2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Aug 20, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

Business, B.S.


The Bachelor of Science in Business is designed to give students a solid foundation in business that enables them to provide managerial solutions to daily organizational issues. This degree creates team leaders who are capable of working ethically and effectively in a dynamic business setting. Experiential learning activities within the program improve their decision-making ability and develop the skills needed in today’s global business environment.

Students in other majors may also earn a Minor in Business 

Core Curriculum: Areas A-E (42 hours)


See ABAC Core Curriculum , using Area D Non-Science option  .

Area F: Major Courses: 18 hours


A minimum grade of C is required in these courses.

Required Courses for the Major: 45 hours


A minimum grade of C is required in these courses.

*Student should complete 72 semester hours of course work and advisor approval before taking BUSA 4790A , BUSA 4790B , or BUSA 4790C .

**Student should complete 90 semester hours of course work before taking BUSA 4980 .

***Student should complete 72 semester hours of course work and receive approval from the Dean of the Stafford School of Business before taking BUSA 4791 .

Major Elective Courses: 15 hours


A minimum grade of C is required in these courses.

*Student should complete 72 semester hours of course work and advisor approval before taking BUSA 4790A , BUSA 4790B , or BUSA 4790C .
***Student should complete 72 semester hours of course work and receive approval from the Dean of the Stafford School of Business before taking BUSA 4791 .

Choose 15 hours from the following.

Total Hours Required for the Degree: 120 hours


Plus PHED 1100  and one PE activity course .

Notes:

  • Students should follow their advisor’s recommendations for appropriate selections in Core Curriculum  Area A1 , Area A2 , and Area D .
  • The maximum number of hours that will be awarded for credit for completion of internships is 9 credit hours.
  • When a course is authorized in multiple areas of a degree program, students completing the course to meet requirements of one area must take a different course in the subsequent area(s) to meet the requirements of the subsequent area(s) (i.e., No course can be counted multiple times in a degree program).
  • A baccalaureate degree program requires at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall. Upper division is defined as 3000- and 4000-level courses.