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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Online


Prepare for diverse career possibilities while acquiring a variety of foundational business skills. Gain the necessary skills to change career paths or seek advancement into leadership roles.

Next Apply Date: 6/18/24
Next Class Start Date: 7/2/24
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Next Apply Date: 6/18/24
Next Class Start Date: 7/2/24

Program Overview


Consider the benefits of the business administration degree

Broaden your business-savvy knowledge with the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. From accounting to marketing to international business, this diversified online program covers all business sectors, giving you a deep understanding of each department and how they interconnect.

This 100% online program will widen your career opportunities and prepare you to work in virtually any area of a company. Learn the financial side of business through coursework in business finance, financial and managerial accounting and applied statistics. Gain an understanding of business strategy and operations by studying strategic management, operations management and management information systems. Develop sales skills through marketing and business communications courses.

Whether your goal is to move up in a large organization or to someday own your own business, a B.S. in Business Administration will give you the knowledge and skill sets to help you excel.

Career opportunities:

  • Varies per specialization
  • Varies per specialization

In-demand skills:

  • Critical thinking
  • Decision making
  • Understanding core business functions
  • Communicating with diverse stakeholders
  • Critical thinking
  • Decision making
  • Understanding core business functions
  • Communicating with diverse stakeholders

Choose from these in-demand areas of study to further refine your focus and abilities to become a leader.


General

From accounting to marketing to international business, our general bachelor’s in business administration has everything you need to become business-savvy. In this online program, you will explore relevant, real-world business topics while developing essential foundational skills in accounting, finance, economics, management, marketing and international business.

Prepare for a career as a:

  • Project Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Business Operations Specialist

From accounting to marketing to international business, our general bachelor’s in business administration has everything you need to become business-savvy. In this online program, you will explore relevant, real-world business topics while developing essential foundational skills in accounting, finance, economics, management, marketing and international business.

Prepare for a career as a:

  • Project Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Business Operations Specialist

Agricultural Business

Learn to apply the concepts of production economics to the food and agriculture industry, while gaining an understanding of the science behind maintaining and producing various plants and animals. You will graduate with experience and knowledge in areas such as animal science, crop physiology, the physical and chemical properties of soil, and economic principles of agriculture. Graduate with industry-relevant skills in purchasing, procurement, accounting, auditing and finance.

Prepare for a career as a:

  • Supervisor of Office and Administrative Support Workers
  • Farm/Ranch Manager
  • Buyer/Purchasing Agent
  • Landscaper or Groundskeeper
  • Agricultural/Food Science Technician

Learn to apply the concepts of production economics to the food and agriculture industry, while gaining an understanding of the science behind maintaining and producing various plants and animals. You will graduate with experience and knowledge in areas such as animal science, crop physiology, the physical and chemical properties of soil, and economic principles of agriculture. Graduate with industry-relevant skills in purchasing, procurement, accounting, auditing and finance.

Prepare for a career as a:

  • Supervisor of Office and Administrative Support Workers
  • Farm/Ranch Manager
  • Buyer/Purchasing Agent
  • Landscaper or Groundskeeper
  • Agricultural/Food Science Technician

Business Law

Explore legal issues in ownership, financing, leasing, development and sale of real estate; the interaction of popular legal culture with business law; employment law practices as applied to human resource management; the laws of corporations and partnerships, and more. This online business administration program with specialized electives in business law will equip you with skills that employers seek such as understanding legal issues, examining HR-related legal concerns, legal research, and critical thinking, and prepare you to apply to law school.

Prepare for a career as:

  • Corporate paralegal
  • Legal Assistant
  • Pre-law (to eventually become a lawyer)

Explore legal issues in ownership, financing, leasing, development and sale of real estate; the interaction of popular legal culture with business law; employment law practices as applied to human resource management; the laws of corporations and partnerships, and more. This online business administration program with specialized electives in business law will equip you with skills that employers seek such as understanding legal issues, examining HR-related legal concerns, legal research, and critical thinking, and prepare you to apply to law school.

Prepare for a career as:

  • Corporate paralegal
  • Legal Assistant
  • Pre-law (to eventually become a lawyer)

Economics

Explore topics such as incentives and wealth, resource allocation, finance, markets, and consumption in this online undergraduate business administration degree with an economics elective pathway. You will gain the in-demand skills needed to forecast economic trends, conduct research and relate changes in economic activity to individual organizations and graduate with an understanding in trade and consumer/business behavior, economic principles, and policy planning.

