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Business Administration

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Bachelor of Science Degree

In today’s business environment, managers and supervisors must have the ability to communicate and
motivate employees in a changing work environment. In addition, managers must have the technical
expertise and financial skills necessary to make decisions in a dynamic economy. The Business
Administration degree provides an in‐depth study of management and allows students to have
laboratory‐learning opportunities through internships and class projects to put theory into practice.

In addition to the stated Division goals for all students, graduates of the Business Administration
program will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the theories, skills and practices across their selected major
    coursework (e.g. marketing, finance, etc.)
  • Develop creative and critical thinking through independent business and research projects
  • Complete a minimum of one capstone course or internship experience

Program of Study

General Core Requirements (12 courses)

Entering the Discussion (3 courses)
Writing Courses
En101 English Composition I
En102 English Composition II
Bookend Course
Fy100 Quest for Success: The First Year Experience

Exploring Diversity (8 courses)
Humanities Courses
Two courses with Ar, Cm, Cw, En, Hu, Mu, and Ph Prefixes; also includes any language course
Social Sciences
Two courses in Criminal Justice, History & Politics, Psychology, or Social Sciences
Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Two courses in Biology, Environmental Studies, Math, or Natural Science
Career Enhancing
Two courses in Business Administration, Management, or related discipline

Consolidating Knowledge (one course)
Mg480 Business Ventures or Mg495 Internship

Professional Core (6 courses):
Mg110 Accounting Fundamentals
Mg120 Foundations of Economics
Mg130 Marketing Fundamentals
Mg150 Organizational Management
Mg210 Operational Finance
Mg225 Business Law

Management Core (6 courses):
Six 300/400-level Business Division Courses

General and Recommended Business Electives (8 courses)

Sample Program Sequence
First Year – Fall
En101 English Composition I
Fy100 Quest for Success: The First Year Experience
Mg120 Foundations of Economic OR General Core
Mg150 Organizational Management

First Year – Spring
En102 English Composition II
Mg110 Accounting
Mg130 Marketing Fundamentals OR General Core
General Core

Second Year – Fall
Mg210 Operational Finance
Mg225 Business Law
General Core OR Mg120 Foundations of Economics
General Core

Second Year – Spring
Mg130 Marketing Fundamentals OR General Core
300/400-level Management Core
300/400-level Management Core
General Core

Third Year – Fall
300/400-level Management Core
300/400-level Management Core OR Business Elective
General Core
General Elective

Third Year – Spring
300/400-level Management Core
300/400-level Management Core OR Business Elective
General Core
General Elective

Fourth Year – Fall
Mg445 Strategic Management OR Business Elective
300/400-level Management Core OR Business Elective
General Core
General Elective

Fourth Year – Spring
Mg445 Strategic Management OR Business Elective
300/400-level Management Core OR Business Elective
General Core OR General Elective
General Elective

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