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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Business Administration (B.B.A.)

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General Business Administration Major

Four elements compose the 120 credit hour degree program*:

ShenEd General Education Courses 30 credits
Non-Business Elective Courses 18 credits
Business Core Courses 42 credits
BBA Supporting Elective Courses 24 credits
Free Elective Courses 6 credits
Total 120 credits

*A grade of “C-” or better is required of each School of Business (BA, EC, IST, SM) course counted toward a major, minor or certificate.

ShenEd General Education Requirement

Students must conform to the general education requirements of the university that specify coursework over seven domains of knowledge. The following general education courses will be taken by all business students and will fulfill 18 of the required 30 hours of coursework. Students should work closely with their mentor to ensure they complete the general education requirements in a timely fashion.

Total: 30 credits

Non-Business Elective Courses

  • A course in either Sociology or Psychology Credit(s): 3
  • Other courses (not BA, EC, IST, or SM) Credit(s): 15

Total: 18 credits

Total: 42 credits

BBA Supporting Electives

The BBA Supporting Elective Courses consist of Business Administration (BA), Economics (EC), Information Systems & Technologies (IST) and/or Sport Management (SM) courses at the 300 or 400 level.  A minimum of 18 of these credits hours must be at the 300 or 400 level.  No more than 6 of these credit hours are at the 100 or 200 level in total.

At least one course is from the following restricted elective courses that satisfy the experiential learning requirement:


Alternatively, the experiential learning requirement can be met through participation in experiential learning activities approved in advance by the dean or the program director.

Total: 24 credits

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