Management with General Business Option, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BAB)

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Students interested in learning about management should consider the Management major. Within this major students can follow three options: General Business Option, Human Resource Management Option and Operations Management Option.

Students interested in learning the basic theory and principles of business that are crucial to effective organizational performance and communication across business disciplines should consider the General Business Option. The student has the opportunity to study management as applied to specific areas, including marketing, finance, operations management and management information systems.

Students must be formally admitted to the Business Undergraduate Program or officially declared as a minor before enrolling in business classes in the major. See Business Administration Course Enrollment Policies for more information.

Courses taken for the General Business Option beyond the required Business Administration Core are not counted double toward the Finance, Marketing, Operations Management Option or Human Resource Option majors.

Note: ECON 200 and ECON 201​ are considered supporting courses and may be used to fulfill GECRs as well as requirements for the Business Administration degree. However, these courses are not counted twice toward the total of 180 credits for graduation.

Required Business Administration Core
Lower Division Courses
ACCT 251PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING5
ACCT 252PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING4
ACCT 261BUSINESS LAW4
DSCI 245DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS4
ECON 200INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS5
ECON 201INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS5
ENGL 201COLLEGE COMPOSITION: ANALYSIS, RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION5
MATH 142PRECALCULUS II5
or MATH 161 CALCULUS I
or MATH 200 FINITE MATHEMATICS
MISC 211INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS4
Upper Division Courses
DSCI 346ADVANCED DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS4
FINC 335FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT4
MGMT 326ORGANIZATION THEORY AND BEHAVIOR4
MGMT 423BUSINESS AND SOCIETY4
MGMT 490DEPARTMENT SENIOR CAPSTONE4
MKTG 310PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING4
OPSM 330OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT4
Required General Business Courses
BUED 302BUSINESS COMMUNICATION4-5
or CMST 351 COMMUNICATIVE REASONING
or TCOM 205 INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION
HUMR 328HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT4
Electives–select approved, related electives in consultation with your faculty advisor.16
Total Credits93-94

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • know the vocabulary of the business disciplines;
  • know the purpose and responsibilities of each business function: accounting, finance, human resource management, operations and marketing;
  • explain key business concepts in each of the business functions, such as the 4 P’s of marketing, motivation theories, time-value of money and financial statements;
  • gather, prepare and analyze information necessary to make rational business decisions;
  • demonstrate judgment, communication skill and quantitative techniques necessary to solve typical business problems.