Business (B.B.A.)

The BBA degree program affords students the opportunity to select a concentration in a discipline of their choice, to include accounting, banking, personal finance, economics, financial economics, general business, information systems, international business, international economics, management, marketing, political economy, and sport management. A concentration is a minimum of 18 semester hours within a discipline of which a minimum of nine hours must be upper-division hours. In addition, students have the opportunity to complete a minor in accounting, business administration, economics, international business, management, management information systems, and marketing. Academic requirements for award of a concentration, and for award of a minor with a concentration, are defined in the following sections.

Students pursuing the BBA degree must complete MATH 1304, College Algebra, or MATH 2303, Introduction to Probability and Statistics, or a higher level mathematics course with a grade of C or Higher.

To fulfill the requirements for the Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, students must complete the following:

1. 18 semester hours of required lower division business core courses.

These courses serve as prerequisites for required upper division business core courses.

ACCT 2311Principles of Accounting I

ACCT 2312Principles of Accounting II

ECON 2301Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 2302Principles of Microeconomics

MIS 2321Introduction to Information Systems

MIS 2325Information Management Application

2. 27 semester hours of required upper division business core courses.

BMGT 3370Business Statistics

BMGT 3371Management Science

BINT 3331International Business Management

BLAW 3317Business Law

BMKT 3331Principles of Marketing

BMGT 3340Management Theory and Practice

BFIN 3321Principles of Financial Management

BMGT 4380Integrative Business Analysis and Decision Making I

BMGT 4381Integrative Business Analysis and Decision Making II

3. Additional semester hour requirements established for the student's chosen concentration.

Disciplines may offer selected topics to address special needs and interests. These courses will be listed as 4399 and may be used to satisfy concentration requirements. Refer to descriptions of each concentration for more details.

4. Students may have an option to complete an internship for credit.

Refer to the internship descriptions of each discipline for more details. All internships for credit require permission of the internship instructor and registration with the Career Services Internship Program. Internships are primarily an academic and/or intellectual endeavor, with the goal of establishing the link between theory and practice directly related to the student's major field of study. Once the approvals are in place a learning agenda will be established between the internship instructor and the student. Weekly activities and hours worked are reported to the internship instructor and Career Services. Most internships require a minimum GPA of 3.0 and completion of 12 hours of study in the discipline.