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School of Undergraduate Studies 2022-2023 
School of Undergraduate Studies 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration (B.A.)

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The Department of Economics and Business offers four distinct majors: accounting, business administration, economics and finance. Students majoring in business administration may also elect to complete a concentration in international business, management, marketing, or sport management.  Students may choose only one concentration. Additionally, the department jointly sponsors with the Political Science Department the international affairs major (see Interdisciplinary/Off-Campus Programs ).

All students majoring in accounting, business administration, economics or finance are required to take the following courses:

One of the following courses or equivalent validation:


Students must continuously maintain a 2.0 GPA within the major.

Requirements for the major

The business administration major builds on a foundation of economic theory and is designed to stress the fundamentals of management, marketing, accounting, finance and quantitative methods. The graduate with this major should be well prepared for a professional career in business or for further training in business or other areas.

Completing the business administration major requires at most 52 credits in total. Required courses in addition to the Foundations are:

Upper-level electives

An additional 8 credits of economics and business coursework within the department at or above the 300 level are required. MAT 325 - Operations Research  may also apply towards this requirement.


Double majors in accounting and business administration will not be allowed to use the following courses as electives for their business administration major: ECB 352 , ECB 353 , ECB 361 , ECB 362 , ECB 364 , ECB 443 

Business Administration Concentrations

Students majoring in business administration may also elect to complete one concentration from those listed below; more than one concentration in the major is not allowed. Upper level ECB courses will count towards the electives requirement in the major, unless indicated otherwise.





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