Program Description

The BSBA program consists of 40 classes for 180 quarter-credits. This program generally prepares individuals to provide, plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization and includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making. All students entering the program should take BUS110 during their first quarter of enrollment.

Program Objective

The objective of the BSBA program is to prepare students for the dynamic, changing realities of the global business environment. Students will acquire or develop the technical and “soft” skills employers demand in today’s business workplace – government, business or non-profit organizations.

Professional Core: 31.5 credits / 7 courses

  • ACC100 Principles of Accounting I
  • BUS100 Introduction to Business
  • BUS110 Strategies for Professional Success
  • BUS220 Business Technologies
  • ECO100 Principles of Economics
  • LEG100 Business Law I
  • GIS480 Spatial Business Intelligence OR
  • HCM300 Intro to Health Informatics

General Studies 58.5 credits / 13 courses

  • ENG110 English Composition
  • ENG200 Research and Writing
  • MAT100 College Algebra
  • MAT310 Descriptive Statistics
  • POL350 Contemporary International Problems
  • POL400 Geopolitics
  • SCI210 Environment and Health

Humanities: Choose four out of the following courses:

  • HUM100 Introduction to the Humanities
  • HUM110 Origin of Western Culture
  • HUM200 Creative and Critical Thinking
  • HUM230 World Literature
  • HUM400 Philosophy and Religion
  • HUM410 Ethics
  • HUM420 Comparative Religion
  • HUM430 Religion in America

Social Sciences: Choose two of the following courses:

  • ANT200 Introduction to Anthropology
  • PSY100 Introduction to Psychology
  • SOC101 Introduction to Sociology

Major component 58.5 credits / 13 courses

  • BUS120 Fundamentals of E-Business
  • BUS130 Principles of Management
  • BUS280 Business Ethics
  • BUS285 Project Management Principles
  • BUS290 Human Resource Management
  • BUS300 Organizational Behavior
  • BUS320 Entrepreneurship
  • BUS350 International Business
  • BUS499 CAPSTONE: Business Administration (To be taken in the last or next two last quarter of the program)
  • FIN100 Introduction to Finance
  • FIN200 Financial Management
  • LEG200 Business Law II
  • MKT100 Principles of Marketing

Electives 31.5 credits / 7 courses

Students choose seven of the following courses:

  • ACC200 Principles of Accounting
  • ACC240 Managerial Accounting
  • ACC250 Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACC302 Accounting Information Systems
  • BUS399 Cooperative Education in Business Administration
  • BUS400 Current Topics in Business
  • GIS481 Geospatial Analysis Modeling
  • HCM350 Healthcare Management
  • MKT360 E-Marketing
  • MKT410 International Marketing
  • MAT300 Calculus

Course substitutions for the electives stated may be possible with approval of the program dean.

CPT Externship Extension (optional)

BUS399 – (1 – 6) CPT in Business Administration Externship Extension (0 credits; may only be taken after BUS399)