Feb 28, 2024
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 General Education Requirements
A minimum of 49 hours of academic work in general education is required during the freshman and sophomore years. For students transferring with the Associate of Arts degree or Associate of Science degree from a public institution in Oklahoma, all general education requirements will be satisfied with respect to degree requirements. However, some majors may require other specific general education courses as program prerequisites or program requirements. Students should consult advisors and the program’s plan of study for futher information. Students are required to complete general education requirements by the time they have completed 90 semester hours of college work. General Education Requirements
Students seeking Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degrees are encouraged to select these courses while completing General Education requirements.
Business Core 42 hours
The following core of courses is required of all business students, except as modified for Hospitality and Tourism Management. See major plan of study on the following pages.
At least 21 of the 42 credits in the BBA core must be earned at NSU.
Business Administration Core - 12 hours
Select one Emphasis
Select one area of emphasis from the four listed below.
(1) General Business Emphasis (1103) - 12 hours
(2) Financial Planning Emphasis** (1102) - 12 hours
Select four courses from the following:
** 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.
(3) Global Sourcing Emphasis (1106) - 12 hours
(4) Health Care Management Emphasis (1107) - 12 hours
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 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 for the BBA and BT degrees and 55 semester credit hours in the Liberal Arts and Sciences for BS degrees. Liberal Arts and Science courses are designated with a “#” after the course title.
|At least 18 hours or one-half of the major, whichever is greater, must be taken in residency.