Prepare for a career as:

  • Industry Analyst
  • Research Associate
  • Policy Analyst

Explore topics such as incentives and wealth, resource allocation, finance, markets, and consumption in this online undergraduate business administration degree with an economics elective pathway. You will gain the in-demand skills needed to forecast economic trends, conduct research and relate changes in economic activity to individual organizations and graduate with an understanding in trade and consumer/business behavior, economic principles, and policy planning.

Prepare for a career as:

  • Industry Analyst
  • Research Associate
  • Policy Analyst

Finance

Learn how to decipher the financial side of organizations—from accounting components to operational measures—in this online bachelor's in business administration program. With specialized electives in finance, you will explore business acumen within the global economy; financial techniques, procedures and policies of real estate; security investment and the tools of investment analysis; and the innerworkings of financial institutions such as banks, insurance companies and financial markets.

Prepare for a career as:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Auditor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Commercial Real Estate Agent
  • Investment Banking Analyst
  • Mortgage Lender
  • Venture Capitalist
  • Learn how to decipher the financial side of organizations—from accounting components to operational measures—in this online bachelor's in business administration program. With specialized electives in finance, you will explore business acumen within the global economy; financial techniques, procedures and policies of real estate; security investment and the tools of investment analysis; and the innerworkings of financial institutions such as banks, insurance companies and financial markets.

    Prepare for a career as:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Auditor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Commercial Real Estate Agent
  • Investment Banking Analyst
  • Mortgage Lender
  • Venture Capitalist
  • Financial Wellness

    This diversified online program covers all business sectors to give you a deep understanding of various departments and how they interconnect. Financial wellness electives enable you to focus on your specific career goals and develop your ability to communicate with clients, preparing them to make well-informed decisions. Learn industry-relevant skills that employers seek including creating financial plans, investment acumen, and insurance techniques.

    Prepare for a career as:

  • Investment Advisor
  • Insurance Agent
  • Financial Planner
  • Wealth Management Advisor
  • This diversified online program covers all business sectors to give you a deep understanding of various departments and how they interconnect. Financial wellness electives enable you to focus on your specific career goals and develop your ability to communicate with clients, preparing them to make well-informed decisions. Learn industry-relevant skills that employers seek including creating financial plans, investment acumen, and insurance techniques.

    Prepare for a career as:

  • Investment Advisor
  • Insurance Agent
  • Financial Planner
  • Wealth Management Advisor
  • Hospitality Management

    Our business administration undergraduate program with a hospitality management elective pathway provides the business and management skills needed to venture into the world of travel, event planning and tourism. You will examine the elements of the meeting- and event-planning process from the inception of an idea through development and implementation, plus familiarize yourself with sales technology and marketing.

    Prepare for a career as:

    • Events Manager
    • Meetings and Conferences Manager
    • Hotel Assistant Manager/Manager
    • Guest Relations Manager

    Our business administration undergraduate program with a hospitality management elective pathway provides the business and management skills needed to venture into the world of travel, event planning and tourism. You will examine the elements of the meeting- and event-planning process from the inception of an idea through development and implementation, plus familiarize yourself with sales technology and marketing.

    Prepare for a career as:

    • Events Manager
    • Meetings and Conferences Manager
    • Hotel Assistant Manager/Manager
    • Guest Relations Manager

    Human Resource Management

    Gain a strong foundation in recruiting, employee engagement, compensation and benefits packages, and employment law when you take the human resource management elective pathway as part of the online business administration degree. This online program covers all business sectors, giving you a deep understanding of various departments and the connections between them. Learn the financial side of business, gain an understanding of business strategy and operations, and develop sales and strong communication skills.

    Prepare for a career as:

    • Compensation Analyst
    • Benefits Manager
    • Employee Relations Manager
    • Recruiter

    Gain a strong foundation in recruiting, employee engagement, compensation and benefits packages, and employment law when you take the human resource management elective pathway as part of the online business administration degree. This online program covers all business sectors, giving you a deep understanding of various departments and the connections between them. Learn the financial side of business, gain an understanding of business strategy and operations, and develop sales and strong communication skills.

    Prepare for a career as:

    • Compensation Analyst
    • Benefits Manager
    • Employee Relations Manager
    • Recruiter

    Marketing

    This online B.S.B.A. program with specialized electives in marketing will give you the knowledge and tools to plan and execute the conception, pricing, promotion and distribution of ideas, goods and services to satisfy organizational objectives. Gain an understanding of fundamental marketing concepts and their application for successful strategy implementation. You will also develop knowledge of consumer behavior along with the experience and tools needed to coordinate integrated campaigns.

