Requirements for the major in Business Administration (B.S. Degree): Business Administration majors must complete 45 credits in the Common Professional Component in business, 12 credits in one of the areas of concentration, and an internship.
The Common Professional Component for both business majors includes: Financial Accounting (BUSN 205), Macroeconomics (ECON 130), Principles of Management (BUSN 105), Principles of Marketing (BUSN 106), Quantitative Methods (BUSN 300), Fundamentals of Information Systems I (BUSN 303), Business Law I (BUSN 301), Operations: Methods and Systems (BUSN 316), Principles of Finance (BUSN 317), Human Resource Strategy (BUSN 318), International Business (BUSN 309), and Business Strategy (BUSN 400).
Business Administration majors must also take Effective Speech (COMM 205), Managerial Accounting (BUSN 207), and Business Law II (BUSN 302). In addition to the Common Professional Component courses, business administration majors must complete 12 credits in an approved area of concentration. The areas of concentration that are available are: Accounting, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Information Systems, Human Resource Management, and Management of Organizations. The required courses for each area are:
Accounting (four of the following): Intermediate Accounting I (BUSN 313), Intermediate Accounting II (BUSN 314), Income Taxation (BUSN 411), Cost Accounting (BUSN 412), and Corporate Financial Analysis (BUSN 405).
Finance (four of the following): Corporate Financial Analysis (BUSN 405), Investments (BUSN 406, Capital and Money Markets (BUSN 407), Money and Banking (ECON 305), Income Taxation (BUSN 411), International Finance (BUSN/ECON 419), and Public Finance (ECON 409)
International Business: International Marketing (BUSN 409), International Trade (ECON 336), International Political Economy (BUSN 401), and International Finance
Marketing (four of the following): Marketing Management (BUSN 307), International Marketing (BUSN 409), Services Marketing (BUSN 410), Advertising (COMM 334), Public Relations (COMM 319), and Consumer Psychology (PSYC 305).
Information Systems: Introduction to Programming (with java) (BUSN 402), Fundamentals of Information Systems II (BUSN 403), Multi-User Systems (BUSN 404), and Financial Information Systems (BUSN 413).
Human Resource Management (four of the following): Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining (BUSN 408), Labor Economics (ECON 405), Industrial Psychology (PSYC 273), Human Development: Adult (PSYC 320), Group Dynamics (PSYC 344), Social Psychology (PSYC 321), Interpersonal Communication (COMM 424), Race and Ethnicity (SOC 302), and Sociology of Organizations, Occupations, and Work (SOC 331).
Management of Organizations (four of the following): Organizational Psychology (PSYC 274), Sociology of Organizations, Occupations, and Work (SOC 331), Public Relations (COMM 319), and Organizational Communication (COMM 422), Social Psychology (PSYC 321), and Group Dynamics (PSYC 344).
NOTE: In completing the College’s Core Curriculum requirements in Liberal Arts, Business majors and Business Administration majors must take Core: Microeconomics
(ECON 120), Computational Math with Spreadsheets (MATH 107), Introduction to Statistics (MATH 118), and Business Ethics (INTG 346).