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Bachelor of Business Administration

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Undergraduate & Graduate Dates to Remember*

Fall Term 2010

August 20-22 MBA Orientation
August 25-29 Wolfpack Welcome
August 30 Classes begin
September 3 Add deadline
October 29 Last day to withdraw & last day
to apply for graduation
December 10 Last day of classes
December 11-17 Final Exams

Spring Term 2011

January 8 New Student Orientation; MBA Orientation
January 10 Classes begin
January 14 Add deadline
March 4 Last day to withdraw
May 4 Last day of classes for undergraduate students
May 5 Last day of classes for graduate students
May 6-12 Final Exams for day division
May 9-12 Final Exams for graduate and evening students
May 14 Commencement - all colleges

*College of Law dates on Law Bulletin

Program Objective

The primary purpose of the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) program is to provide students with a well-rounded education that includes a foundation in the liberal arts and sciences and a study of the art and science of management and administration. The curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for responsible citizenship and leadership roles in business and society. This program is designed to attract students nationally and internationally.

Learning Goals

All B.B.A. programs have the following learning goals:

  • Graduates will demonstrate competency as business professionals.
  • Graduates will be able to apply critical thinking skills to business issues.
  • Graduates will be able to communicate effectively in the business world.
  • Graduates will be able to apply a values-laden method for making ethical decisions.
  • Graduates will posses the knowledge, skills, + abilities needed to succeed in the global economy.

Available Majors

Majors available to students in the B.B.A. program include:

Required Courses

The B.B.A. curriculum consists of 120 credit hours and has four parts:

  1. Common curriculum + non-business electives
  2. Business adjunct courses sequence
  3. Business core courses sequence
  4. Major requirements + business electives 

Curriculum Design

Common Curriculum

ENGL T122 Critical Reading + Writing 3
ENGL T125 Writing About Literature 3
HIST T122 World Civilization to 1650 3
HIST T124 World Civilization from 1650 3
PHIL T122 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHIL V252 Making Moral Decisions 3
RELS T122 Introduction to World Religions 3
RELS U### or V### Religious Studies Electives 6
BIOL / CHEM / PHYS Natural Science Elective 3
MUGN / VISA / DRAM Fine Arts Elective 3
  Non-Business Electives (except INTB major) 6

Business Adjunct Courses

BA B415 Business Ethics 3
DECS B205 Business Statistics 3
ECON B200 + B201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON B201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
LGST B205 Legal Environment of Business 3
MATH A115 Finite Mathematics 3
MATH A116 Survey of Calculus 3
PHIL A201 Practical Logic 3

Business Core Courses

PFOL 100-400 Business Profession Program 0
ACCT B202 Financial Accounting for Decision Making 3
ACCT B203 Managerial Accounting  for Decision Making 3
BA B100 Introduction to Business 3
BA B101 Business Communications 3
BA B445 Business Policy 3
FIN B300 Financial Management 3
MGT B245 Management + Organizational Behavior 3
MGT B250 Management Information Systems 3
MGT B325 Production + Operations Management 3
MKT B280 Basic Marketing 3

Major Requirements

Economics ECON B300, B301, B305 + 3 ECON Electives 18
Finance FIN B305, B310, B315, B325, B400 + 1 FIN Electives 18
International Business INTB B200, B325, B330, B435 + 2 INTB Electives + 2 POLI / HIST / SOCI Electives + 2 Foreign Language 30
Management MGT B310, B315, B375, B430 + 2 MGT Electives 18
Marketing MKT B330, B340, B390, B450 + 2 MKT Electives 18
Business of Music MUSB B110, B205, B250, B310, B350, B400, B450 + 1 INTB elective 24
All majors Business Internship (BA B497) 3
All but INTB and MUSB Business Electives 6

Total Credits