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Business Administration Program of Study


The business administration program provides students with an academically challenging learning experience that prepares them to be business leaders in industry, government and nonprofit organizations. Through business administration courses, students develop a deep understanding business practices, giving them the knowledge and confidence to make decisions and solve problems, collaborate and cooperate with peers, set goals, and accomplish objectives.

Students pursuing a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management develop the core business administration skillset, while also acquiring the ability to perform key analyses for HR functions and understand the legal and ethical implications of the field.

Major in Business Administration
Students majoring in Business Administration are required to complete 51-54 hours, which include 39-42 hours of core business administration courses and an additional 12 hours of electives in accounting, business or economics at the 300 level or higher.

Major in Business Administration with a Concentration in Human Resource Management
Students majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management are required to complete 57-60 hours, which include 39 hours of core business administration courses and an additional 18-21 hours of human resource management-related courses.

Major in Business Administration with a Concentration in Marketing
Students majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing are required to complete 57-60 hours, which include 39 hours of core business administration courses and an additional 15-18 hours of marketing-related courses.

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Core Curriculum - 39 credit hoursACC - 220: Financial Accounting (3 cr.)
ACC - 221: Managerial Accounting (3 cr.)
BUS - 250: Applied Data Analysis for Business Decisions (3 cr.)
BUS - 303: Management and Organizational Behavior (3 cr.)
BUS - 305: Management Information Systems (3 cr.)
BUS - 310: International Business (3 cr.)
or
BUS - 314: International Business – Study Abroad Program (3 cr.)
BUS - 340: Business Law (3 cr.)
BUS - 343: Operations Management (3 cr.)
BUS - 360: Principles of Marketing (3 cr.)
BUS - 370: Corporation Finance (3 cr.)
BUS - 495: Business Strategy (3 cr.)
ECO - 100: Principles of Macroeconomics (3 cr.)
ECO - 101: Principles of Microeconomics (3 cr.)

Required Major CoursesBUS - 480: Business Internship (3 cr.)
or
BUS - 482: Marketing Internship (3 cr.)
or
BUS - 483: Accounting Internship (3 cr.)
or
BUS - 485: Business Experiential Learning (0 cr.)
or
ECO - 480: Economics Internship (3 cr.)

Electives12 credit hours of any ACC, BUS, ECO, or HOS courses at the 300 level or higher
*Student Portfolio
*While the student portfolio in Business Administration does not generate hours of credit, the successful completion of both the Student Portfolio and the Exit Examination are required in order to complete a major in Business Administration.

Curriculum requirements and course descriptions are subject to changes with each catalogue.



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