Management with General Business Option, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BAB)
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.
- formal admission to the BAB program is required;
- ECON 200 and ECON 201 are considered supporting courses and may be used to fulfill BACRs as well as requirements for the Business Administration degree; however, these courses are not counted twice toward the total of 180 credits for graduation.
Grade Requirements for Graduation
- a minimum grade ≥C in each course required for the major;
- a minimum GPA ≥2.5 for all upper division Business Administration core courses as well as required and elective courses taken to fulfill requirements for the major area.
|Required Business Administration Core|
|Lower Division Courses|
|ACCT 251||PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING||5|
|ACCT 252||PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING||4|
|ACCT 261||BUSINESS LAW||4|
|DSCI 245||DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS||4|
|ECON 200||INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS||5|
|ECON 201||INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS||5|
|ENGL 201||COLLEGE COMPOSITION: ANALYSIS, RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION||5|
|MATH 142||PRECALCULUS MATH II||5|
|or MATH 161||CALCULUS I|
|or MATH 200||FINITE MATHEMATICS|
|MISC 211||INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS||4|
|Upper Division Courses|
|DSCI 346||ADVANCED DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS||4|
|FINC 335||FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT||4|
|MGMT 326||ORGANIZATION THEORY AND BEHAVIOR||4|
|MGMT 423||BUSINESS AND SOCIETY||4|
|MGMT 490||DEPARTMENT SENIOR CAPSTONE||4|
|MKTG 310||PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING||4|
|OPSM 330||OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT||4|
|Required General Business Courses|
|BUED 302||BUSINESS COMMUNICATION||4-5|
|or CMST 351||COMMUNICATIVE REASONING|
|or TCOM 205||INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION|
|HUMR 328||HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT||4|
|Electives–select approved, related electives in consultation with your faculty advisor.||16|
All admitted students must officially Declare a Major by the time they reach 90 credits (junior standing).
Application for Graduation must be made at least two terms in advance of the term you expect to graduate (undergraduate and post-baccalaureate).
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- 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.