    Prepare for a career as:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Product Marketing Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • This online B.S.B.A. program with specialized electives in marketing will give you the knowledge and tools to plan and execute the conception, pricing, promotion and distribution of ideas, goods and services to satisfy organizational objectives. Gain an understanding of fundamental marketing concepts and their application for successful strategy implementation. You will also develop knowledge of consumer behavior along with the experience and tools needed to coordinate integrated campaigns.

    Prepare for a career as:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Product Marketing Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Marketing Analytics

    Become an asset in any company when you gain the skills to integrate, visualize and leverage data that generate insights in areas like customer experience and brand management. This online bachelor's in business administration with a marketing analytics electives pathway features a curriculum developed in conjunction with A-State's strategic management department and helps you learn how to communicate complex analytics to better enable decision-makers within organizations. Learn industry-relevant skills that employers seek including synthesizing information, creating presentations, and using Google Analytics, Excel and Tableau.

    Prepare for a career as:

    • Marketing Analyst
    • Market Research Manager
    • Insights Analyst

    Become an asset in any company when you gain the skills to integrate, visualize and leverage data that generate insights in areas like customer experience and brand management. This online bachelor's in business administration with a marketing analytics electives pathway features a curriculum developed in conjunction with A-State's strategic management department and helps you learn how to communicate complex analytics to better enable decision-makers within organizations. Learn industry-relevant skills that employers seek including synthesizing information, creating presentations, and using Google Analytics, Excel and Tableau.

    Prepare for a career as:

    • Marketing Analyst
    • Market Research Manager
    • Insights Analyst

    Real Estate

    Develop expertise in areas like mortgage lending, brokerage and sales, property management, land use and regulation, real estate law, and appraisal in this online program. This business administration degree with specialized electives in real estate enables you to build professional relationships and management best practices that translate to roles in banking, finance, marketing, accounting and more. Through multidisciplinary experiential coursework, you will learn how to communicate effectively across large organizations and diverse cultures.

    Prepare for a career as:

    • Appraiser
    • Commercial Real Estate Broker (note: this degree does not lead to licensure)
    • Real Estate Legal Assistant
    • Surveyor
    • Mortgage Lender
    • Real Estate Developer

    Develop expertise in areas like mortgage lending, brokerage and sales, property management, land use and regulation, real estate law, and appraisal in this online program. This business administration degree with specialized electives in real estate enables you to build professional relationships and management best practices that translate to roles in banking, finance, marketing, accounting and more. Through multidisciplinary experiential coursework, you will learn how to communicate effectively across large organizations and diverse cultures.

    Prepare for a career as:

    • Appraiser
    • Commercial Real Estate Broker (note: this degree does not lead to licensure)
    • Real Estate Legal Assistant
    • Surveyor
    • Mortgage Lender
    • Real Estate Developer

    Sales

    Utilize your flair for connecting with people while guiding them to find the goods and services that suit their needs. Prepare for a career involving the art of selling a utility, product or idea through 100% online specialized electives within the business administration degree that focus on sales concepts and strategies, sales management, buyer behavior, category management, and organizational purchasing. Learn industry-relevant skills that employers seek including communication capabilities, creating and managing a salesforce, and examining advanced selling techniques.

    Prepare for a career as:

  • Account Executive
  • Sales Consultant
  • Sales Manager
  • Utilize your flair for connecting with people while guiding them to find the goods and services that suit their needs. Prepare for a career involving the art of selling a utility, product or idea through 100% online specialized electives within the business administration degree that focus on sales concepts and strategies, sales management, buyer behavior, category management, and organizational purchasing. Learn industry-relevant skills that employers seek including communication capabilities, creating and managing a salesforce, and examining advanced selling techniques.

    Prepare for a career as:

  • Account Executive
  • Sales Consultant
  • Sales Manager
  • Supply Chain Management

    Examine transportation networks and prices, rate theory, organization and logistics involved in the movement of goods while developing an understanding of supply chain management, business logistics, and production flow in this online program. You will also focus on broader business fundamentals, such as accounting, sales and marketing concepts, and the operational measures of running a business. Coursework also prepares you to apply communication, leadership, problem-solving and customer service skills in your profession.

