setting Goals
BUS 1108 Time Management

Course List

Course ID Course Name
BUS 1201 Accounting I
BUS 1202 Accounting II
BUS 1204 Accounting for Non-profit Organizations
BUS 1102 Business Communication
BUS 1621 Business Environment of Latin America
BUS 1631 Business Environment of Africa
BUS 1101 Business Management Introduction
BUS 1105 Business Models
BUS 1302 Economics I
BUS 1302 Economics II
BUS 1311 International Economics
BUS 1318 Economics of Global Issues
BUS 1351 Energy Economics and Policy
BUS 1103 Ethics in Business
BUS 1611 Global Ethics
BUS 1205 Finance
BUS 1803 Fiscal Management for Non-profit Organizations
LNG 4101 Foreign Language I – English
LNG 4102 Foreign Language II – English
LNG 4103 Foreign Language III – English
LNG 4104 Foreign Language IV – English
LNG 4201 Foreign Language I – Spanish
LNG 4202 Foreign Language II – Spanish
LNG 4203 Foreign Language III – Spanish
LNG 4204 Foreign Language IV – Spanish
BUS 1602 Global Management
BUS 1641 Global Oil & Gas Industry (Introduction)
BUS 1622 Global Supply Networks in Latin America
BUS 1802 Governance of the Non-profit Organization
BUS 1104 Human Resources Management
BUS 1221 International Business Finance
BUS 1601 International Business (Introduction)
BUS 1106 Leadership and Management Skills
BUS 1303 Macroeconomics (Principles of Macroeconomics)
BUS 1403 Managing Change in Organizations
BUS 1404 Management the Employment Process
BUS 1501 Marketing (Introduction)
BUS 1503 Marketing: Business-to-Business
BUS 1521 Marketing International
BUS 1551 Marketing on the Internet
BUS 1502 Marketing Management
BUS 1804 Marketing for Non-profit Organization
BUS 1552 Marketing through Social Media
BUS 1304 Microeconomics (Principles of Microeconomics)
BUS 1431 Organizational Theory and Behavior
BUS 1405 Process Management
BUS 1805 Program Assessment and Evaluation
BUS 1401 Project Management (Introduction)
BUS 1421 Risk Management
BUS 1107 Setting Goals
BUS 1410 Small Business Management
BUS 1850 Special Issues for Non-profit Organizations
BUS 1701 Sport Management (Introduction)
BUS 1801 Standards of Charitable Accountability
BUS 1411 Strategic Planning For-Profit
BUS 1811 Strategic Planning for Non-profit Organizations
BUS 1422 Supply Management
LNG 1108 Time Management