Business Administration

Curriculum

Dr. Karl C. Alorbi, Chairperson

The Business Administration Department offers a major and a minor in Business Management, Marketing Management, and International Business.

Requirements for Business Management Major

Degree of Bachelor of Science

Nine of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.

BA-151Principles of Management3
BA-155Principles of Marketing3
BA-240Organizational Behavior3
BA-282Leadership3
BA-325Ethics: Business and Economic Community3
BA-458Business Strategy3
BA-496Seminar in Business Administration3
BA-Two Electives from the list: Selected Business Electives 6
BA-Two BA- Electives6
CS-271Decision Support Systems 13
AC-151Principles of Accounting I3
AC-152Principles of Accounting II3
BL-161Introduction to Law and Contracts3
EC-101Macroeconomic Principles 23
EC-102Microeconomic Principles3
PO-100Perspectives on Politics 23
or SO-121 Introduction to Sociology
EC-300Statistics for Business and Economics3
FN-401Introduction to Corporate Finance3
Total Credits60
1

May count towards the Core Natural Science Requirement.

2

May count towards the Core Social Science Requirement.

Requirements for Marketing Management Major

Degree of Bachelor of Science

Nine of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.

BA-151Principles of Management3
BA-155Principles of Marketing3
BA-250Consumer Behavior3
BA-325Ethics: Business and Economic Community3
BA-351Marketing Research3
BA-458Business Strategy3
BA-496Seminar in Business Administration3
BA-Two electives from the list: Selected Business Electives 6
BA-Two BA- Electives6
CS-271Decision Support Systems 13
AC-151Principles of Accounting I3
AC-152Principles of Accounting II3
BL-161Introduction to Law and Contracts3
EC-101Macroeconomic Principles 23
EC-102Microeconomic Principles3
PO-100Perspectives on Politics 23
or SO-121 Introduction to Sociology
EC-300Statistics for Business and Economics3
FN-401Introduction to Corporate Finance3
Total Credits60
1

May count towards the Core Natural Science Requirement.

2

May count towards the Core Social Science Requirement.

Requirements for International Business Major

Degree of Bachelor of Science

Nine of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.

BA-151Principles of Management3
BA-155Principles of Marketing3
BA-246Export Management3
BA-325Ethics: Business and Economic Community3
BA-347International Management3
BA-458Business Strategy3
BA-496Seminar in Business Administration3
BA-Two electives from the list: Selected Business Electives 6
BA-Two BA- Electives 6
CS-271Decision Support Systems 13
AC-151Principles of Accounting I3
AC-152Principles of Accounting II3
BL-161Introduction to Law and Contracts3
EC-101Macroeconomic Principles 23
EC-102Microeconomic Principles3
PO-100Perspectives on Politics 23
or SO-121 Introduction to Sociology
EC-300Statistics for Business and Economics3
FN-401Introduction to Corporate Finance3
Total Credits60
1

May count towards the Core Natural Science Requirement.

2

May count towards the Core Social Science Requirement.

All majors must complete two (2) of the following Selected Business Electives

BA-245Customer Service3
BA-249Sports and Entertainment Marketing3
BA-319International Marketing3
BA-340E-Business3
BA-343Human Resource Management3
BA-347International Management3
BA-363Entrepreneurship: Creativity and Innovation3
BA-380Integrated Marketing Communication3
BA-421Doing Business Overseas3
BA-465Executive Seminar3

 Special Notes on core curriculum Requirements

1

All BA majors are encouraged to take MA-123/MA-124 as their math requirements because many graduate programs require calculus.

Special Notes on major Requirements

1

All majors must maintain a GPA of 2.30 or higher in all of their BA and cognate courses to remain in the major and to graduate.

2

Majors are allowed to take one BA minor. Courses taken towards the minor may not count towards the major.

3

 All BA majors are encouraged to participate in Co-ops and Internships (BA-295).

Minor Programs

Students may minor in Management, Marketing, or International Business by taking 18 departmental credits. It is recommended, although not mandatory, that 15 credits in cognate courses also be taken. GPA in minor must be 2.30 or higher.

Requirements for a Minor in Business Management

BA-151Principles of Management3
BA-155Principles of Marketing3
BA-240Organizational Behavior3
BA-282Leadership (cannot be double-counted)3
BA-Elective from the list: Selected Business Electives (cannot be double-counted) 3
BA-Elective at the 300-level or Above (cannot be double-counted) 3
Total Credits18

Requirements for a Minor in Marketing Management

BA-151Principles of Management3
BA-155Principles of Marketing3
BA-250Consumer Behavior3
BA-351Marketing Research (cannot be double-counted)3
BA-Elective from the list: Selected Business Electives (cannot be double-counted)3
BA-Elective at the 300-level or Above (cannot be double-counted)3
Total Credits18

Requirements for a Minor in International Business

BA-151Principles of Management3
BA-155Principles of Marketing3
BA-246Export Management3
BA-347International Management (cannot be double-counted)3
BA-Elective from the list: Selected Business Electives (cannot be double-counted)3
BA-Elective at the 300-level or Above (cannot be double-counted)3
Total Credits18