    Prepare for a career as:

    • Logistics and Supply Chain Manager
    • Logistics and Supply Chain Analyst
    • Operations Manager
    • Purchasing Manager
    • Quality Control Manager

    Examine transportation networks and prices, rate theory, organization and logistics involved in the movement of goods while developing an understanding of supply chain management, business logistics, and production flow in this online program. You will also focus on broader business fundamentals, such as accounting, sales and marketing concepts, and the operational measures of running a business. Coursework also prepares you to apply communication, leadership, problem-solving and customer service skills in your profession.

    Prepare for a career as:

    • Logistics and Supply Chain Manager
    • Logistics and Supply Chain Analyst
    • Operations Manager
    • Purchasing Manager
    • Quality Control Manager

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    Per Credit Tuition: $276
    Transfer Credits: Up to 90 hours
    Credit Hours 120

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    Tuition


    Financial aid is available to students who qualify

    A-State's online programs are affordable and convenient. You may also qualify for financial aid. Learn more.

    The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration online program offers the same low, pay-by-the-course tuition to all U.S. residents. All fees are included.

    Tuition breakdown:

    Per Credit Hour: $276
    Per Course: $828

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    Calendar


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    Our B.S. in Business Administration online program is flexible and convenient—featuring accelerated coursework and multiple start dates per year.

    Please note Summer 1 and Summer 2 terms are 5 weeks in duration for this program.

    TermProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlinePayment DueLast Class Day
    Summer 15/28/245/14/245/17/245/23/245/24/246/27/24
    Summer 27/2/246/18/246/21/246/27/246/28/248/1/24
    Fall 18/20/248/5/248/9/248/15/248/16/2410/4/24
    Fall 210/14/249/30/2410/4/2410/10/2410/11/2412/6/24

    Now enrolling:

    Next Apply Date 6/18/24
    Start Class 7/2/24

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    Admissions


    Check out the qualifications for the online B.S. in Business Administration program

    A-State Online offers a streamlined admission process for both new students and transfers. Students who are interested in the B.S. in Business Administration online program should review and follow the requirements for admission below.

    Admission Requirements:

    • Online application
    • Official transcripts
    • 2.0 GPA for transferring credits

    There are several paths to admittance at A-State:

    • If you have 13 or more transferrable college credit hours, you would be admitted if you have a cumulative college GPA of at least 2.0 on previous college coursework
    • If you have 0-12 transferrable college credit hours and have been out of high school for five years or more, you would be admitted if you:
      • Have a high school diploma or state-approved equivalent
      • Have completed 12 or fewer earned college hours
      • Have never enrolled as a student at A-State
      Note: If you’re admitted as a non-traditional first-time freshman, you may be required to successfully complete a predesignated curriculum of 12 hours (Certificate or Non-Degree). Upon successful completion, you will be transitioned to a degree seeking program.
    • If you have 0-12 transferrable college credit hours and have been in high school within the last 5 years, you would be admitted if you have one of the following:
      • 3.0 cumulative high school grad point average (or GED test score equivalent), OR
      • 19 minimum ACT super score or minimum 990 combined SAT super score, OR
      • Class rank in the top 20% of your graduating class

    ​Application Submission Requirements

    Submitting your application takes three easy steps: filling out the application, submitting your documents and paying the application fee.

    1. When completing the online application, select 100% online student and then complete all the steps on the online application.
    2. Pay $30.00 non-refundable application fee.
    3. Submit all official college transcripts.
    4. Submit official high school transcripts (if applicable).
    5. Submit official ACT/ SAT test scores (if applicable).

    Note: If you have 0-12 transferrable college hours, test scores will still need to be submitted for reporting purposes to the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE); however, they are not needed for an admission decision. Accuplacer test scores are an acceptable alternative to ACT/SAT scores.

    If you have any questions along the way, call us at 866-621-8096 and we’ll be happy to help answer questions.

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    Submit all documents to:

    A-State Online
    P.O. Box 2520
    State University, AR 72467

    Fax: 870-972-3548
    Email: [email protected]

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    Courses


    A look at the online bachelor's degree in business administration curriculum

    To earn your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, you need to complete 120 credit hours of coursework. The program includes 38 credit hours of general education courses, 66 credit hours of major and other courses and 16 credit hours of elective courses. Students can finish faster by transferring previously earned credit hours. Transfer credit hours will be evaluated during the admission process.

    Visit the Course Registration page to view the course schedule for this degree.

    You will take the courses listed below and select either STAT 2003 or ECON 2113 from the courses listed below.

