Bachelor of Science Degree - Business Administration

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Pre-Major Courses

Business Administration Major Courses

Business Core Courses

Electives

A cumulative GPA of 2.25 or higher is required for graduation

Degree available in Bismarck and online

Student Learning Outcomes

Business Core Intended Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to identify and apply the fundamental theories and practice of management including planning, organizing, leading and controlling (this learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V, and VI).
  2. Students will be able to apply analytical problem solving techniques used to diagnose, recommend, and communicate solutions to business problems (this learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V and VI).
  3. Students will be able to demonstrate the concepts in the areas of leadership, management, law, and international business (this learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V and VI).
  4. Students will be able to construct professional forms of communication (this learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V and VI).
  5. Students will be able to integrate core business fundamental concepts and theories to make strategic decisions (this learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V and VI).

Requirements

General Education Course Requirements

Freshman Seminar
 UNIV 100
 1
 Group I   (A)
 ENGL 110 or ENGL 111H*
 3
 Group I   (B)
 ENGL 120 or ENGL 121H*
 3
 Group I   (C)
 COMM 110 or COMM 111H*
 3
 Group I   (D)
 CSCI 101
 3
 Group II  (A)
 Natural Science course and lab
 4
 Group II  (B)
 Mathematics course (See Pre Major Core)** 
 3
 Group III (A)
 Foundational Expression (see Pre Major Core)**                                                      
 3
 Group III (B)
 Literary Expression
 3
 Group III (C)
 Applied Expression
 3
 Group IV (A)
 Historical Perspective  3
 Group IV (B)
 Human Behavior
 3
 Group IV (C)
 Social Interaction (See Pre Major Core)**
 3
 Group V
 See catalog
 
 Group VI
 HPER 100
 2

Grade of "C" or better is required for ENGL 110, ENGL 111H*, ENGL 120, and ENGL 121H*

*TR Scholar

**9 General Education credits met in Pre Major Core

Total Credit Hours:31

Pre-Major Courses

Requires a “C” or better in each course except MATH 146 (requires passing grade only).

ACCT 200Elements Of Accounting I

3

ACCT 201Elements Of Accounting II

3

BOTE 210Business Communication

3

BOTE 247Spreadsheet Applications

3

 

COMM 216Intercultural Communication(M/C)

3

MEETS Group III-A General Education Requirement

 

ECON 201Principles Of Microeconomics

3

MEETS Group IV-C General Education Requirement

 

ECON 202Principles Of Macro-Economics

3

 

MATH 146Applied Calculus I

3

MEETS Group II-B General Education Requirement

 

MATH 305Probability and Statistics

4

Total Credit Hours:28

Business Administration Major Courses

Pre-Major courses listed above require a “C” or better (except MATH 146 which requires a passing grade only) before taking the Business Core Courses.

ACCT 315Business Law I

3

BADM 336Management and Leadership

3

BADM 356Organizational Behavior

3

BADM 369Business Ethics and Critical Thinking

3

BADM 376Production/Operations Management

3

BADM 388Management Information Systems

3

BADM 455International Business

3

BADM 485Business Policy

4

ENTR 366Entrepreneurship

3

FIN 326Managerial Finance

3

MRKT 301Principles of Marketing

3

Total Credit Hours:34

Business Administration Major Required Courses

ACCT 316Business Law II

3

ACCT 330Financial Statement Analysis

3

BADM 346Human Resource Management

3

FIN 426Corporate Finance

3

Electives (6 BUSINESS CREDITS PLUS 9 CREDITS AT 200-400 PREFIX LEVEL)

15

Total Credit Hours:27

BUSINESS ELECTIVES:

Select a minimum of 6 credit hours from business elective prefix hours listed below plus any 9 credit hours at the 200 to 400 prefix level. All 15 credit hours MAY be Business electives if desired but nine MAY be from any academic discipline if they are 200 to 400 level courses.

Select from any ACCT, BADM, BOTE ENTR, FIN or MRKT courses numbered above 200, not already included in major. Minimum 6 credits.

Any academic discipline courses 200, 300, or 400 level. Maximum 9 credits.

 

Total Credit Hours: 120