Business Administration Major—BA

Minimum of 41 semester course credits and general BA requirements

Required
ECON 050Introduction to Economics4
ECON 081Introduction to Statistics3
ECON 100Microeconomic Theory4
ECON 116Corporate Finance4
ECON 136Managerial Economics4
MGMT 060Business and Society3
MGMT 073Introduction to Financial Accounting3
MGMT 101People and Organizations3
MGMT 130Marketing Management3
MGMT 190Senior Project3
PHIL 062Ethics3
Electives
Select at least six semester course credits from either one or two areas; at least three semester course credits from upper-division courses. Students can choose any combination of electives or can complete a concentration.6
Social-Issues
Women and the Economy
The Economics of Poverty, Inequality, and Discrimination
Public Sector Economics: The Economics of Government
Economics of Education
Theories of Race and Ethnicity
History of the American City
Socially Responsible Business
Social Entrepreneurship
Introduction to Policy: Identifying and Solving Public Problems
Social Inequality
Sociology of U.S. Immigration
Environmental Issues
Environmental Economics
Introduction to Environmental Science
Environmental Geology
Environmental Policy Analysis
International Perspectives
International Trade
International Finance
Economic Development
International Relations
Theories of International Relations
Comparative Politics of Social Policy
Marketing and Communication
Advanced Expository Writing
Artful Prose: Grammar and Style for Writers
Digital Storytelling
Activism in the Digital Age
Digital Marketing
Marketing Research
Communication, Presence and Public Speaking
Economics and Data Analytics
Macroeconomic Theory
Money and Financial Institutions
Financial Derivatives
Econometrics and Business Forecasting
Strategic Behavior
Applied Econometrics
Modeling and Data Analysis
Management, organizational psychology, and workplace culture
Leadership for Social Change
Negotiations
Project Management
Nonprofit Management
The Business of Being an Artist
Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Intermediate Financial Accounting
Governmental Accounting and Nonprofit Accounting

Concentrations

Students can choose to complete a concentration by focusing their electives on a particular area of study.

Accounting Concentration

In addition to MGMT 073 Financial Accounting, which is required for the Business Administration major:
MGMT 115Managerial Accounting3-3
Select one:
Intermediate Financial Accounting
Governmental Accounting and Nonprofit Accounting

 International Business Concentration

Select two:
International Trade
International Finance
Economic Development
International Relations
Plus four semesters of college study of a language other than English or equivalent proficiency

Management Concentration

In addition to MGMT 101 People and Organizations, which is required for the Business Administration major take:
MGMT 127Negotiations3-3
MGMT 147Project Management3-3

Marketing Concentration

Marketing
(41 semester course credits)
In addition to MGMT 130 Marketing Management, which is required for the Business Administration major, take:
MGMT 123Digital Marketing3
MGMT 133Marketing Research3

Nonprofit Management Concentration

MGMT 170Nonprofit Management3-3
MGMT 128Governmental Accounting and Nonprofit Accounting3-3
PPOL 015Introduction to Policy: Identifying and Solving Public Problems 3

Social Entrepreneurship Concentration

MGMT 127Negotiations3-3
MGMT 172Socially Responsible Business3-3
MGMT 175Social Entrepreneurship3-3