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2008-09 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
2008-09 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Business Administration Major B.B.A.

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Business Administration General Information 

The Business Administration major provides a diversified background in the various disciplines necessary for success in the field of business. Regardless of the future occupation of the student, a background in the basic business areas is an essential ingredient of effective business decision-making. The Business Administration major allows a student to tailor his or her degree to individual career objectives with more flexibility than other majors.

With guidance from an academic advisor, students choosing the Business Administration major complete the major requirements by selecting courses from the functional business areas which best meet their academic and career objectives.


  • Business Elective 3-4000 level 3 hours

(1) Upper Level Economics Courses

(2) General Business Courses

(Courses approved by Department Chair)

Total Minimum for Major 24 hours

Minimum Total 63 hours


** In addition, students can take the fifth course as a Business Elective and the Financial Planning capstone course (FIN 4033, Professional Financial Planning) as a free elective and be qualified to take the CFP® exam.

Liberal Arts and Science Courses

# – Liberal Arts & Sciences Courses

Policies of the College of Business and Technology

The following policies of the College of Business and Technology apply: Entrance Requirements, Minimum Grade Requirements, Experiential Credit Limitation, Transfer Credit Limitation, English Proficiency, Upper Division Credit, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Residency.

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: English proficiency is a graduation requirement. Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of “C” or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
UPPER DIVISION CREDIT: Total hours must include at least 40 hours of credit in courses numbered 3000 and above.
LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES: At least 40 semester credit hours are required in the Liberal Arts and Sciences.
RESIDENCY: At least 18 hours or one-half of the major, whichever is greater, must be taken in residency.

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