Business Administration (BS)


2016-2017 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG

Effective 1 June 2016 through 31 May 2017

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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.

acbsp logoThe BS in business administration is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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.

Degree Requirements

A minimum of 128 credit hours consisting of the following:

  • 40 required credit hours
  • 9 upper-level School of Business & Technology credit hours
  • Applicable University Global Citizenship 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.

Core Curriculum

  • 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 2030 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 hours)
  • ECON 2020 Principles of Microeconomics (3 hours)
  • FINC 3210 Principles of Finance (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)