Business Administration Major
Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration
Major Requirements for B.S. Degree in Business Administration
The Business Major Requires 14 courses (minimum of 47 credits) and successful completion of the Business Math Test.
|Four Supporting Courses (12-16 credits)|
|MATH 112||Elementary Statistics||4|
|ACCT 201||Introduction to Accounting||4|
|ECON 222||Microeconomic Principles: Public Policy||4|
|BUS 243||Management Information Systems (CTIS 243)||4|
|Three Foundation Courses (9-12 credits)|
|BUS 215||Business Law and Legal Environment||4|
|BUS 246||International Business||4|
|BUS 249||Principles of Management||4|
|Three Advanced Courses (12 credits)|
|BUS 324||Marketing Management||4|
|BUS 332||Financial Management||4|
|BUS 347||Production and Operations Management||4|
|Select Two BUS Prefix Elective/Experiential Courses (6-8 credits)|
|Non BUS prefix courses that are related to the major may be used with Department Chair approval.|
|Two Capstone Experience Courses (8 credits)|
|BUS 449||Policy Formulation and Strategy||4|
|BUS 402||Business Ethics (IDS 402)||4|
|Variable credit totals are due to the possibility of satisfying requirements below the 300 level with three credit transfer courses.|
Total required for B.S. degree in business administration – 14 courses (minimum of 47 credits)
Basic Math and Computer Literacy Skills
Basic math and computer literacy skills: Students in the program are expected to enter with basic math and computer literacy skills.
Students may demonstrate basic math skills in one of the following ways: Math SAT score of 650 or higher, Calculus AP Exam score of 4 or higher, or passing a business math test offered by the business department with a score of 75% or higher. Students are required to pass the business math test even if they transfer in a college-level math course. For a fee students may take an online refresher course combined with the business math test. Although it is expected that most students will be able to pass the test with the online refresher course. Contact the department chair for the registration directions and further information about the business math test.
Students are expected to have completed an introduction to computers course or have the equivalent knowledge before taking BUS 243.
Many aspects of the business administration major must be completed sequentially.
- Students must have basic computer literacy, as described above, prior to BUS 243.
- ECON 222, MATH 112, and BUS 243 must be completed prior to BUS 332 and BUS 347.
- Students must pass the business math test with a grade of 75% or higher (or otherwise demonstrate requisite quantitative competency as described above) prior to BUS 332 and BUS 347.
- Students must complete BUS 215, BUS 246, BUS 249, BUS 324, BUS 332 and BUS 347. with at least a C- before taking the capstone BUS 449 course.
NOTE: business administration majors may not count courses taken at other institutions to satisfy their BUS 300 or 400-level requirements.