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Business Administration

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The associate degree program in Business Administration provides an introductory foundation to core aspects of the business environment that prepares graduates for future baccalaureate study in business or for direct entry into the work place. The primary objective of this major is to provide a business-oriented program with sufficient communicative and mathematical skills, socially relevant course work, and specific business specialties to develop a well-rounded and knowledgeable graduate.

Students should work closely with academic advisers to schedule course work required to transition to baccalaureate business programs.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA to change to this Associate degree after admission to the University.

For the Associate in Science degree in Business Administration, a minimum of 60 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 21 credits
(9 credits of these 21 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in this bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 48-50 credits
(This includes 3 credits of GQ General Education courses and 6 credits of GWS General Education courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (13 credits)
CAS 100 GWS(3) (Sem: 2-4)
ACCTG 211(4), ENGL 202D GWS(3)[1], MIS 204(3) (Sem: 2-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (23-24 credits)
ENGL 15 GWS(3)[1] or ENGL 30 GWS(3)[1] (Sem: 1-2)
MATH 21 GQ(3), MATH 22 GQ(3), or MATH 110 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-2)
BA 243(4) or BA 241(2) and BA 242(2) (Sem: 1-4)
ECON 102 GS(3) or ECON 104 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
MGMT 301(3)[1] or MGMT 301W(3)[1] (Sem: 3-4)
MKTG 301(3)[1] or MKTG 301W(3)[1] (Sem: 3-4)
SCM 200 GQ(4) or STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 3-4)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (12-13)
Select 12-13 credits from: BA 100(3); BA 250(3); BA 364(3); CAS 250(3) or CAS 252(3); CAS 352(3); MATH 22 GQ(3); MATH 110 GQ(4); ACCTG 300 to 399(3); ECON 100 to ECON 399(3); ENTR 100 to 399(3); FIN 100 to 399(3); HPA 100 to 399(3); IB 303 IL(3); LER 100 to 399(3); MGMT 100 to 399(3); MKTG 100 to 399(3); MIS 100 to 399(3); RM 100 to 399(3); or SCM 200 to 399(3) (Sem: 1-4)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 2017

Blue Sheet Item #: 45-04-001

Review Date: 1/10/17

UCA Revision #1: 8/9/06
UCA Revision #2: 7/26/07

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