2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

The College of Business, cont'd

General Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs in Business Administration

General Education Requirements
The following General Education courses also satisfy requirements in the major:  ECNS 201, WRIT 220, M 143 (or M 171), and STAT 216.  Students should consult with an academic advisor before registering for General Education courses in order to maximize the number of elective credits allowed in the degree.
Quantitative Methods
*M 143 Finite Mathematics 4
*STAT 216 Introduction to Statistics 4
Total credit required 8
Required Business Core
ACTG 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACTG 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BFIN 322 Business Finance 3
BGEN 235 Business Law 3
BGEN 315 Applied Business Decisions 3
BMGT 322 Operations Management 3
BMGT 335 Management and Organization 3
BMGT 499 Capstone:  Business Strategy 3
BMIS 311 Management Information Systems 3
BMKT 325 Principles of Marketing 3
*ECNS 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
*ECNS 202 Principles of Macroeconomics. 3
*WRIT 220 Business & Professional Writing 3
Total credits required 39
Option Requirements
(see listing by area)
Total credits required for major 66-80
Restricted electives selected with advisor approval 6
Unrestricted Electives 6-14
Total minimum credits required for degree 120

*May satisfy General Education requirements.

Certain courses in this program have prerequisites; students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites.

Requirements for Admission to Upper Division Classes

Students admitted to most 300- and 400- level courses in Business Administration degree programs must complete the preparatory courses listed below.  Course requirements and proper sequencing are outlined by each department as typical plans of study.  Students must consult with their advisors when selecting electives.  All courses listed must be completed before students are allowed to take upper-division courses.

Pre-Admission Requirements^ Credits
All Business Administration majors must pass each of the following courses with a grade of “C-” or better:
*M 143 Finite Mathematics 4
*STAT 216 Introduction to Statistics 4
*WRIT 101 College Writing I 3
ACTG 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACTG 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
*ECNS 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
*ECNS 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3

*May satisfy General Education requirements.

^Competency in the computer applications Word, Excel and PowerPoint must be demonstrated.  This may be done by:
▪ Earning a passing score on the COB Productivity Application Software Proficiency Exam.
▪ Earning a “C-” or better in CAPP 131 Basic MS Office or a similar course from another institution.

Accounting Option

The following accounting courses are exempt from the pre-admission requirements and may be taken in the second year of study, provided students have completed the necessary accounting prerequisites:

ACTG 301 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACTG 302 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACTG 303 Intermediate Accounting III and Theory 3
ACTG 410 Cost/Management Accounting I 3
ACTG 415 Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting 3

Credits from Two Year Institutions

Credits earned in business courses taught at junior colleges may not be used to satisfy upper division requirements, but some might count as electives toward graduation.  Check with the College of Business Student Services Office.

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