Associate of Science in Business Administration

The following requirements are effective for students admitted on or after Fall 2017:

  • Minimum 61 Credit Hours
  • Writing Intensive Course
  • Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 2.00
  • 15 Credit Hours of Residency Courses
  • 9 Credits of Major Residency Courses
  • Minimum G.P.A. in the Major: 2.00
  • BUA 101 Financial Accounting for Management Decision Making (3)
  • BUA 211 Accounting for Management Decisions (3)
  • Complete one of the following (3):
    • CIS 100 Introduction to Computer Applications
    • CIS 101 Introduction to Computer Science
  • CIS 135 Introduction to Information Systems & Applications Development (3)

Concentrations:

Students must select one of the following concentrations:

Accounting Concentration

  • BUA 201 Intermediate Financial Reporting I (3)
  • BUA 202 Intermediate Financial Reporting II (3)
  • BUA 223 Principles of Management (3)
  • BUA 276 Taxation (3)
  • Complete any accounting elective beyond 100-level (3)
  • Complete any accounting, CIS, finance or economics course (3)

Management Concentration

  • BUA 100 Introduction to Business (3)
  • BUA 223 Principles of Management (3)
  • BUA 259w Strategic Management for Small Business (3) must be earned with a grade of “C” or higher
  • BUA 357 Business Finance (3)
  • BUA 365 Organizational Behavior (3)
  • BUA 369 Marketing (3)

Small Business Concentration

  • BUA 223 Principles of Management (3)
  • BUA 243 Issues in Small Business (3)
  • BUA 259w Strategic Management for Small Business (3) must be earned with a grade of “C” or higher
  • BUA 357 Business Finance (3)
  • BUA 369 Marketing (3)
  • BUA 387 Fraud Examination (3)

Management Information Systems Concentration

  • BUA 223 Principles of Management (3)
  • CIS 210 Programming Concepts (3)
  • CIS 220 Information Technology Hardware and Systems Software (3)
  • BUA/CIS 303 Management Information Systems (3)
  • Complete any programming elective (i.e.: C++, JAVA, Cobol, etc.) (3)
  • Complete any business or computer elective (3)

Financial Services Concentration

  • BUA 151 Personal Financial Planning (3)
  • BUA 210 Fundamentals of Life & Health Insurance (3)
  • BUA 222 Fundamentals of Property and Casualty Insurance (3)
  • BUA 216 Consumer Lending (3)
  • BUA 253 Principles of Investments (3)
  • Complete one of the following (3):
    • BUA 215 Principles of Banking
    • ECO 310 Money and Banking
  • Complete any 100-level Communications course (3)
  • ENG 101 College Writing (3)
  • Complete one of the following Fine Arts Electives (3)
    • ART 1xx any 100-level Art course
    • DRA xxx any Drama course
    • ENG 351W Creative Writing I
    • ENG 452 Creative Writing II
    • MUH 1xx any 100-level Music History course
    • MUS 1xx any 100-level Music course
  • Complete one of the following Humanities electives (3)
    • AME xxx any American Studies course
    • ARH 105 History of Art & Architecture I
    • ARH 106 History of Art & Architecture II
    • DRA xxx any Drama course
    • ENG xxx any English course (except ENG 101 or 317w)
    • FRE xxx any French course
    • HGH xxx any Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide course
    • HTY xxx any History course
    • HUM xxx any Humanities course
    • MUH xxx any Music History course
    • PHI xxx any Philosophy course (except PHI 135 or 335)
    • SPA xxx any Spanish course
    • WGS xxx any Women and Gender Studies course
  • MAT 115 Elementary Statistics I (3)
  • Complete one of the following Mathematics electives (3)
    • MAT 111 Algebra II
    • MAT 112 College Algebra
    • MAT 113 Mathematics for Business & Economics I
    • MAT 114 Mathematics for Business & Economics II
  • Complete any 100-level laboratory science course (4)
  • ECO 201 Macroeconomics (3)
  • ECO 202 Microeconomics (3)
  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3)

This program resides under the College of Professional Studies

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