Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Administration
The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Administration degree is designed for students seeking a strong and comprehensive foundation in Business. The program is more structured than other business programs, covering the breadth of business-related disciplines as defined in the business core curriculum - accounting, international business law, economics, finance, management, international business, and information systems. The program culminates in a cap stone strategy course requiring students to apply their knowledge of the various aspects of business in a market simulation.
- Students use information, analytical tools, and problem-solving skills to make well-reasoned business decisions, considering both quantitative factors and qualitative factors such as ethical considerations.
- Students can develop strategies addressing the legal, ethical, economic and global environment in which the enterprise operates.
- Student will have a working knowledge in a set of analytical business tools related to: math, statistics, accounting, economics, marketing, finance and behavioral science.
- Students can apply business core concepts, principles and analytical skills across functional lines.
- Students can access, develop, and use information to analyze business problems and propose feasible solutions.
A minimum of 128 US credit hours consisting of the following: a minimum of 55 required US credit hours of major coursework (see below); a minimum of 30 US credit hours from the Global Citizenship Program; and 43 US credit hours of electives.
*Fall 2017 intake or later. (View previous degree requirements.)
- BUSN 1000 Business Spreadsheets (1 credit hour)
- ACCT 2010 Financial Accounting (3 credit hours)
- ACCT 2025 Managerial Accounting (3 credit hours)
Prerequisite: ACCT 2010
- CSIS 1500 Introduction to Business Technologies (3 credit hours)
- MATH 1430 College Algebra (3 credit hours)
- BUSN 2750 Introduction to Statistics (3 credit hours)
Prerequisite: MATH 1430 or STAT 1100
- MNGT 2100 Management Theory & Practices (3 credit hours)
- ECON 2020 Principles of Microeconomics (3 credit hours)
- ECON 2030 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credit hours)
- FINC 3210 Principles of Finance (3 credit hours)
Prerequisites: BUSN 2750, ACCT 2010 and ACCT 2025
- MNGT 3320 Business Law: International (3 credit hours)
- MNGT 3450 Principles of Organizational Behavior (3 credit hours)
- MNGT 3500 Marketing (3 credit hours)
- BUSN 4110 Operations Management (3 credit hours)
Prerequisites: ACCT 2025, ECON 2020, BUSN 2750, MNGT 2100, and FINC 3210
- BUSN 3500 Business & Global Issues (1 credit hour)
Prerequisites: INTL 1050 and PHIL 2360 or PHIL 2110 or PHIL 2320
- BUSN 4500 Ethical Issues in Business (1 credit hour)
Prerequisite: BUSN 3500
- MNGT 4900 Managerial Policies and Strategies (3 credit hours)
Prerequisite: Completion of all of the courses above
- An additional 6 credit hours of upper-level courses (3000 or above) offered by business and management, one of which should be an area-specific research methods course.
- MNGT 4970 Bachelor Thesis (4 credit hours)
A student majoring in business administration may not complete a double major in any other field.
- ACCT 2010 Financial Accounting I
- ACCT 2025 Managerial Accounting
Prerequisite: ACCT 2010
- ECON 2020 Principles of Microeconomics
- ECON 2030 Principles of Macroeconomics
- FINC 3210 Principles of Finance
Prerequisites: BUSN 2750, ACCT 2010, and ACCT 2025
- MNGT 2100 Management Theory and Practices