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 40 Required US credit hours Core courses in the Major (this equals 17 courses); 31 US credit hours from the Global Citizenship Program; 48 Elective US credit hours this equals 16 courses.
- BUSN 1000 Business Spreadsheets (1 credit hour)*
- ACCT 2010 Financial Accounting (3 credit hours)
- ACCT 2025 Managerial Accounting (3 credit hours)
- MATH 1430 College Algebra (3 credit hours)
- BUSN 2750 Business Statistics (3 credit hours)
- 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)
- MNGT 3320 Business Law: International (3 credit hours)
- MNGT 3450 Organizational Behavior (3 credit hours)
- MNGT 3500 Marketing (3 credit hours)
- BUSN 4110 Operations Management (3 credit hours)
- BUSN 4990 Business Policy (3 credit hours)
Plus an additional 9 credit hours of upper-level courses (3000 or above) in Business and Management.
*) Students who started their BUSA major before Summer term 2016 still need to complete CSIS 3410 Information Analysis (3 credit hours) instead of BUSN 1000 Business Spreadsheets (1 credit hour). Students who started their major in Summer term 2016 or later need to complete BUSN 1000 Spreadsheet (1 credit hour course).
A student may major in business administration and any management program without substituting courses for ACCT 2010, ACCT 2025, ECON 2010, ECON 2020, and MNGT 2100, which reduces the requirement for the second major by 15 credits. However, substitutions will be required for courses required by both majors that are not on this list.