2022-2023 University Catalog 
    
    Nov 26, 2022  
2022-2023 University Catalog

Business Administration major leading to a BS degree


A major in business administration leading to a Bachelor of Science requires at least 42 credits total, including at least 24 credits from business administration and finance, and 18 credits not in business administration or finance, as follows:

  1. ACCT 100 
  2. ECON 100
  3. INTR 202 (or one of the following: ECON 202, MATH 118, CBSC 250; see note below)
  4. BUS 211, 217
  5. FIN (BUS) 221
  6. BUS 398 or 399
  7. Business Administration electives: at least twelve additional credits, chosen from Business Administration or Finance courses numbered 300 or above (excluding BUS 401, 402, 421, and 422)
    *No more than two FIN classes may count towards the BSADM major.
  8. Non-Business Administration electives: nine credits chosen from the following:
    ACCT: all courses numbered 200 and above
    AFCA 286
    ARTH 204, 209, 223, 245, 263, 267, 275, 276, 288, 378, 398, 453
    ARTS 204, 215, 217, 218, 220, 224, 226, 227, 228, 231, 232, 236, 237, 275, 320
    BIOL 267, 275, 357 (CSCI 257)
    CBSC 214, 215, 223, 240, 252, 254, 259, 262, 269
    CSCI 209, 211, 230, 257 (BIOL 357), 315, 317, 318, 319, 326, 335
    DANC 220, 233
    ECON: all courses numbered 200 and above
    ENGL 201, 202, 203, 206, 215, 233, 234, 254, 257, 261, 262, 286 (AFCA 286), 304, 349, 354, 366, 370, 382, 391, 431, 453
    ENGN 250
    ENV 230
    FILM 220, 233, 236, 237S, 238
    GERM 302, 392 (BUS 392)
    JOUR 220, 221, 227, 230, 266, 273, 301, 325, 338, 341, 345, 371, 372, 377
    LIT 222
    MATH 309, 310, 332, 333
    MUS 205
    PHIL 234, 240, 242, 247, 346, 348, 354
    POL 215, 227, 229, 232, 233, 245, 246, 247, 250, 255, 381
    POV 423
    SOAN 205, 208, 212, 220, 222, 225, 228, 240, 245, 246, 252, 263, 265, 267, 269, 276, 280
    SPAN 211, 212, 214
    THTR 209, 220, 238, 239, 251, 253, 361
  9. One course from each International Business, Information Systems, and Normative Considerations. The 21 credits required in 7 and 8 above must include at least one course from each of the following areas:
    a. International Business: ARTH 223, 245, 275 288, 378; BUS 305, 332, 390, 391, 392 (GERM 392); EALL 215; ECON 246, 270, 271, 274, 276, 280, 282S, 356, 380; ENGL 382; FIN 357; GERM 302, 392; HIST 206, 233; JOUR 221, 266; LIT 222; POL 215, 227, 245, 246, 247, 381; SOAN 225, 245, 246, 252, 269; SPAN 211, 214
    b. Information Systems: ACCT 310; BUS 306, 314, 315, 316, 317, 321, 333
    c. Normative Considerations: ACCT 303, 304; BUS 345, 348, 381; CBSC 269; ECON 231, 235; JOUR 301, 345; PHIL 242, 354; POL 233

Notes on INTR 202

  • Students considering the Business Administration major are encouraged to enroll in INTR 202. Students considering the Economics major are encouraged to enroll in ECON 202. 
  • For students majoring in both business administration and cognitive and behavioral sciences, CBSC 250 may be substituted for INTR 202. 
  • Due to content overlap, students may take only one of the following courses for degree credit: INTR 202, ECON 202, MATH 118. Students who have already taken CBSC 250 should not take any of these other three courses. 

Note on non-business electives: Some non-business classes taken towards the business major may only be available to students who have met the requirements of other majors.

Business Administration majors may not minor in Data Science- Business Analytics but may minor in Data Science.

5. Required course:


7. Business Administration electives:


at least twelve additional credits, chosen from Business Administration or Finance courses numbered 300 or above (excluding BUS 401, 402, 421, and 422).

8. Non-Business Administration electives:


nine credits chosen from the following:

ACCT: all courses numbered 200 and above
ECON: all courses numbered 200 or above
 

9. One course from each International Business, Information Systems, and Normative Considerations:


The 21 credits required in 7 and 8 above must include at least one course from each of the following areas:
 

a. International Business:


Business Adm and Cognitive and Behavioral Science majors:


For students majoring in both business administration and cognitive and behavioral science, completing CBSC 250 may be substituted for INTR 202.