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Recommended Academic Plan- Effective Summer 2008

A minimum of 120 CREDITS ARE REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION- 15 credits at the 400 level



First Semester Courses

  • Art Elective (GA, 3 Credits)
  • English 015- Rhetoric and Composition (GWS, 3 Credits)
  • First Year Seminar (1 Credit)
  • Math 110, Techniques of Calculus I (GQ, 4 Credits)
  • Natural Science Elective (GN, 3 Credits)
  • Social Science Elective (3 Credits)
  • Total Credits: 17

Second Semester Courses

  • Art Elective (GA, 3 Credits)
  • ECON 102- Microeconomics (GS, 3 Credits)
  • Health/Physical Activity (GHA, 3 Credits)
  • Humanities Elective (GH, US, IL, 3 Credits)
  • Natural Science Elective (GN, 3 Credits)
  • Total Credits:  13.5 Credits

Third Semester Courses

  • ACCTG 211- Financial & Managerial Accounting for Decision Making (4 Credits)
  • BA 243- Social, Legal, Ethical Environment of BA (4 Credits)
  • Elective (3 Credits)
  • Health/Physical Activity (GHA, 1.5 Credits)
  • Natural Science Elective (GN, 3 Credits)
  • Total Credits:  15.5

Fourth Semester Courses

  • CAS 100- Effective Speech (GWS, 3 Credits)
  • ECON 104- Macroeconomics (3 Credits)
  • ENGL 202D- Business Writing (GWS, 3 Credits)
  • MIS 204- Intro to BA Information Systems (3 Credits)
  • STAT 200- Elementary Statistics (GQ, 3 Credits)
  • Total Credits:  16

Fifth Semester Courses

  • BA 250- Problems of Small Business (3 Credits)
  • BA 321- Contemporary Skills for Business (3 Credits)
  • FIN 301- Corporation Finance (3 Credits)
  • IB 303-(GWS, 3 Credits)
  • MGMT 301- Basic Management (3 Credits)
  • Total Credits: 15

Sixth Semester Courses

  • BA 322- Individual & Interpersonal Effectiveness (3 Credits)
  • CAS 352- Org Comm or ENGL 419 (3 Credits)
  • MGMT 341- Human Resource Management (3 Credits)
  • MKTG 301W- Principles of Marketing (3 Credits)
  • SCM 301- Business Logistics Management  (3 Credits)
  • Total Credits:  15

Seventh Semester Courses

  • BA 420- Planning for Internship (1 Credit)
  • BA 421- Project Management and Planning (2 Credits)
  • Elective (3 Credits)
  • ENGL 419- Advanced Business Writing (3 Credits)
  • MKTG 327- Retailing (3 Credits)
  • MKTG 445- Global Marketing (3 Credits)
  • Total Credits:  15

Eighth Semester Courses

  • BA 422W- Contemporary Business Seminar (3 Credits)
  • BA 495- Business Internship (6 Credits)
  • Elective (3 Credits)
  • Humanities Elective (GH, 3 Credits)
  • Total Credits:  15



Bold indicates courses requiring a grade of C or better.

Italic indicates courses that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.

Italic Bold indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better and that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.

GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.

US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/ International Cultures.

W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Program Notes: As long as one Art (GA) and one Humanities (GH) and one Social Science (GS) are taken across the four semesters, the particular order in which these courses are taken is not relevant.

Academic Advising: A student's career/graduate school plans should be considered in developing an individual academic plan.

Be sure to consult an advisor in this department when scheduling courses.



BSBCC and Mathematics

MATH 004: Intermediate Algebra (3 Credits)- Algebraic expressions; linear, absolute value equations and inequalities; line; systems of linear equations; integral exponents; polynomials; factoring. This course may not be used to satisfy the basic minimum requirements for graduation in any baccalaureate degree program.
PREREQUISITE: basic arithmetic skills or satisfactory performance on the mathematics NSO examination.

MATH 021: College Algebra I (GQ, 3 Credits)- Quadratic equations; equations in quadratic form; word problems; graphing; algebraic fractions; negative and rational exponents; radicals.
PREREQUISITE: Math 004 or satisfactory performance on the mathematics NSO examination.

MATH 022: College Algebra II and Analytic Geometry (GQ, 3 Credits)- Relations, functions, graphs; polynomial, rational functions, graphs; word problems; nonlinear inequalities; inverse functions; exponential, logarithmic functions; conic sections; simultaneous equations.
PREREQUISITE: Math 021 or satisfactory performance on the mathematics NSO examination.

MATH 110: Techniques of Calculus I (GQ, 4 Credits)- Functions, graphs, derivatives, integrals, techniques of differentiation and integration, exponentials, improper integrals, applications. Students may take only one course for credit from Math 100, 140, 140A and 140B.
PREREQUISITE: Math 022 or satisfactory performance on the mathematics NSO examination.