Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

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The Business Core Requirements


The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration requires a minimum of 120 units of credit, consisting of 39 units in the Business Core, 21 units in a Business Concentration, 48 units of General Education, plus 12 units of other graduation requirements.

Business Major Concentrations

There are eight concentrations in the business major. Specific concentration requirements are in the current Bulletin. CR/NC is not allowed in concentration courses, unless otherwise stated in the Bulletin.

Prerequisites to Core Courses

There are four courses that must be taken prior to taking the business core courses. Please note that some courses may also be applied to GE courses.

1. ENG 214/215 Second-Year Written Composition

Or you may take any approved second-year written composition course to fulfill this prerequisite.
You must have a C or better in ENG 114 or approved equivalent to enroll in this course.

2. DS/MATH 110 Calculus with Business Applications (or pass DS/MATH 110 CLEP Exam)

You must have a 50 score or better on ELM, or an approved exemption to enroll in this course.

3. ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis

4. ISYS 263 Introduction to Information Systems

You must have a C- or better in DS/MATH 110 or DS 212, or pass the ISYS 263 CLEP Exam, to enroll in this course.

Core Courses for all Business Majors

This section is a work in progress. Information and documents are included as they become available. Please contact the Student Success Center for complete information about the core courses.

College of Business Core Course Outlines in PDF
Course Abbreviation & Number Course Title Prerequisite
ACCT 100 Introduction to Financial Accounting 50 score or better on ELM (or approved exemption)
ACCT 101 Introduction to Managerial Accounting C- or better in ACCT 100
DS 212    
ECON 102    
BUS 300*    
DS 412    
FIN 350    
IBUS 330    
ISYS 363    
MGMT 405    
MKTG 431    
BUS 682*    
BUS 690*    

*Must be taken for a letter grade. (max 6 units in core may be taken CR/NC) ‡Min grade in all 13 business core courses is a C- (except IBUS 330, BUS 682, & BUS 690 in which the minimum grade is a D-).