Business Administration Major

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration

Major Requirements for B.S. Degree in Business Administration

The Business Major Requires 13 courses (minimum of 48 credits) and successful completion of the Business Math Test.

Select Four Supporting Courses (approximately 16 credits)
MATH 112Elementary Statistics4
ACCT 201Introduction to Accounting4
ECON 222Microeconomic Principles: Public Policy4
BUS 243Management Information Systems (CTIS 243)4
Select Four Foundation Courses (approximately 16 credits)
BUS 215Business Law and Legal Environment4
BUS 246International Business4
BUS 249Principles of Management4
BUS 324Marketing Management4
Select Two Advanced Courses (approximately 8 credits)
BUS 332Financial Management4
BUS 347Production and Operations Management4
Select One Experiential Course (approximately 4 credits)
BUS 290Internship (may be comprised of multiple experiences--)1-8
Business-related study away with Department Chair approval
Study Abroad with Department Chair approval
Select Two Capstone Experience Courses (approximately 8 credits)
BUS 449Policy Formulation and Strategy4
IDS 402Business Ethics (BUS 402)4
Total Credits49-56
Total required for B.S. degree in business administration – 13 courses (minimum of 48 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. BUS 110 Math and Algebra for Business is an alternate path to pass the business math test. 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 221 or 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.