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Academics

Business Administration (B.B.A.)

The School of Business seeks to prepare undergraduate students for careers in business, and nonprofit organizations and to provide students with the academic preparation necessary to undertake study in various graduate and professional degree programs. The department strives to instill Christian values in its students and to develop individuals who are committed to the ethical standards in business fostered by the Christian faith. Students completing the undergraduate business degree programs offered by the School of Business should:

  1. Possess a working knowledge of the core business subjects.
  2. Be prepared to pursue employment opportunities or graduate studies in business.
  3. Be able to apply Christian values in their vocational and personal lives.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. Students will be able to apply management and marketing principles to business situations. 
  2. Students will understand accounting, economics and finance principles necessary for business practice. 
  3. Students will be able to apply management principles to leadership situations. 
  4. Students will analyze and interpret data for decision-making. 
  5. Students will be able to apply Christian ethical values to business decisions 

Courses

Business Administration General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements - 42 hours
English 1301, 1302, and three hours sophomore literature - 9 hours
Fine Arts (three hours from music, theatre, fine arts, art, or equivalent) - 3 hours
Religion 1320 and 1330 - 6 hours
History - 3 hours
Political Science 2305 - 3 hours
Social Science (CJUS, ECON,GEOG, POSC, PSYC, SOCI) - 3 hours
Physical Activity - KINE 1238 - 2 hours
Science (must be lab science) - 4 hours
Mathematics 1342 and three additional hours - 6 hours
Speech 1311 or 1315 - 3 hours

BBA Core (see below) - 30 hours
Major Area of Study Required from available Majors (see below) - 30 hours
Minor (optional, minimum of 18 hours if selected) - 18 hours
Electives (to total 120 hours)
Total: Minimum one hundred twenty (120) semester hours

Business Administration Core Requirements

BBA Core Requirements
Completion of thirty (30) semester hours
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting
ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting
BUAD 1305 Business Software Applications
BUAD 3327 Business Law
BUAD 3366 Business Research Methods
BUAD 3367 Business and Accounting Ethics
ECON 2302 Microeconomics
FINA 3344 Managerial Finance
MGMT 2350 Principles of Management
MKTG 2324 Principles of Marketing

Business Administration Majors and Requirements

Business Administration Major Requirements:
Completion of thirty (30) semester hours
Twenty-seven (27) semester hours from the following:
     Upper Level Accounting (ACCT) courses
     Upper Level Business Administration (BUAD) courses
     Upper Level Computer Science (COSC) courses
     Upper Level Economics (ECON) courses
     Upper Level Finance (FINA) courses
     Upper Level Health Administration (HADM) courses
     Upper Level Management (MGMT) courses
     Upper Level Marketing (MKTG) courses
     Three (3) semester hours from the following:
     ACCT 3336 Intermediate Accounting II (Capstone)
     MGMT 4356 Problems in Management (Capstone)
     MKTG 4326 Marketing Strategy (Capstone)


 

Semester by Semester Plans

Catalog Year 2019-2020
Catalog Year 2018-2019

Course Rotations

Four Year Course Rotations