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Students who are graduating after the conversion to Semesters (Summer 2012 or later) will be following the semester curriculum for General Business.  Please use the Advising sheet and the Semester conversion guide listed below.

General Business Advising Sheet (Semesters)

General Business Semester Conversion Guide

Completion of the BSBA in General Business requires three interrelated blocks of courses totaling 186 hours for students admitted to the University summer quarter of 2007 or later. The three blocks of courses include general education and required non-business courses, the business core and the General Business Major courses.

General Education and Required Non-Business Courses

The following core courses are required of all BSBA candidates:

DepartmentCourse
Title
Management Sciences 330 Statistical Techniques
Management Sciences 331 Operations Research, Modeling and Applications
Finance 510 Legal Environment of Business
Business Administration 499 Business Skills and Environment*
Business Administration 555 International Business*
Finance 620 Business Finance*
Management Sciences 630 Introduction to Operations Management*
Marketing & Logistics 650 Marketing*
Management & Human Resources 701 Organizational Behavior and Human Resources*
Business Administration 799 Business Policy*

* Denotes courses taught in a combined online/classroom format.

General Business Major Courses

The following six required major courses represent various functional areas of business:

Department Course Title
Accounting & MIS 525 Cost Accounting*
Accounting & MIS 631 Accounting Information Systems*
Finance 722 Investment Management*
Management & Human Resources 769 Strategic Human Resources Management*
Management Sciences 731 Quality Management*
Marketing & Logistics 751 Managerial Marketing*

* Denotes courses taught in a combined online/classroom format.

General education and required non-business courses are generally taken in your first and second years and provide a broad foundation in the arts and humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and mathematics.

In addition, the BSBA degree requires work in disciplines including mathematics, economics, accounting, statistics, and computer science. The regional campuses offer these required classes through traditional classroom instruction where you may also complete your electives.