Business Administration Major Requirements

Business Administration is a solid preparation for a career in business or management and for graduate school. As a professional program which provides opportunity for intersection of scholarship and practice, students develop specialized knowledge, skills, and competencies.

Major in Business Administration

Required:

•  ACC 201: Financial Accounting
•  ACC 202: Managerial Accounting
•  ECO 251: Principles of Microeconomics
•  ECO 252: Principles of Macroeconomics
•  BAE 318: Business Law I
•  ECO 352: International Economics
•  BAE 328: International Business or FIN 355:International Finance
•  FIN 301: Corporate Finance
•  MKT 302: Marketing
•  MGT 300: Principles of Management
•  MGT 360: Operations Management
•  MGT 490: Senior Capstone Experience
•  IST 110: Introduction to Information Systems or IST 316 Spreadsheet Modeling
•  COM 100: Public Speaking and Engagement
•  WRI 101: College Writing II
•  PHI 216: Ethics or PHI 218: Ethics in Professional Life
•  MTH 119: Statistics I
•  MTH 219: Statistics II or MTH 312: Introduction to Mathematical Statistics or BAE 368: Research Methods
•  MTH 121: Elementary Functions or MTH 222: Calculus I

Concentrations

All Business Administration majors must complete one of the following concentrations in addition to the above core.

Concentration in Finance

•  FIN 330: Intermediate Corporate Finance
•  FIN 350: Financial Markets and Institutions
•  FIN 430: Investments

Concentration in Insurance and Risk Management

•  INS 201: Intro to Insurance & Risk Management
•  INS 301: Personal Lines and Life & Health Insurance or INS 302: Risk Management & Insurance Planning
•  INS 303: Commercial Casualty/Property/Insurance
•  INS 490: Risk Management Principles/Practice

Concentration in Management

•  MGT 320: Organizational Behavior
•  MGT 340: Human Resources Management
•  MGT 420: Current Issues and Practices in Management

Concentration in Marketing

•  MKT 325: Consumer Behavior
•  MKT 345: Personal Selling
•  MKT 410: Integrated Marketing or MKT 435: Current Issues and Practices in Marketing

Concentration in Self-Designed Business

Three business courses with three different prefixes (from ACC, BAE, ECO, FIN, MGT or MKT) at the 300 or 400 level beyond the professional core. The Self-Designed Business Concentration option provides a student with the opportunity to choose courses that reflect his or her specific interests. 

Minor in Business Administration

•  ECO 102: Principles of Economics
•  ACC 190: Principles of Accounting
•  MTH 119: Statistics I
•  IST 110: Introduction to Information Systems
•  MKT 302: Marketing
•  MGT 300: Principles of Management
•  FIN 301: Corporate Finance


This does not replace official academic requirements in the university catalog. Enrolled students will work their faculty advisor to ensure they meet all the requirements of their major. 

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