Business Administration (BS)*
DRAFT 2017-2018 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG
Effective 1 June 2017 through 31 May 2018
Please see the Undergraduate Catalog Archives for PDF versions of past catalogs.
This program is offered by the 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.
*NOTE: The bachelor of science (BS) is abbreviated as BSc in Vienna.
The bachelor of science in business administration is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
- 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 Program hours
In addition to the business core curriculum, bachelor of science in business administration students will choose any 3 upper-level 3000-4000 courses (9 hours) from the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology.
- BUSN 1000 Business Spreadsheets (1 hour)
- 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 2000 Survey of Economics (3 hours)
- FINC 3210 Principles of Finance (3 hours)
- MNGT 3280 Introduction to Business Law (3 hours)
- MNGT 3450 Organizational Behavior (3 hours)
- BUSN 3500 Business and Global Issues (1 hour)
- MNGT 3500 Marketing (3 hours)
- BUSN 3850 Enterprise Systems (3 hours)*
- BUSN 4110 Operations Management (3 hours)
- BUSN 4500 Ethical Issues in Business (1 hour)
- MNGT 4900 Managerial Policies and Strategies (3 hours)
*For St. Louis campus students. International students can substitute this course with either:
- CSIS 2500 Introduction to Data Science (3 hours)
- CSIS 1500 Introduction to Business Technologies (3 hours)