    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Introduction to accounting and the accounting cycle includes focus on basic accounting and reporting for merchandising and service-oriented business organizations. Primary emphasis is on accounting principles applicable to measuring assets, liabilities, owners' equity and income. Special measurement problems for partnerships and corporations.
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    This course covers basic accounting and reporting for manufacturing companies. The course is also devoted to managerial uses of accounting data for the decision-making function and to special accounting reports.
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Theories and principles of written, interpersonal and oral communication.
    Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Statistical methods used in studying business and economic data, averages and dispersions, probability, sampling, statistical inference, estimation, tests of hypotheses, index numbers, linear regression and correlation. Fall, Spring, Summer.
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Legal forms of American business organization, policies, methods and institutions involved in financing business are examined. The principles of financial management will be studied with emphasis on the corporation, including cash flows, securities, financial structures, expansion and acquisitions.
    Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    This course examines aspects of moving raw materials and finished goods through the firm’s networks of warehousing, inventory control, materials management, and order processing. The student will examine trade off possibilities and management alternatives to minimize cost of production flow and to maximize customer service. Special course fees may apply. Prerequisite, MKTG 3013.
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Students will learn basic computer skills that can be used immediately, throughout college and beyond. Emphasis is on learning basic office applications in word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentation graphics.
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Provides understanding of information needs of management, information technology used by various business subsystems, and how technology can be utilized for competitive advantage. Prerequisite: CIT 1503 or CS 1013.
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Contemporary processes, methods, techniques, tools and datasets that organizations use to implement knowledge discovery projects; focus on development of critical thinking through use of in-depth assignments that utilize project management fundamentals. Prerequisites, ISBA 1503, ACCT 2033, ACCT 2133, and STAT 3233.
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Introduction to the fundamental elements of the Anglo American legal system and its common law origins. The scope of the course will include the application and operation of the legal system in the remedy of business disputes, the development and operation of the court system, and the regulation of American business and industry by the United States government.
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    This course is an overview of foundational management principles, including internal and external assessment and planning, organization structure and design, leadership and motivation, and decision and control processes.
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Designed to give students the opportunity to study administrative processes under conditions of uncertainty including an integrating analysis applied to all fields of business. Special emphasis is given to policy determination at the overall management level.
    Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    This course examines business activities performed which direct the flow of goods and services from producer to consumer or user in order to satisfy customers and accomplish company objectives.
    Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Survey course designed for students to become familiar with the usefulness of statistics in solving real world problems. Includes sampling, observational studies and designed experiments, regression, graphical descriptive methods, measures of cen­tral tendency and variation, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing.

    You must take 16 credit hours of electives, including three upper-level credit hours, to satisfy the 120 credit hours required for this program. Courses may be chosen with the assistance of an advisor and per your degree plan. Electives can come from any courses offered so long as prerequisites are met.

    You must take 27 hours of other requirements in the following curriculum areas:

    Upper-level Accounting course (3 hours)
    ACCT 4153

    Upper-level Finance or Real Estate course, except for FIN 3713 (3 hours)

    FIN 3763
    FIN 3813
    FIN 4013
    FIN 4723
    FIN 4743
    FIN 4753
    REI 3413
    REI 3513
    REI 4413
    REI 4423
    REI 4433

    Upper-level International  course (3 hours)

    ECON 4103
    ECON 4143
    FIN 3813

    Upper-level Economics course (3 hours)

    ECON 3313
    ECON 3353
    ECON 4103
    ECON 4343

    Upper-level Management course, except for MGMT 3123 (3 hours)

    MGMT 3143
    MGMT 3153
    MGMT 3163
    MGMT 3193
    MGMT 3613
    MGMT 4143
    MGMT 4173

    Upper-level Marketing or Global Supply Chain Management course, except for MKTG 3013 or GSCM 3163 (3 hours)

    MKTG 3033
    MKTG 3093
    MKTG 3193
    MKTG 4023
    MKTG 4043
    MKTG 4213
    MKTG 4253
    MKTG 4313
    MKTG 4323
    GSCM 3063
    GSCM 4103
    GSCM 4133

    9 additional hours of upper-level Business courses (Note: An Area of Study would count towards this requirement)

    AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS AREA OF STUDY

    You will take the following courses:

    AGEC 1003
    AGEC 3063
    AGEC 4033
    AGEC 4073 (new course, as we have 4083 listed)

    BUSINESS LAW AREA OF STUDY

    You will take REI 4413 from the Other Requirements section plus the following courses:

    LAW 4043
    LAW 4053
    LAW 4073

    ECONOMICS AREA OF STUDY

    You will take ECON 3313, ECON 3353, ECON 4103 from the Other Requirements section, along with the following courses:

    ECON 2213
    ECON 4343

    FINANCE AREA OF STUDY

    You will take FIN 3763, FIN 3813, FIN 4723 and REI 4423 from the Other Requirements section.

