Business Administration Business Administration

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College: Business Administration
Degree Offered: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Hours Required: 120 hours for degree (24 hours for the major)
Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.5 for graduation
Minor Available: Yes-for non business students only
Advisor: D'vee Buss
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Business Administration

COLLEGE: Business Administration

MAJOR: Business Administration

DEGREE OFFERED: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

HOURS REQUIRED: 120 hours for degree (24 hours for the major)

MINIMUM CUMULATIVE GPA: 2.5 for graduation

MINOR AVAILABLE: Yes-for non business students only

ADVISOR: D'vee Buss

DESCRIPTION

The business administration major is designed for students who wish to obtain a broad education in business administration rather than specializing in a specific area within the College. For the student who has an educational goal that bridges two or more areas of business, the general business administration major permits the design of a tailor-made program to fit that goal.

ADMISSION

Major/Department Admission

Admission requirements for all majors in the College are the same as those for University Admission as noted under UNL General Admission Requirements.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

Core Requirements

In addition to the College Degree Requirements, students will complete 24 hours of course work for the major.

As noted in the College Degree Requirements section, all course work for the major must be taken for a grade.

No departmental 399/499 courses may count toward the business administration major.

Specific Major Requirements

Business Core Advanced–Major (BCA-M)

Students interested in pursuing the bachelor of science degree with a major in business administration are to complete 24 hours of 300/400-level business course work for the Business Core Advanced-Major (BCA-M) to be selected from course work offered by:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management or Supply Chain
  • Marketing

As part of the 24 hour requirement:

  • Course work must be from the 300/400-level with the course work selected from the following approved list.
  • A MINIMUM of 3 hours from each of five departments must be represented.
  • A MINIMUM of 6 hours from each of three departments must be represented.
  • A MINIMUM of 9 hours must be taken at the 400 level. A minimum of three departments must be represented at the 400 level.
  • Departmental 499s (unless an honors thesis) may NOT be used toward the major.

Course work for the major must be selected from the following courses:

Accounting

ACCT 301 Using Accounting Information (Recommended course for Business Administration students)

ACCT 308 Managerial Accounting

ACCT 309 Accounting Systems

ACCT 313 Intermediate Accounting I

ACCT 314 Intermediate Accounting II

Any 400-level accounting course work

Economics

ECON 311 Intermediate Macroeconomics

ECON 312 Intermediate Microeconomics

ECON 321 Intro to International Economics

Any 400-level economics course work

Finance

FINA 338 Principles of Individual & Corporate Risk Management

FINA 363 Investment Principles

FINA 365 Financial Institutions (ECON 365)

Any 400-level finance or actuarial science course work

Management

MNGT 321 Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Organizations (ENTR 321)

MNGT 361 Human Resource Management

MNGT 360 Managing Behavior in Organizations

SCMS 335 Supply Chain Decision Making Models

Any 400-level management or supply chain management course work

Marketing

MRKT 346 Marketing Channels Management (SCMS 346)

MRKT 347 Marketing Communication Strategy

MRKT 345 Market Research

MRKT 350 Marketing Analytics

MRKT 355 Marketing Metrics

Any 400-level marketing course work

Additional Restrictions

Students who earn BSAD 491 (6 hrs) from the Senshu (Japan) study abroad program may substitute 6 hours of BSAD 491 toward the second course in two of the three required departments.

Students who earn BSAD 491 (3 hrs) from the CBA China study abroad program may substitute 3 hours of BSAD 491 toward the second course in one of the three required departments.

Students who earn BSAD 491 (3 hrs) from the CBA CIMBA (Italy) study abroad program may substitute 3 hours of BSAD 491 toward the second course in one of the three required departments.

ADDITIONAL MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

Prerequisite Requirements/Rules

Enrollment in any upper-level course work offered by the departments requires completion of appropriate prerequisites. Refer to course descriptions for specific course prerequisites.

Grade Rules

C- and D Grades

Same as College grade rules.

Pass/No Pass Limits

Same as College Pass/No Pass limits.

GPA Requirements

Same as College GPA requirements.

REQUIREMENTS FOR MINOR OFFERED BY DEPARTMENT

General Business Minor—Plan A Only

The minor consists of the following 18 hours:

ACCT 200 Accounting for Business Decisions (3 hrs)

ECON 200 Economic Essentials & Issues (3 hrs)

BLAW 300 Business, Government & Society (3 hrs)

FINA 300 Financial Decision Making (3 hrs)

MNGT 300 Management Essentials for Contemporary Organizations (3 hrs)

MRKT 300 Contemporary Marketing (3 hrs)

Please note the following information.

OTHER

All students enrolling in CBA courses are required to meet the prerequisites listed for each course, including any specific grade or GPA requirement, to include junior standing, as well as expected completion of the BCF and BCI for enrollment in most 300 or 400-level business courses. This includes the required course work in information systems, communications, mathematics and statistics, accounting, and economics as well as marketing, finance, production, MIS, human resources, and business law prior to enrolling in course work for their major.

Business Administration majors are not eligible to add an International Business minor.