Carroll College, Helena Montana

Degree Requirements

Major in Business Administration with an Area of Concentration

I. Major Program Requirements
(For Each Area of Concentration Below)
Thirty-six semester credits of accounting, business, and economics courses, including:
BA 203-204  Principles of Accounting
BA 301-302  Business Law
BA 306  Marketing
BA 313  Managerial Finance
BA 375  Fundamentals of Management 
BA 392  International Business
BA 410  Business Policy
EC 201-202  Principles of Economics
EC 309  Financial Markets and Institutions

Plus one of the following areas of concentration (9 Credits):
A. Economics
Three of the following courses:
EC 315 Intermediate Microeconomics
EC 316 Intermediate Macroeconomics
BA 409 Operations Research
EC 304 Public Finance
EC 406 International Economics

B. Management

Three of the following courses:
BA 408 Human Resource Management
BA 409 Operations Research
BA 413 Organizational Behavior
CO 320 Organizational Communications
BA 377 Small Business Management

C. International Business

Required:
BA 401 International Marketing
EC 406 International Economics
One of the following courses:
BA 393/EC393 Socio-economic Impact of Gender: India
CO 325 Intercultural Communication
Study Abroad Experience (3 credits)
Foreign Language (3 credits)

D. Marketing

BA 320 Marketing Research
And 2 of the following:
BA 322 Consumer Behavior
BA 324 Marketing Communication and Promotion
BA 326 New Product Development
BA 401 International Marketing

II. Other Program Requirements
CS 213  Computer Applications in Business 
or BA 365   Advanced Spreadsheet Applications
MA 117  Difference Equations & Linear Equations
or MA 131  Calculus of Single Variable Functions
or MA 121-122   Differential and Integral Calculus
MA 207  Elementary Statistics

Concentration courses may be double counted to fulfill CORE requirements or requirements for other academic majors and still count as a concentration course.  However, each concentration requires the completion of 3 courses and a concentration course may be applied to only one area of concentration.  It cannot be double counted to fulfill concentration requirements in more than one area of concentration.

Business Administration Minor Requirements

Twenty-one semester credits of business and economics courses, including:
BA 203-204  Principles of Accounting
BA 306  Marketing
BA 313  Managerial Finance
BA 375  Fundamentals of Management
EC 201-202  Principles of Economics

Curriculum in Business Administration for the Associate of Arts Degree

Program Requirements
BA 203-204 Principles of Accounting
BA 306 Marketing
BA 375 Principles of Management
EC 201-202 Principles of Economics

And 1 of the following:
BA 301 Business Law
BA 313 Managerial Finance
BA 408 Human Resource Management

Note: All degree students should review requirements for graduation as described in this catalog.

Minor in Economics

Twenty-one semester credits of economics courses, including:
EC 201-202 Principles of Economics

And 5 upper-division economics courses, including:
BA 409 Operations Research