St. John's University Student

Computer Science / Business Administration, Bachelor of Science / Master of Business Administration

Computer Science, Mathematics and Science

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business, College of Professional Studies
Queens Campus


Please see the requirement chart for the academic progression criteria in this dual degree program.

Students should apply for admission to the dual BS/MBA program during the second semester of their junior years, in consultation with their advisors and the respective undergraduate and graduate deans. Ideal candidates for the program demonstrate the ability to meet the same entrance requirements as for all Peter J. Tobin College of Business graduate programs:

  • an overall 3.25 average in their undergraduate courses
  • Candidates must seek approval from the Peter J. Tobin College of Business and the graduate admissions office for a transcript evaluation. Please note that all coursework and grades received, from all schools attended must be added to determine the final undergraduate GPA.


Common Core Requirements42 credits
ART1000C*The Creative Process3
DNY1000CDiscover New York3
ENG1000CEnglish Composition3
ENG1100CLiterature in Global Context3
HIS1000CEmergence of a Global Society3
LAC1000C*Language and Culture3
PHI1000CPhilosophy of the Human Person3
PHI1020 seriesEthics3
SCI1000CScientific Inquiry3
SPE1000CPublic Speaking for the College Student3
THE1000CPerspectives on Christianity- A Catholic Approach3
THE1040 seriesMoral Theology3
THE3 additional credits in Theology3
* A second language (6 credits) may be substituted for these courses.
Other Liberal Arts Requirements21 credits
ECO1001Principles of Economics I3
ECO1002Principles of Economics II3
MTH1008Matrix Methods3
MTH1009Calculus I3
MTH1013Probability & Statistics I3
MTH1014Probability & Statistics II3
SCI3 additional credits in Biology, Chemistry or Physics3
Major Area Requirements 36 credits
CUS1115Computer Programing Fundamentals I3
CUS1116Computer Programing Fundamentals II3
CUS1126Introduction to Data Structures3
CUS1156Software Design Method3
CUS1166Software Engineering3
CUS3 additional credits selected from3
 CUS 1161Logical Design 
 CUS 1162Computer Architecture 
 CUS 1163Operating Systems 
 CUS 1171Distributed Operating Systems 
 CUS 1185Data Security and Cryptography 
 NET 1001Data Communications 
CUS3 additional credits selected from3
 CUS 1147Business Driven Technology 
 CUS 1148Introduction to XML 
 CUS 1169 **Web-Enabled Databases and ASP.NET 
 CUS 1172HTML and Java Script 
 CUS 1176Electronic Commerce 
 CUS 1179 **Data Mining 
 NET 1051Networking Regulation 
CUS9 additional credits in computer science9
Coursestaken in senior yearOffered by the Tobin College 
CIS644Systems Analysis3
CIS645Database Management3
** CUS 645 is a prerequisite for these courses. 
Specialized Area Requirements27 credits
 College of Professional Studies courses 
ACC1007Fundamentals of Accounting I3
ACC1008Fundamentals of Accounting II3
BLW1001Law and Business3
MGT1001Principles of Management I3
MGT1003Financial Management3
 The Peter J. Tobin College of Business 
ACC4352Financial Statement Analysis3
FIN507Managerial Finance3
MGT3325Management of Operations3
MKT508Marketing Management3
Graduate Courses Completed During the Fifth Year of Study24 credits
Core Course:   
MGT502Organizational Behavior and Business Ethics3
Specialization: Four courses in any Tobin College of Business
 Major or Area:
 Computer Information Systems 
 Decision Science 
 Executive Management 
 International Business 
 Marketing Management 
International Elective:  
 3 credits selected from:3
 ACC 645International Financial Reporting 
 ACC 646Analysis of Foreign Financial Statements 
 TAX 651Foreign Operations 
 ECO 605International Trade and Investment 
 FIN 643International Corporate Finance 
 LAW 652International Business Law and Negotiations 
 MGT 652Seminar in International Management 
 MGT 654Global Information Systems 
 MGT 659International Business Policy 
 MKT 626International Marketing 
 MKT 628Comparative Marketing Systems and Research 
 MKT 701Seminar in Current International Marketing Topics 
 MKT 702International Marketing Seminar - Abroad 
Free Elective:  
 Any 600+ level graduate course in Tobin College of Business3
Capstone Course  


Seminar in Business Policy Formulation