Undergraduate Curriculum

Business Core Courses

Required of all BBA students.

ACCT 211

Accounting Principles I

3

ACCT 212

Accounting Principles, II

3

BUAD 203

Research in Business

1

BUAD 211

Profiles of Entrepreneurship

3

BUAD 301

Principles of Management

3

BUAD 302

Advanced Software Applications

3

BUAD 321

Business Finance

3

BUAD 460

Ethics and Business Social Responsibility

3

BUAD 466

Production and Operations Management

3

BUAD 472

Business Policies and Strategies

3

BUAD

Portfolio

0

ECON 211

Macroeconomics

3

ECON 212

Microeconomics

3

MKTG 343

Principles of Marketing

3

Total Business Core:

37

Cognate Requirement

MATH 241*

Intro. to Probability and Statistics

3

Total:

3

*MATH 110 is a prerequisite for MATH 241.

Portfolio

Each student will develop a portfolio of the work that they have done. The portfolio needs to include examples of the student's work, covering the following areas: writing skills, group projects, quantitative analysis, problem solving, and community projects and or service.

The portfolio is to be turned in to the Business Administration chair two weeks before graduation. Two professors will evaluate the portfolio. Portfolio fulfills the requirement for assessment of information, technology, writing, critical thinking and research as specified in Southwestern's Quality Enhancement Plan.

Requirements by Concentration

Accounting, B.B.A.

Numerous career choices are available to accounting graduates, including working in not-for-profit accounting (for the Seventh-day Adventist denomination or other not-for-profit entities), public accounting, industry (ranging from small businesses to large corporations), and governmental accounting.

ACCT 315

Intermediate Accounting I

4

ACCT 316

Intermediate Accounting II

4

ACCT

Electives

13

Total:

21

Electives to be selected from the following courses

ACCT 317

Cost Accounting

3

ACCT 319

Fund Accounting

3

ACCT 412

Auditing

3

ACCT 415

Advanced Accounting

3

ACCT 417

Accounting Information Systems

3

ACCT 418

Federal Income Taxes

4

ACCT 492

Accounting Internship

3

Finance, B.B.A.

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance prepares students with the skills necessary to meet today's business demands and those for the future. This finance curriculum explores the principles of financial analysis and control of individual business firms. It applies these principles to financial management, investment, the valuation and selection of securities, and the influence of the monetary and banking system on economic activity.

BUAD 433

Investment Principles

3

BUAD 452

International Finance

3

BUAD 488

Advanced Finance

3

BUAD 493

Money and Banking

3

Electives

9

Total:

21

Electives to be selected from the following courses

ACCT 315

Intermediate Accounting I

4

ACCT 316

Intermediate Accounting II

4

ACCT 418

Federal Income Tax

4

BUAD 251

Project Management

3

BUAD 383

Finance Theory and Structure of Financial Markets

3

BUAD 422

Portfolio Management

3

BUAD 491

Selected Topics

3

BUAD 492

Business Internship

3

International Business, B.B.A.

International business is the current growth area for most organizations: large and small firms, not-for-profit organizations, and the public sector. Students wishing to maximize both their career options and their promotional opportunities in management, marketing, and finance while enjoying the opportunities of travel and cross-cultural activities will find that the more familiar they are with the international arena of business the more likely they will find career satisfaction.

BUAD 452

International Finance

3

BUAD 453

Cross-Cultural Studies

3

BUAD 454

International Management

3

MKTG 452

International Marketing

3

Electives

9

Total:

21

Electives to be selected from the following courses

BUAD 251

Project Management

3

BUAD 311

Business Law

3

BUAD 317

Business Communication

3

BUAD 372

Human Resource Management

3

*BUAD 492

Business Internship or

Intermediate-Level Language

3

*HIST 312/GEOG 317

Historical and Political Geography

3

HIST/POLS 320

American International Relations

3

* can be satisfied by at least 1 semester of ACA

Management, B.B.A.

This concentration provides education and training in theoretical and applied management principles and functions for students desiring a management career in for-profit, not-for-profit, and governmental entities.

BUAD 317

Business Communication

3

BUAD 372

Human Resource Management

3

BUAD 423

Organizational Behavior

3

BUAD 454

International Management

3

BUAD 461

Management Information Systems

3

Electives

6

Total:

21

Electives to be selected from the following courses

ACCT 315

Intermediate Accounting I

4

ACCT 316

Intermediate Accounting II

4

ACCT 317

Cost Accounting

3

BUAD 250

Project Management and Leadership

1

BUAD 251

Project Management

3

BUAD 311

Business Law

3

BUAD 453

Cross-Cultural Studies

3

BUAD 492

Business Internship

3

COMM 233

Interpersonal Communication

3

MKTG 241

Public Relations

3

Marketing, B.B.A.

The marketing concentration within the BBA prepares students to meet the marketing challenges of today's organizations. Hands-on projects are used to encourage creativity and build marketing skills. Students completing this academic option will be prepared for job opportunities in advertising, sales, e-commerce, product line management, new product development, and customer relationship management.

