2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 26, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Business Administration, B.S.


Departmental Requirements

Business Administration majors must complete 120 hours of course work, of which 41 hours are general education courses, 6 credits are supporting liberal arts, and 73 credits are foundation knowledge and major subject requirements. A minimum grade of “C” must be earned in ENGL 101, ENGL 102, MATH 109, and all foundation knowledge and major requirement courses.

Students in the Honors program must select courses in the area of Honors Business Administration.

Objectives

The objectives of the Business Administration Program are to:

  1. To understand theories and concepts of organizational behavior and their management.
  2. To provide opportunities for developing team-work skills.
  3. To learn about and become sensitive to the rights and responsibilities of employers, employees and other stakeholders.
  4. To develop successful management strategies through scientific methods, simulation and information technology.
  5. To help generate critical thinking and problem solving skills to face global economic challenges.
  6. Provide students with the skills to enter graduate school and conduct research.

Career Opportunities

A degree in Business Administration will allow students to pursue career opportunities in a variety of areas within the field of business including marketing, general management and human resource management. The program also prepares students to be admitted into advanced degree programs.

Required Courses


General Education Requirements


All students are expected to complete a common body of academic course work. The General Education Requirements are designed to promote the development of a comprehensive educational base which will effectively support a student’s choice of a major concentration. MATH 099  does not meet the General Education Requirement and does not apply toward graduation requirements.

Curriculum Area I - Arts and Humanities: Credits 9


Select two courses from any of the courses within Disciplines A - D, and ENGL 203 from Discipline E:

Curriculum Area II - Social and Behavioral Sciences: Credits 6


Select two courses from any of the courses within Social and Behavioral Sciences:

Curriculum Area IV - Mathematics: Credits 3


Curriculum Area V - English Composition: Credits 9


Curriculum Area VI - Emerging Issues: Credits 7


Additional Courses: Credits 6

In addition, students must take 6 credits from foreign language or approved international liberal arts courses: Languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish, American Sign Language, Russian International Liberal Arts:

Total Required for General Education: Credits 41


1Students must pass ENGL 101  and ENGL 102  with grade of “C” or above before taking ENGL 203 .

2Honors students should take honors courses.

Supporting Liberal Arts Requirements: Credits 6


Students must complete with an average GPA of 2.0.

Major Electives: Credits 12


Four courses in any business program elective, i.e., any ACCT, BUAD, FINA or MKTG 300 or 400 level course for which the student has the required prerequisites.

Curriculum Guide for Business Administration