Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Management

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

  • Minimum 121 Credit Hours
  • Writing Intensive Course
  • Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 2.00
  • 30 Credit Hours of Residency Courses
  • 9 Credits of Upper-Level Major Residency Courses
  • Minimum G.P.A. in the Major: 2.00
  • ECO 201 Macroeconomics (3)
  • ECO 202 Microeconomics (3)
  • BUA 101 Financial Accounting for Management & Decision Making (3)
  • BUA 211 Accounting for Management Decisions (3)
  • BUA 223 Principles of Management (3)
  • BUA 230 Business Law (3)
  • BUA 303 Management Information Systems (3)
  • BUA 357 Business Finance (3)
  • BUA/MAT 360 Operations Management (3)
  • BUA/POS 361 Human Resource Management (3)
  • BUA/POS 362 Labor-Management Relations (3)
  • BUA/POS 365 Organizational Behavior (3)
  • BUA 369 Marketing (3)
  • BUA 459 Seminar in Strategy & Policy Planning (3) must be complete with a C, not C-, or higher

Complete one of the following concentrations:

Executive Management

  • BUA 351 Investment Management (3)
  • BUA/MAT 355 Operations Research (3)
  • BUA 420 International Business (3)
  • Complete two BUA/ECO/CIS* electives (6)

Financial Services

  • BUA 151 Personal Financial Planning (3)
  • BUA 210 Fundamentals of Life & Health Insurance (3)
  • Complete one of the following courses (3)
    • BUA 215 Principles of Banking
    • ECO 310 Money & Banking
  • BUA 216 Consumer Lending (3)
  • BUA 222 Fundamentals of Property & Casualty Insurance (3)
  • BUA 351 Investment Management (3)

Small Business

  • BUA 100 Introduction to Business (3)
  • BUA 243 Issues in Small Business (3)
  • BUA 259W Strategic Management for the Small Business (3)
  • BUA 387 Fraud Examination (3)
  • BUA 481 Entrepreneurship (3)
  • Complete one BUA/ECO/CIS* elective (3)

Computer Information Systems

  • CIS 110 Programming Fundamentals (3)
  • CIS 131 Web Applications (3)
  • Complete any 200-level programming elective (3)
  • CIS 240 Networking Concepts (3)
  • CIS 330 Systems Analysis (3)
  • ISS 210 Introduction to Information Security (3)
  • Complete two CIS electives; one must be 300-400 level (6)

Public Administration

  • ENG 320 Grant Writing (3)
  • POS 234 American State & Local Government (3)
  • POS 354 Public Budgeting & Financial Administration (3)
  • POS 370 Municipal Administration (3)
  • POS 405 Administrative Law (3)
  • POS 487 Research Methods (3)

*CIS Elective Options

  • CIS 131 Web Applications
  • CIS 212 Introduction to Visual Basic Programming
  • CIS 214 Introduction to Java Programming
  • CIS 215 Introduction to C++ Programming
  • CIS 231 Web Applications Development I
  • CIS 240 Networking Concepts
  • CIS 312 Advanced Visual Basic Programming
  • CIS 314 Advanced Java Programming
  • CIS 330 Systems Analysis
  • CIS 350 Database Management
  • CIS 354 Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Any approved CIS or ISS course
  • Complete any 100-level Communications course (3)
  • CIS 101 Introduction to Computer Science (3)
  • CIS 135 Introduction to Information Systems & Applications Development (3)
  • ENG 101 College Writing (3)
  • ENG 102W Introduction to Literature (3)
  • ENG 317W Professional Writing (3)
  • Complete one of the following Fine Arts electives (3):
    • ART 1xx any 100-level Art course
    • DRA xxx any Drama course
    • ENG 351 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 Ethics courses (3):
    • PHI 250 Ethics
    • PHI 252 Business Ethics
  • Complete one of the following Humanities elective (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 113 Mathematics for Business & Economics I (3)
  • MAT 114 Mathematics for Business & Economics II (3)
  • MAT 115 Elementary Statistics I (3)
  • Complete any 100-level Laboratory Science course (4)
  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • Complete any Sociology course (3)
  • POS 101 American Government (3)
  • Complete one of the following Social Science electives (3):
    • ANT xxx any anthropology course
    • JUS xxx any justice studies course
    • ECO xxx any economics course
    • GEO xxx any geography course
    • PSY xxx any psychology course
    • POS xxx any political science course
    • SOC xxx any sociology course
    • SSC xxx any social science course
  • Complete 3-12 100-level or higher general elective credits, enough to reach 121 total credits (TBD based on concentration)

This program resides under the College of Professional Studies

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