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Business Administration B.S. Major with Minor in Interdisciplinary Studies

The B.S. degree with a major in business administration provides the student with a broad-based business major and affords the student an opportunity to select  elective courses to complete an interdisciplinary studies minor. Graduates of this program would qualify for entry-level management or management trainee positions in marketing, finance, real estate, retailing and wholesaling, as well as positions in government or hospital administration. With an interdisciplinary studies minor, the business administration degree program contains 120 semester hours.

In addition to the completion of the Core Curriculum requirements and the Business Core requirements (courses required of all business majors) for students majoring in Business Administration, an interdisciplinary studies minor of at least 18 semester hours is required.

Core Curriculum Courses
See the Core Curriculum Requirements 42
Business Core
See the Business Core Requirements48
MGT 308Entrepreneurial Strategy3
ACCT 311Global Financial Statement Analysis3
MGT 380International Management and Business3
MGT 315Organizational Behavior3
Interdisciplinary Studies Minor Required *
9 sh of 300/400 level courses9
9 sh of any level courses 9
Total Hours120

Business Education Concentration

In lieu of a minor, students may take the 27 semester hours professional sequence for teacher certification in basic business. Those students choosing teacher certification will be eligible to take the TExES exam in basic business and will then be eligible to teach basic business courses in high school and in middle school.

Requirements
PSY 300Learning Processes and Development3
ETEC 424Integrating Tech into Curricul3
RDG 370Reading & Literacy II3
or RDG 380 Comprehension and Vocabulary in Middle and High Schools
BA 125Elem Comp Keyboarding3
SED 300Teaching Profession3
SED 400Pedagogy and Classroom Management in Field-based Environments3
SED 401Technology Infused Curriculum and Assessment in Field-based Environments3
SED 404Secondary Teaching Practicum3
SED 405Secondary Residency in Teaching3
Total Hours27
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 BIB (Bible) and BA (Business Administration) courses can not be used in this minor

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MGT 439 GLB/Business Strategy Should be taken the last semester of the senior year.