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University Catalog 2017-2018

Business Administration (BS)


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Business Administration Curriculum (BS)


Rapid changes in the business world have made it essential that future business administrators be broadly educated in order to adjust and adapt themselves to changing practices. Therefore, this curriculum allows a student to receive instruction in a variety of functional areas of business. This program is appropriate for non-technical, entry-level positions and is an excellent background for students planning certain advanced degrees in business and law. It is an ideal curriculum for students interested in the area of International Business. The senior-year discipline electives may include various international business courses offered in the College.

Program Objectives

Students will obtain a broad exposure to the field of business. Students can tailor the curriculum to match their career interests.

Program Requirements


A grade of "C" or better must be earned in all courses designated with **.

Freshman Year


English (GER)

Humanities (GER)

  • COMM 101: Principles of Communication Studies 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Select two Humanities (GER) courses from the following disciplines: Literature, Foreign Languages, History, Classical Studies, Communications, Philosophy, Religious Studies, or Interdisciplinary. NOTE: some of these subject matter disciplines may not be offered at Louisiana Tech University.  6 Semester Credit Hours
Mathematics (GER)

Natural Sciences (GER)

Major Courses

Total: 30 SCH

Sophomore Year


Social/Behavioral Sciences (GER)

Natural Sciences (GER)

  • Select one Life Science course from the following disciplines: Animal Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Botany, Environmental Science, Plant Science, or Zoology.  NOTE: some of these subject matter disciplines may not be offered at Louisiana Tech University. 3 Semester Credit Hours
    • or
  • Select one Physical Science course from the following disciplines: Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Astronomy, or Meteorology.  NOTE: some of these subject matter disciplines may not be offered at Louisiana Tech University. 3 Semester Credit Hours
    • and
  • Select one additional course from either Physical or Life Science to complete the Natural Sciences (GER) requirement.  3 Semester Credit Hours
Major Courses

Electives

  • Electives  6 Semester Credit Hours
Total: 30 SCH

Junior Year


Fine Arts (GER)

Major Courses

Electives

  • Electives  2 Semester Credit Hours
Total: 30 SCH

Senior Year


Major Courses

  • BUSN 495: Business Administration Capstone 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Business Elective *  ** 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • ACCT or CIS Elective ** (300- or 400-level)  3 Semester Credit Hours
  • ECON Electives ** (300- or 400-level)  6 Semester Credit Hours
  • FINC Elective ** (300- or 400-level)  3 Semester Credit Hours
  • MGMT Elective ** (300- or 400-level)  3 Semester Credit Hours
  • MKTG Elective ** (300- or 400-level)  3 Semester Credit Hours
  • International Business Elective (IER)  3 Semester Credit Hours
Electives

  • Electives  3 Semester Credit Hours
Total: 30 SCH

Total Semester Hours 120


ACCT 485 , ECON 485 , FINC 485 , MGMT 485 , or MKTG 485 .

*Business Electives are chosen by the student in consultation with the faculty advisor and must be a 300- or 400-level business course.
**A grade of "C" or better must be earned in this course.

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