Degree Requirements

Major in Business Administration with an Area of Concentration

I. Business Administration Major Program Requirements

(Required for each of the areas of concentration listed below)

Thirty-nine 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 365  Advanced Spreadsheet Applications
  • 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
  • or  EC 406 International Economics: Finance and Economic Systems (for those concentrating in International Business)

 Plus one of the following areas of concentration (18 Credits):

A. Economics

  • EC 401 Intermediate Microeconomics
  • EC 402 Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • BA 409 Operations Research
  • EC 304 Public Finance
  • EC 306 International Economics: Trade & Organization
  • EC 406 International Econ: Finance & Economic Systems

 B. Management

  • BA 408 Human Resource Management
  • BA 409 Operations Research
  • BA 413 Organizational Behavior
  • CO 320 Organizational Communications
  • BA 377 Small Business Management
  • PMGT 210 Project Planning/Scheduling/Estimating

 C. International Business

  • BA 401 International Marketing
  • EC 306 International Economics: Trade and Global Organization
  • Study Abroad Experience 
  • Foreign Language (6 credits)

One of the following courses:

  • BA 393/EC 393 Socioeconomic Issues: India
  • CO 325 Intercultural Communication

 D. Marketing

  • BA 320 Marketing Research

Plus 3 of the following:

  • BA 322 Consumer Behavior
  • BA 324 Marketing Communication and Promotion
  • BA 326 New Product Development
  • BA 328 Personal Selling
  • BA 401 International Marketing

Plus 2 of the following:

  • CO 250 Social Media
  • CS 202 Web Design and Development
  • CS 310 Database Design
  • GIS 220 GIS Databases

 E. Sports Management

  • BA 320 Market Research
  • BA 324 Marketing Communication and Promotion
  • BA 425 Sports Management Internship
  • CO 215 Intro to Public Relations
  • ENWR 305 Workplace Writing

Plus 1 of the following:

  • BA 322 Consumer Behavior
  • BA 328 Personal Selling
  • EC 305 Economics and Strategy of Sports
  • HPE 325 Applied Anatomical Kinesiology
  • HPE 350 Responding to Emergencies
  • HPE 413 Exercise Physiology & Human Performance Testing

Suggested Electives: 

  • BA 227 Nonprofit Fundraising and Philanthropy
  • BI 102 Human Biology
  • CO 108 Digital Publishing
  • CO 166 Fundamentals of TV and Film Production II: Aesthetics of Film and TV
  • CO 225 Professional Communications 
  • CO 280 Gender Communication
  • HPE 234 Sports Nutrition and Conditioning

 II. Other Program Requirements for all Concentrations

  • CS 213 Management Information Systems
  • MA 117 Difference Equations & Linear Equations
  • or MA 131 Calculus of Single Variable Functions
  • or MA 121 Differential and Integral Calculus
  • MA 207 Elementary Statistics

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

Minor in Marketing

Twenty-one semester credits, including:

  • BA 203-204 Principles of Accounting
  • BA 306 Marketing
  • BA 375 Principles of Management

Plus 9 additional credits from the following:

  • BA 320 Marketing Research
  • BA 322 Consumer Behavior
  • BA 324 Marking: Communication and Promotion
  • BA 326 New Product Development
  • BA 328 Personal Selling
  • BA 401 International Marketing

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 unique courses and a concentration course may be applied to only one area of concentration.  A course cannot be double counted to fulfill concentration requirements in more than one area of concentration.