Management (Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship) - Bachelor of Business Administration

Every candidate for this major must fulfill the following requirements in addition to the general education common core, College of Business foundation and the business core, Viewing a Wider World requirements and general electives. Students will choose one or more of the four options that follow.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and elective credits to total at least 120 credits with 48 credits in courses numbered 300 or above. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Course Requirements

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Grades of C- or better are required in general education communications courses.
Area I: Communications
English Composition - Level 1
Choose one from the following:4
Rhetoric and Composition4
Rhetoric and Composition Honors4
Rhetoric and Composition for International and Multilingual Students4
English Composition - Level 2
ENGL 203GBusiness and Professional Communication3
Oral Communication
Choose one from the following:3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations3
Public Speaking3
Principles of Human Communication3
Principles of Human Communication Honors3
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 121GCollege Algebra (Foundation Requirement) 13
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences10
Principles of Macroeconomics (C- or better)3
Principles of Microeconomics (C- or better)3
Area III: Laboratory Sciences Course (4 credits) 2
Area V: Humanities 23
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 23
General Education Elective
MATH 142GCalculus for the Biological and Management Sciences (Foundation Requirement )3
Viewing A Wider World 36
Departmental/College Requirements
Foundation Requirements 4
Choose one from the following (grade of C- or better required):3
If A ST 251G/STAT 251G is taken before MATH 121G then the Statistics course will satisfy the Area II Requirement and MATH 121G must be taken as a foundation requirement 1
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences (Foundation Requirement)3
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences (Foundation Requirement)3
Statistical Applications (Foundation Requirement - doesn't count as Gen.Ed )3
Business Core: Lower Division (minimum grades of C- required)
ACCT 221Principles of Accounting I (Financial) (not recommended for freshman year)3
ACCT 222Principles of Accounting II (Managerial)3
BCIS 110Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Systems3
BUSA 111Introduction to Business3
Business Core: Upper Division
BCIS 338Business Information Systems I3
BLAW 316Legal Environment of Business3
FIN 341Financial Analysis and Markets3
MGT 309Human Behavior in Organizations3
MGT 449Strategic Management3
MKTG 303Principles of Marketing3
BCIS 485Enterprise Resource Planning3
or MGT 344 Production and Operations Management
Upper division Economics or Applied Statistics elective from the following prefixes: A ST (excluding A ST 311), ECON3
Upper Division Business elective from the following prefixes: A ST, ACCT, B A, BCIS, BLAW, ECON, ENTR, FIN, I B, MGT, MKTG (excluding A ST 311)3
Major Courses
MGT 332Human Resources Management3
MGT 361Small Business Management3
MGT 448Small Business Consulting3
MGT 470Project Management in Organizations3
ENTR 331Business Creation and Valuation3
ENTR 332Entrepreneurial Finance3
or BLAW 330 Entrepreneurial Law
MKTG 324Product/Service Development3
or MKTG 357 Internet and Social Media Marketing
MGT Upper Division Elective3
Second Language: (not required)
Electives, to bring the total credits to 120 516
Total Credits120

A Suggested Plan of Study for Students

This roadmap assumes student  placement in MATH 121G Intermediate Algebra and ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition. The contents and order of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and english. It is only a suggested plan of study for students and is not intended as a contract. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
MATH 121G College Algebra (C- or better) 1 3
BCIS 110 Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Systems (C- or better) 3
Choose one from the following: 4
Rhetoric and Composition (C- or better) 1  
Rhetoric and Composition Honors (C- or better) 1  
Rhetoric and Composition for International and Multilingual Students (C- or better) 1  
Area V: Humanities Course 2 3
Elective Course 3 3
 Credits16
Spring
MATH 142G Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences 1 3
BUSA 111 Introduction to Business (C- or better) 3
Choose one from the following: 3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations (C- or better)  
Public Speaking (C- or better)  
Principles of Human Communication (C- or better)  
Principles of Human Communication Honors (C- or better)  
Area III: Laboratory Science Course 2 4
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts Course 2 3
 Credits16
Second Year
Fall
Elective Course 3 3
ECON 251G Principles of Macroeconomics (counts towards Area IV, Gen.Ed and C- or better) 1 3
ACCT 221 Principles of Accounting I (Financial) (C- or better) 3
ENGL 203G Business and Professional Communication (C- or better) 1 3
Elective Course 3 3
 Credits15
Spring
Choose one from the following: 3
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences (C- or better) 1  
Statistical Applications (C- or better) 1  
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences (C- or better) 1  
ECON 252G Principles of Microeconomics (counts towards Area IV, Gen. Ed, and C- or better) 1 3
ACCT 222 Principles of Accounting II (Managerial) (C- or better) 1 3
Elective Course 3 4
VWW - Viewing a Wider World Course 4 3
 Credits16
Third Year
Fall
MGT 332 Human Resources Management 3
MKTG 324
Product/Service Development
or Internet and Social Media Marketing
3
BCIS 338 Business Information Systems I 1 3
MKTG 303 Principles of Marketing 3
MGT 309 Human Behavior in Organizations 3
 Credits15
Spring
MGT 361 Small Business Management 3
ENTR 331 Business Creation and Valuation 3
BLAW 316 Legal Environment of Business 3
FIN 341 Financial Analysis and Markets 1 3
VWW - Viewing a Wider World 4 3
 Credits15
Fourth Year
Fall
MGT 448 Small Business Consulting 1 3
ENTR 332
Entrepreneurial Finance
or Entrepreneurial Law
3
Choose one from the following: 3
Enterprise Resource Planning 1  
Production and Operations Management 1  
ECON or A ST Upper-Division Elective Course (excluding A ST 311) 3
Elective Course 3 3
 Credits15
Spring
MGT 470 Project Management in Organizations 3
MGT 449 Strategic Management 1 3
MGT Upper-Division Elective Course 3
Any Business Upper-Division Elective Course (excluding A ST 311) 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits120