Bachelor in Business Administration

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Program Description

Bachelor in Business Administration

ABOUT

In accordance with the mission statement of Missouri Baptist University and the academic program, the Business Administration discipline provides a broad-based curriculum designed to prepare students for professional careers.

MAJOR

Business Division Core Requirements

  • ACCT 213 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 hrs
  • ACCT 223 Principles of Managerial Accounting MATH 3 hrs
  • 243 Probability and Statistics1 3 hrs
  • BCIS 303 Information Technology Theory and Practice 3 hrs
  • BUSN 303 Business Ethics 3 hrs
  • BUSN363 Financial Management 3 hrs
  • BUSN 413 Business Law I OR BUSN 423 Business Law II 3 hrs
  • BUSN 463 Strategic Management 3 hrs
  • BUSN 481 Interviewing Techniques 1 hrs
  • ECON 113 Macroeconomics2 3 hrs
  • ECON 123 Microeconomics2 3 hrs
  • ENGL 433 Business Writing 3 hrs
  • MGMT 303 Management Concepts and Practices 3 hrs
  • MGPS 403/5033 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3 hrs
  • MRKT 313 Introduction to Marketing 3 hrs

Total 43 hrs

1Bachelor of Science Degree Requirement credit hours

2General Education Requirement credit hours

Required Business (BUSN) course:

  • BUSN 403 Business in a Global Environment 3 hrs

Total 3 hrs

Required Upper Division Electives:

From courses in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare Management, Management, or Marketing not used as required courses or electives in another business division major (excluding general education and degree requirements)

Total Hours to Complete Major Requirements 58 hrs

  • Students should pay careful attention to courses which are only offered once a year, or every other year (see course descriptions), so that graduation may occur in a timely manner.
  • Students are encouraged to declare a second major before completing 60 hours.

MINOR

MINOR: Business Administration (for Business Division Majors)

This minor is granted to all majors within the Business Division, except Business Administration, as a result of completing the Business Division Core.

MINOR: Business Administration (for Non-Business Division Majors)

The student must complete the following:

Required Accounting (ACCT) courses:

  • ACCT 213 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 hrs
  • ACCT 223 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3 hrs
  • Required Business (BUSN) courses:
  • BUSN 303 Business Ethics 3 hrs

Required English (ENGL) course:

  • ENGL 433 Business Writing 3 hrs

Required Management (MGMT) course:

  • MGMT 303 Management Concepts and Practices 3 hrs

Required Marketing (MRKT) course:

  • MRKT 313 Introduction to Marketing 3 hrs

Total 18 hrs

ASSOCIATE

Concentration in Business Administration

A minimum of 64 semester hours is required to earn the Associate of Science degree with a concentration in Business Administration, including the general education, business, and elective courses listed below.

Transfer credits will be accepted into this program from an accredited college or school up to a maximum of 42 semester hours of credit, up to 15 hours of which may be earned through credit by examination and/or portfolio assessment of prior learning. Portfolio credit is only available to those students who have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours in residency at Missouri Baptist University. Students must complete a minimum of 22 semester hours in residency at Missouri Baptist University to earn the Associate of Science degree.

A student must earn a grade of C or better in all major (business component) courses, and achieve an overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or better for the awarding of the associate degree.

Required Business Component:

  • ACCT 213 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 hrs
  • ACCT 223 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3 hrs
  • BUSN 303 Business Ethics 3 hrs
  • BUSN 363 Financial Management 3 hrs
  • BUSN 413 Business Law I 3 hrs
  • ECON 113 Macroeconomics 3 hrs
  • ECON 123 Microeconomics 3 hrs
  • ENGL 433 Business Writing 3 hrs
  • MGMT 303 Management Concepts and Practices 3 hrs
  • MRKT 313 Introduction to Marketing 3 hrs
  • Upper Division Business Division Elective 3 hrs

Total 33 hrs

Required General Education Component:

  • BCIS 103 Survey of Computing 3 hrs
  • ENGL 113 English Composition I 3 hrs
  • Fine Arts or Humanities (ARTS 153, MUHL 153, RPHI 203 or RPHI 213) 3 hrs
  • Psychology or Sociology (PSYC 133 or SOCO 113 or 213) 3 hrs
  • Mathematics (MATH 123 or MATH 133) 3 hrs
  • Biblical Studies (RBIB 113 or RBIB 123)3 hrs

Total 18 hrs

Required Electives: 13 hours to total 64 hours

CERTIFICATE

A total of 30 semester hours is required to earn the Business Certificate. Transfer credit will be accepted into this certificate program from an accredited college or school up to a maximum of 20 hours, up to 9 hours of which may be earned through credit by examination and/or portfolio assessment of prior learning. Portfolio credit is only available to those students who have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours in residency at Missouri Baptist University. Students must complete a minimum of 10 semester hours in residency at Missouri Baptist University to earn the Business Certificate.

A student must earn a grade of C or better in all courses taken to meet the Thirty-Hour Business Certificate requirements. The student must have an overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or better for the awarding of the certificate.

Required Business Component:

  • ACCT 213 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 hrs
  • BCIS 103 Survey of Computing 3 hrs
  • BUSN 303 Business Ethics 3 hrs
  • BUSN 413 Business Law I 3 hrs
  • ECON 113 Macroeconomics OR ECON 123 Microeconomics 3 hrs
  • MGMT 303 Management Concepts and Practices 3 hrs
  • MRKT 313 Introduction to Marketing 3 hrs

Total 21 hrs

Required electives: 9 hours from courses in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Management, or Marketing to total 30 semester hours.

COURSES

  • ACCT 213 Principles of Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 223 Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • BUSN 303 Business Ethics
  • BUSN 363 Financial Management
  • BUSN 413 Business Law I
  • BUSN 423 Business Law II
  • BUSN 463 Strategic Management
  • BUSN 403 Business in a Global Environment
  • BUSN 463 Strategic Management
  • BUSN 481 Interviewing Techniques
  • MATH 243 Probability and Statistics
  • BCIS 303 Information Technology Theory and Practice
  • ECON 113 Macroeconomics
  • ECON 123 Microeconomics
  • ENGL 433 Business Writing
  • MGMT 303 Management Concepts and Practices
  • MGPS 403 Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • MRKT 313 Introduction to Marketing
Last updated February 2018

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