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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
Two required courses:6
MGT 250
CAREER MANAGEMENT SKILLS (2.0 hours)
MGT 302
ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
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 five business electives to be chosen from any 300-level courses offered through any Driehaus College of Business program or department.20
The five 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: ACC 370, ECO 315, ECO 393, ECO 395FIN 300FIN 310FIN 320HSP 301HSP 302, ICS 392MGT 300MGT 301MKT 301, and MKT 310.
  • 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.  
  • MKT 376 may not be used when also used for the Communication requirement.
  • ICS 394, ICS 395, or ICS 396 may not be used when also used for the Business Capstone requirement.
  • BLW 202 and/or BLW 203 may be used in the Business Administration Electives.

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.

Open Electives

Open elective credit (20.0 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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