    FINANCIAL WELLNESS AREA OF STUDY

    You will take FIN 4013, FIN 4723, REI 3413, and REI 3513 from the Other Requirements section, along with the following course:

    FIN 2013

    HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AREA OF STUDY

    You will take MKTG 4023, along with the following courses:

    HETM 2013
    HETM 3013
    HETM 3123

    HR MANAGEMENT AREA OF STUDY

    You will take MGMT 3143, MGMT 3163 and MGMT 4173 from the Other Requirements section, along with the following course:

    LAW 4053

    MARKETING AREA OF STUDY

    You will take MKTG 3033, MKTG 3093, MKTG 3193 and MKTG 4213 from the Other Requirements section.

    MARKETING ANALYTICS AREA OF STUDY

    You will take MKTG 4053, MKTG 4213, MKTG 4253 and MKTG 4313 from the Other Requirements section.

    REAL ESTATE AREA OF STUDY

    You will take REI 3413, REI 4413, REI 4423 and REI 4433 from the Other Requirements section.

    SALES LEADERSHIP AREA OF STUDY

    You will take MKTG 3033, MKTG 3093, MKTG 4043 and MKTG 4213 from the Other Requirements section.

    SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AREA OF STUDY

    You will take GSCM 3063, GSCM 4103 and GSCM 4133 from the Other Requirements section.

    Students must take the following courses.

    First-year course - Students must take the following Making Connections online course. If you transfer in more than 12 credit hours, you will not be required to take the Making Connections course. You may replace that 3-hour course with a 3-hour elective course.

    First-year course (3 hours)
    UC 1013

    Departmental (3 hours)
    COMS 1203

    Communication Requirement (6 hours)
    ENG 1003
    ENG 1013

    Mathematics Requirement (3 hours)
    MATH 1023

    Arts and Humanities Requirement (6 hours)
    MUS 2503
    ENG 2003
    ENG 2013

    Social Sciences Requirement (9 hours)
    Student must complete 9 credit hours of Social Sciences courses. One course from HIST 2763 or POSC 2103, including ECON 2313 and ECON 2323.

    Life Science Requirement (4 hours)
    Students must complete BIO 1003 with BIO 1001 lab.

    Physical Sciences Requirement (4 hours)
    Students must complete CHEM 1043 with CHEM 1041 lab.

    Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
    Credit Hours: 1
    Laboratory, must be taken with BIO 1003. There will be a fee when purchasing the LabKit. Please visit the tuition and fees page for pricing.
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    The major characteristics and processes of life emphasizing the human organism. Promotes understanding of diversity and unity among living organisms with focus on ecological interactions and responsibilities of people within their social and natural environment. Lecture three hours per week. Special course fees may apply. Must be taken with BIO 1001.
    Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
    Credit Hours: 1
    Special course fees apply. Prerequisite or co-requisite of CHEM 1043. Fall only.
    Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    An introduction to selected fundamental concepts including dimensional analysis, mole concept, atomic and molecular structure, nomenclature, chemical reactions, thermochemistry, intermolecular interactions, gases, mixtures, kinetics, equilibrium and acid base chemistry. Fall only.
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    The theory and practice of communication in interpersonal, small groups, and public speaking contexts, emphasizing proficiency in message organization, delivery, and critical thinking.
    Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    This course examines national income accounting, inflation and unemployment, competing theories of national income, fiscal policy, the Federal Reserve System and monetary policy, and international trade.
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Principles of resource allocation, supply and demand, consumer behavior, costs of production, the competitive model, oligopoly, and factor markets are examined.
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Study and practice of fundamentals of written communication, including principles of grammar, punctuation, spelling, organization, and careful analytical reading. Prerequisite, with grade of C or better, for ENG 1013.
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Continues the practice of ENG 1003 to develop further the skills learned in that course. Based on reading and discussion of various types of writing, the students’ essays will provide practice in different kinds of rhetorical development, including research and documentation.
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Introduction to the analysis and interpretation of literary works from several historical periods ranging from early civilizations through the Renaissance.
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
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