Business Administration (BS)


George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology/Business Department

The bachelor of science (BS) in business administration covers the breadth of business-related disciplines as defined in the business core curriculum. The major does not provide a specific specialization but rather exposes the student to various business functions. This major is ideally suited to the new or transfer upper-division business student or for the student interested in concurrently pursuing another area of study.

The Walker School of Business & Technology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
for BS, BA, MBA, MA, MS, and doctoral programs in the Business and Management departments.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Students use information, analytical tools, and problem-solving skills to make well-reasoned business decisions, considering both quantitative factors and qualitative factors such as ethical considerations.
  • Students can develop strategies addressing the legal, ethical, economic and global environment in which the enterprise operates.
  • Student will have a working knowledge in a set of analytical business tools related to: math, statistics, accounting, economics, marketing, finance and behavioral science.
  • Students can apply business core concepts, principles and analytical skills across functional lines.
  • Students can access, develop, and use information to analyze business problems and propose feasible solutions.

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Degree Requirements

A minimum of 128 credit hours consisting of the following:

  • 42 required credit hours
  • 9 upper-level School of Business & Technology credit hours
  • Applicable university global citizenship or general education program hours
  • Electives

In addition to the business core curriculum, BS in business administration students will choose any 3 upper-level 3000-4000 courses (9 hours) from the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology.

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Core Curriculum

  • MATH 1430 College Algebra (3 hours)
  • ACCT 2010 Financial Accounting¬†(3 hours)
  • ACCT 2025 Managerial Accounting (3 hours)
  • BUSN 2750 Introduction to Statistics (3 hours)
  • MNGT 2100 Management Theory and Practice (3 hours)
  • ECON 2030 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 hours)
  • ECON 2020 Principles of Microeconomics (3 hours)
  • FINC 3210 Principles of Finance (3 hours)
  • CSIS 3410 Information Analysis (3 hours)
  • MNGT 3280 Introduction to Business Law (3 hours)¬†
  • MNGT 3450 Organizational Behavior (3 hours)
  • MNGT 3500 Marketing (3 hours)
  • BUSN 4110 Operations Management (3 hours)
  • BUSN 4990 Business Policy (3-6 hours)

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