MKTG 241

Public Relations

3

MKTG 303

E-Commerce & Web Site Design

3

MKTG 350

Consumer Behavior

3

MKTG 351

Advertising

3

MKTG 443

Marketing Research

3

MKTG 452

International Marketing

3

Electives

3

Total:

21

Electives to be selected from the following courses

BUAD 250

Project Management and Leadership

1

BUAD 251

Project Management

3

BUAD 311

Business Law

3

BUAD 453

Cross-Cultural Studies

3

COMM 247

Publication Design

3

COMM 248

Digital Graphic Design

3

COMM 335

Persuasion

3

COMM 343

Visual Communication

3

MKTG 237

Video Production

3

MKTG 442

Applied Public Relations and Advertising

3

MKTG 492

Business Internship

3

B.B.A. Dual Concentration

For a dual concentration (ex. Management/Marketing) the student must declare a dual concentration as part of their BBA degree. A minimum of 21 credit hours is required for each concentration. The student must understand that with the additional credit hours, graduation time may be extended. Only required concentration courses will be allowed to overlap between the two concentrations. A course taken as part of one of the concentration's required courses cannot be used as an elective choice in the other concentration. Planning the two concentrations must be done with the aid of the student's advisor.

Business, B.S.

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business prepares students with the skills necessary to meet today's business demands and those for the future. This general business curriculum develops the breadth of management, interpersonal, and professional skills required to advance in today's complex business world. Students can focus their electives in areas as finance, accounting, marketing, human resources, or a second major that meets their professional goals and needs. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing entry-level business positions or seeking to advance their careers in a variety of business functions and settings.

ACCT 211

Accounting Principles I

3

BUAD 203

Research in Business

1

BUAD 301

Principles of Management

3

BUAD 302

Advanced Software Applications

3

BUAD 321

Business Finance

3

BUAD 460

Ethics and Business Social Responsibility

3

BUAD 472

Business Policies and Strategies (Capstone)

3

MKTG 343

Principles of Marketing

3

ECON 211

Macroeconomics

3

ECON 212

Microeconomics

3

Electives

9

Total:

37

Electives will be business classes selected with the aid of the student's advisor

Business and Computer Information Systems, B.S.

Students who wish to pursue this program must make formal application both to the Department of Business Administration and the Department of Computer Science.

Business Courses:

ACCT 211

Accounting Principles I

3

BUAD 203

Research in Business

1

BUAD 301

Principles of Management

3

BUAD 321

Business Finance

3

BUAD 460

Ethics and Business Social Responsibility

3

BUAD 472

Business Policies and Strategies (Capstone)

3

ECON 211

Macroeconomics

3

ECON 212

Microeconomics

3

MKTG 343

Principles of Marketing

3

Electives

12

Subtotal:

37

Electives to be selected from the following courses

ACCT 212

Accounting Principles II

3

BUAD 311

Business Law

3

BUAD 317

Business Communication

3

BUAD 372

Human Resource Management

3

BUAD 392

Business Internship

3

BUAD 423

Organizational Behavior

3

BUAD 452

International Finance

3

BUAD 453

Cross Cultural Communication

3

BUAD 460

Ethics and Business Social Responsibility

3

BUAD 491

Money & Banking

3

ECON 211

Macroeconomics or

ECON 212

Microeconomics

3

MKTG 303

E-Commerce & Webpage Design

3

Computer Information Systems Courses:

CSIS 110, 111

Principles of Computer in Programming I, II

6

CSIS 125

Discrete Structures I

3

CSIS 201

Information Literacy for CS Majors

1

CSIS 211

Data Structures & Algorithms

3

CSIS 215

Object-Oriented Programming C++

3

CSIS 225

Discrete Structures II

3

CSIS 245

Introduction to LAN Technology

4

CSIS 303

E-Commerce and Web Site Design

3

CSIS 315

Application Development for Event-Driven GUI Applications

3

CSIS 360

Operating Systems

3

CSIS 445

Internetwork Architectures

3

CSIS 450

Principles of Database Design

3

CSIS 490

Software Engineering

3

Subtotal:

41

Required Cognates:

MATH 241

Intro to Probability and Statistics

3

COMM 115

Discussion Techniques

3

Total:

82

Sports and Fitness Management, B.S.

Business Courses:

ACCT 211

Accounting Principles I

3

BUAD 301

Principles of Management

3

BUAD 321

Business Finance

3

BUAD 372

Human Resource Management

3

BUAD 472

Business Policies and Strategies

3

ECON 211

Macroeconomics or

ECON 212

Microeconomics

3

MKTG 343

Principle of Marketing

3

Total:

21

Kinesiology Courses:

KINA 115

Resistance Training

1

KINT 252

ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

3

KINT 354

NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

3

KINT 450

Administration of Kinesiology

3

KINT 452

ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist

3

KINT 485

Internship

6

Total:

19

Degree Total:

54

Required Cognates:

BIOL 101, 102

Anatomy & Physiology I,II

8

COMM 115

Discussion Techniques

3

MATH 241

Intro to Probability and Statistics

3

Minor in Accounting

ACCT 211

Accounting Principles I

3

ACCT 212

Accounting Principles II

3

ACCT 315

Intermediate Accounting I

4

ACCT 316

Intermediate Accounting II

4

ACCT

Electives upper division

4

Total:

18

Minor in Business

ACCT 211

Accounting Principles I

3

ACCT 212

Accounting Principles II

3

ECON 211

Macroeconomics or

ECON 212

Microeconomics

3

BUAD 301

Principles of Management

3

BUAD

Electives (upper division)

6

Total:

18

Minor in Finance

ACCT 211

Accounting Principles I

3

ECON 211

Macroeconomics

3

BUAD 321

Business Finance

3

BUAD 433

Investment Principles

3

BUAD 452

International Finance

3

Elective

6

Total:

18

Electives to be selected from the following courses

BUAD 383

Finance Theory and Structure

3

BUAD 422

Portfolio Management

3

BUAD 491

Money & Banking

3