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Major Requirements

Major Requirements

Course Requirements

A student majoring in Business Administration is required to complete the following courses totaling at least 30.0 hours:

Course Title Quarter Hours
Three required courses:10
MGT 250
CAREER MANAGEMENT SKILLS (2.0 hours)
MGT 302
ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
ICS 394
ENTREPRENEURSHIP STRATEGY
or ICS 395
MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
Select one Advanced Analytics course from the following:4
ACC 300
ADVANCED ANALYTICS FOR ACCOUNTANTS
FIN 315
DATA ANALYTICS IN FINANCE
MGT 314
BUSINESS ANALYTICS FOUNDATION TOOLS
MIS 300
DATA MINING AND ANALYTICS
MKT 305
INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING RESEARCH
Select four business electives to be chosen from any 300-level courses offered through any Driehaus College of Business program or department.16
The four electives must be from at least three different departments.
Exceptions listed below.

Major Electives Exceptions

  • Students are required to follow all course prerequisites.
  • Students may not use the following courses in the Business Administration major: ECO 393, ECO 395FIN 300FIN 310, HSP 301HSP 302, ICS 392MGT 300MGT 301, and MKT 301.
  • The following courses are not recommended for Business Administration majors: ECO 304, ECO 305ECO 306ECO 375 and ECO 380 
  • ICS 350 can be used only once in the Business Administration major electives.  
  • BLW 201, BLW 202, and/or  BLW 203 may be used in the Business Administration Electives.
  • MKT 276 may be used as a Business Administration Elective or in the Business Communication requirement (in the Business Core); not both.

Career Management Course

Students are required to complete the Career Course (250) associated with the major. Students who double major may choose the Career Course (250) associated with either major provided that hours for graduation are satisfied. Students should take the Career Course as soon as possible.

Open Electives

Open elective credit (30.0 hours) is needed to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

Global Business Perspective

If any course is shared between Global Business Perspective and the Business Administration major, additional hours of Open Elective credit are required. Any course used toward the Business Administration major and Global Business Perspective must be passed with C- or higher.

Graduation Requirements

Any Management (MGT) courses in the Business Core and any courses used toward the Business Administration major must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and with a combined GPA of 2.000 or higher.​​

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