Jan 31, 2023  
University Catalog 2022-2023 
    
University Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration (BS)


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CIP Code = 520201

Business Administration Curriculum (BS)


The Business Administration major is designed for students who wish to obtain broad business skills and knowledge, but who do not wish to specialize in one specific area of emphasis. The curriculum exposes students to core courses across all of the business disciplines, providing perspective in the theories and principles of accounting, finance, marketing, economics, management, quantitative analysis and information systems in a global environment. In addition, Business Administration majors are provided flexibility to select additional coursework to achieve personal and professional career goals. 

Program Objectives:
 

  1. Business Administration majors will possess broad knowledge in the key areas of accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management, marketing QA and ethical decision-making in the global business environment.
  2. Business Administration majors demonstrate preparedeness for entry level positions in a variety of industries.
  3. Business Administration majors will comprehend the drivers of overall company performance.

Program Requirements


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

Freshman Year


English (GER)

Humanities (GER)

  • 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
Natural Sciences (GER)

Major Courses

Total: 30 SCH

Sophomore Year


Social/Behavioral Sciences (GER)

Natural Sciences (GER)

  • Select one Biology (BISC) class (3 semester hours) AND
  • Select one Physical Science class (3 semester hours)
    • OR
  • Select two Physical Science classes (6 semester hours) - must be in same discipline
  • NOTE:  Physical Science courses from the following disciplines:  Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Astronomy, or Meterology (some of these subject matter disciplines may not be offered at Louisiana Tech University.)

Major Courses

Electives

  • Electives 3 Semester Credit Hours
Fine Arts (GER)

Total: 30 SCH

Junior Year


Major Courses

Electives

  • Electives  2 Semester Credit Hours
Total: 30 SCH

Senior Year


Major Courses

  • 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • College of Business Elective *  ** 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • ACCT Elective ** (300- or 400-level)  3 Semester Credit Hours
  • CIS Elective ** (300- or 400-level)  3 Semester Credit Hours
  • ECON Electives ** (300- or 400-level)  3 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


*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.

***(IER): International Education Requirement:  ACCT 485 , CIS 485 ECON 485 , FINC 485 , MGMT 485 , or MKTG 485 .

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