Business Administration (BS)
2014-2015 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG
Effective 1 June 2014 through 31 May 2015
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This program offered by 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.
- 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.
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
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.
- 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)