Business Administration

Business Admin

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.

HighlightsDegree BreakdownDegree Requirements

These are the specialized courses you will have an opportunity to take for this degree option:

  • 3 Upper-Level Business Electives
  • 11 Free Electives
  • Core courses ensure that students are prepared for diverse professional opportunities.
  • General Education courses develop strong writing and critical-thinking skills.
  • Students may opt to take introductory courses, which will allow them to identify their strengths, before choosing a major.
  • Hands-on learning activities and faculty with extensive experience bring the real world into the
    classroom.
  • Individualized career services are available to all students.

Breakdown of 120-credit business degree

General Education

Improve core skills essential to success

  • Composition
  • First Year Seminar
  • 2 Creative Thought Classes
  • 2 Past and Present Classes
  • 2 Scientific Inquiry Classes
  • 2 Self and Society Classes
  • Wellness Connection Classes

33

Credits

Business Core

Build a solid foundation of  business knowledge

  • Finite Math or Calculus
  • Business Statistics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Business Computer Applications
  • Organizational Communications
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business Law
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Financial Management
  • Information Technology
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategic Management

45

Credits

Upper-level Business
& Free Electives

Develop deeper and broader abilities

  • Upper-level business classes and free electives

42

Credits

Business Administration, Bachelor of Science

120 credits

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

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)
Major:
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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