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Degree Requirements

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The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree is comprised of General Education (Gen Eds), First Year and Second Year Program Requirements, Business Core courses, and Specialization courses.

Students are encouraged to meet regularly with their academic advisor to monitor academic progress. Students should also take advantage of the Degree Audit Reporting Systems (DARS) and other student information services available through the University Registrar's web site.

The business curriculum consists of three main components: Gen Eds & Pre-Major requirements, Core requirements, and specialization requirements.  The pyramid below demonstrates the structure of the undergraduate business curriculum at Fisher.  The Gen Eds & Pre-major requirements are started in the freshman year.  While pre-major requirements must be completed in the first and second year, Gen Ed courses may be taken throughout all four years at Fisher.  Once students have been admitted to their major program (specialization), they can begin taking the business "core" requirements.  Students will typically begin the core courses in their junior year.  Finally, students will take a set of specialization requirements which can vary from 15-27 credit hours depending on the student's chosen major.  Specialization courses may be started as early as the junior year and will be completed by the end of the senior year.

 

The following benchmarks should be met in order to complete the program in four years. Students may take courses to fulfill Gen Ed requirements at any time.

By the end of the first year, complete the First Year Program Requirements:
  • English 1110.01 (First Year English)
  • Math through 1131 or 1151 (Calculus)
  • Economics 2001.01 (Microeconomics)
  • Economics 2002.01 (Macroeconomics)
  • CSE 2111 or 1113 (Computer Assisted Problem Solving)
By the end of the second year, complete the Second Year Program Requirements:
  • ACCTMIS 2200 (Accounting I)
  • ACCTMIS 2300 (Accounting II)
  • STAT 1430 (Business Statistics)
  • BUSMHR 2292 (Applied Business Skills & Environment)
  • BUSMGT 2320 (Decision Sciences: Statistical Techniques)
  • BUSMGT 2321 (Business Analytics)
By the end of the third year, complete the Business Core courses:

Functions of Business

  • BUSFIN 3220 (Finance)
  • BUSMGT 3230 (Operations)
  • BUSML 3250 (Marketing)
  • BUSMHR 3200 (Organizational Behavior)
  • BUSML 3380 (Logistics)

Environment of Business 

  • BUSMHR 2000 (International Business)
  • BUSFIN 3500 (Law) 
By the end of the fourth year, complete:
  • Specialization courses
  • BUSMHR 4490
  • Any remaining required courses, including Gen Ed courses and free electives

Certifications

The BSBA degree is not designed to satisfy certification or licensure requirements. Visit the following sites for specific guidelines and requirements:

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree is comprised of General Education Curriculum, First Year and Second Year Program Requirements, Business Core courses, and Specialization courses.

Students are encouraged to meet regularly with their academic advisor to monitor academic progress. Students should also take advantage of the Degree Audit Reporting Systems (DARS) and other student information services available through the University Registrar's web site.

The following benchmarks should be met in order to complete the program in four years. Students may take courses to fulfill GEC requirements at any time.

By the end of the first year, complete the First Year Program Requirements:
  • English 110
  • Math through 132 or 152
  • CS&E 200
  • ECON 200
By the end of the second year, complete the Second Year Program Requirements:
  • ECON 201
  • ACCTMIS 211 & 212
  • STAT 133
  • BUSMGT 330
  • BUSMGT 331
  • Second Writing Course
By the end of the third year, complete the Business Core courses:

Functions of Business

  • BUSFIN 620
  • BUSMGT 630
  • BUSML 650
  • BUSMHR 701

Environment of Business 

  • BUSADM 499
  • 500 Level Econ 
  • BUSADM 555 (International Business)
  • BUSFIN 510 (Law) 
By the end of the fourth year, complete:
  • Specialization courses
  • BUSADM 799 (or appropriate senior seminar)
  • Any remaining required courses, including General Education Curriculum and free electives

Certifications

The BSBA degree is not designed to satisfy certification or licensure requirements. Visit the following sites for specific guidelines and requirements: