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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration (B.S.)


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Students pursuing the B.S. degree in business administration will be prepared for a wide range of entry-level positions in a variety of organizations. The curriculum provides a broad-based education in all functional areas of business, including accounting, finance, management, marketing, and operations management and information systems. Interested students should contact the Undergraduate Studies in Business Office.

Business Core (45-50)


The College of Business is competitive based on a student’s overall GPA and performance in selected tool courses. All business majors must complete UBUS 310 and OMIS 351 (accountancy students are required to take ACCY 310A and ACCY 310S in place of OMIS 351) in the first semester in which they enroll in 300- or 400-level business courses. Prerequisites for UBUS 310 are: a grade of C or better in each of the 100- and 200-level courses in the Business Core; satisfactory completion of UBUS 100: A, B, C, and D (this course is optional for transfer students with 45 or more semester hours); having a 2.75 or better cumulative GPA; and having junior standing. To continue as a business major, students must earn a C or better in UBUS 310. UBUS 311 must be completed no later than the semester or term immediately following completion of UBUS 310. Additional retention requirements for each major can be found under Department Requirements.

The business core must be completed by all students majoring in business.

100- and 200-Level Courses


One of the following


Note: Accountancy students are required to take ACCY 310A and ACCY 310S.

Total Hours for a Major in Business Administration: 76-81


Special Requirements


Satisfactory completion of UBUS 310 as evidenced by a grade of C or better is required before a business administration major is allowed to enroll in any 300- or 400-level business course that has UBUS 310 as a prerequisite.

To graduate as a business administration major, a student must earn a grade of at least C in each course required in the major including courses in the business core.

Business administration majors may repeat a maximum of two 300- or 400-level business courses.

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