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  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

General Business B.B.A.


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Major in General Business


(Major Code: 302)

 

The general business major allows students to customize their major based on their career interest. Students select 3 topical areas within the COB (from 8 choices) and then take 3 upper-level courses in each of those 3 areas. The result is a generalist degree that prepares students for either their own entrepreneurial pursuits or the corporate world.

University Core Curriculum Requirements


Refer to the "University Core Curriculum " section of this catalog. Students must take the following courses.

From Mathematics - Code 20 (3 hours)


From Social and Behavioral Sciences - Code 80 (3 hours)


B.B.A. Degree Requirements


Business core. (See the B.B.A. core, in the "Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) Degree Core Requirements " section of the catalog.)

Subject Areas


Nine hours are required from each of three areas of study (to total 27 hours; at least 21 hours must be upper level).

Areas of study are:

Additional electives to total 120 hours


General Business with a Specialization in Health Care Management


Students may use the general business major to create a specialization in health care management.

Advanced management electives:


Nine additional hours of advanced electives in management will complete the 27 hours required for this specialization.

Additional electives to total 120 hours


General Business with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship/Small Business


Students may use the general business major to create a specialization in entrepreneurship and small business management.

General Business with a Specialization in International Business


Students may use the general business major to create a specialization in international business. This specialization has a total of 122 credit hours.

Nine hours of upper-level courses:


from one area of study (ACCT, BUSI, CIDM, ECON, FIN, MGT, or MKT).

Eight hours in a foreign language.


Advising Services Degree Checklists and Curriculum Guides


The following degree checklists and curriculum guides (suggested course sequence) are available by linking to Advising Services Degree Checklists:

  • General Business B.B.A.
  • General Business - Entrepreneurship/Small Business Specialization B.B.A.
  • General Business - Health Care Management Specialization B.B.A.
  • General Business - International Business Specialization B.B.A.

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