BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (B.B.A.) is a minimum 124-semester
hour degree which provides a conceptual understanding of the business world, examines a number of business components, and addresses the application of concepts related to these components. A minimum of 42 semester hours must be in upper-level credit (courses numbered 3000 and above). Upper-level requirements for the major and each specialization are included in the Business Administration section of the catalog. Because of the unique nature of the degree, it includes additional requirements in mathematics. These are included in the general education core requirement. Components of the B.B.A. degree include:

General Education Core Course Requirements
Hours
@ENGL 1301, @1302, 2303 and three hours from 2301 or 2302
12
ART 1301 or studio course; or MUSI 1303, MUSI 3304,
or MUSI 3305; or THEA 1303
3
MATH 1304, 1306
6
MATH 1304 or higher
3
#EXSS 1112 and two activity courses (one fitness, one recreation)
3
***RLGN 1301, 1302
6
SCIENCE - one biological science and one physical science course
8
POLS 2301
3
GEOG 1301, GEOG 1302; PHIL 1301; PSYC 1301,
EDUC 2307** or SOCI 1301
3
COMS 1301, 1303, 2302**, or 2303
3
Foreign Language 1401****
4
*COSC 2311
3
ORIE 0001 or UNIV 1100
0-1
GRAD 0001 or GRAD 4101
0-1
TOTAL
60-62



In addition to the University Core Curriculum, students must complete the following degree specific general education core requirements for the B.B.A. degree:

  • BUAD 2335 - Introductory Quantitative Decision Making 3 hrs
  • COSC 2311 - Computer Applications 3 hrs 1
  • EXSS 1 hrs2
  • Science (life or physical science - whichever not fulfilled in the University Core) 4 hrs
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    NOTATIONS:

    1. Student may opt to test out of COSC 2311; see course description.
    2. Must be EXSS 1112 if course not taken to meet University Core Curriculum requirement. Courses marked with an * in the course description section maybe used to fulfill this requirement. Students who have served two or more years in the Armed Forces are exempt from EXSS requirement with DD-214 from basic training.

Academic Major and Minor

Students seeking the B.B.A. degree will complete the appropriate composite major requirements in addition to a specialization in accounting, business administration, business education, economics and finance, health care administration, international management, management information systems, or management and marketing.

Electives

Students may complete the minimum of 124 semester hours required for the degree with courses which complement or extend career preparation or pursue subject fields which hold special appeal. However, before using elective semester hours, students should check with their advisor to ensure that the hours are indeed elective and that upper-level semester hour requirements for graduation are being met.