Business Administration

Bachelor of Science


DescriptionDegree Requirements

Looking for the flexibility to customize your business degree? Are you interested in business, and want to maximize your career options?

As a business administration major, you’ll explore a wide range of basic business concepts through core courses required for all CoBA programs, making it easy for you to declare a different business major after your first few semesters. You may also choose to stay with this flexible degree and design your own program of study.

Business administration is an ideal major for transfer students or current PSU students who are changing majors, as transfer credits may be accepted.

The BS degree in Business Administration is designed for transfer students transferring in to Plymouth 60 or more credits. Most transfer students in this program will be able to complete all degree requirements in four semesters at Plymouth. The Business Administration major is available to all Plymouth students.

Degree Requirements (120 Credits)


Business Core:
BU 1100 Business Computer Applications (TECO) 3
BU 1152 Financial Accounting 3
BU 2262 Management Accounting 3
BU 2290 Organizational Communications (WRCO) 3
BU 2450 Principles of Marketing 3
BU 2480 Business Law I 3
BU 3210 Financial Management 3
BU 3240 Information Technology 3
BU 3300 Operations Management 3
BU 3420 Organizational Behavior (DICO) 3
BU 4220 Strategic Management (INCO) 3
EC 2550 Macroeconomics (GACO) 3
EC 2560 Microeconomics 3
Mathematics Foundations – complete one of the following: 3
MA 2200 Finite Mathematics (QRCO)
MA 2490 Applied Calculus I (QRCO)
MA 2550 Calculus I (QRCO)
Quantitative Reasoning in the Discipline Connection – complete one of the following: 3
BU 2240 Business Statistics (QRCO)
MA 2300 Statistics I (QRCO)
BU/EC 3000/4000 level Business/Economics electives [not BUDI/ECDI] 9
General Education:
EN 1200 Composition 3
IS 1111 The First Year Seminar: Critical Thinking and the Nature of Inquiry* 3
CTDI Creative Thought Directions 6
PPDI Past and Present Directions 6
SIDI Scientific Inquiry Directions 6-8
SSDI Self and Society Directions 6
WECO Wellness Connection 3
Electives 33-31
*For students entering with 24 or more transfer credits, this course becomes an elective.

*All course information is from the 2016-2017 Catalog.


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