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College Graduation Requirements

The degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) may be conferred upon a student by recommendation of the faculty and upon the satisfactory completion of a minimum of 123 semester hours of credit with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 overall and in the major. A minimum of 123 credit hours will be earned in the following four requirement categories:  

University Core Curriculum Requirements 
Fox School of Business and Management lower and upper division Requirements 
Major requirements

University Core Curriculum

Fox School of Business and Management Requirements 

Lower Division Foundation Requirements

Business Courses        
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Accounting 0001 Principles of Accounting I 3  
Accounting 0002 Principles of Accounting II 3  
Human Resource Management 0083 Organization and Management 3  
Law and Business C001 Law in Society 3 IN
Marketing 0081 Introduction to Marketing 3  
Risk Management and Insurance 0001 Introduction to Risk Management 3  
Subtotal     18  
Non-Business courses      
Computer and Information Sciences C055 Computers and Applications 4 SB
Economics C051 Macroeconomic Principles 3 IN
Economics C052 Microeconomic Principles 3 IN
Strategic & Organizational Communication 0065 Public Speaking 3  
Statistics* C011 Basic Quantitative Foundations for Business & Economics I 3 QA
Statistics C012 Basic Quantitative Foundations for Business & Economics II 3 QB
Statistics C021 Statistical Methods and Concepts 3 QB
Statistics 0022 Selected Statistical Topics 3  
Subtotal     25  
*Higher level QA & QB courses may be recommended depending on the mathematics placement score
or the student's intended major. Actuarial Science majors should refer to the math courses listed under
the Actuarial Science major description.
Note: In order to graduate, a grade of C- or better must be obtained in all FSBM lower division requirements.  

Upper Division Foundation Requirements (limited to juniors and seniors)

Business Courses        
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Business  Administration 0100 Professional Development Strategies 1  
Business Aministration 0215 Business, Society and Ethics 3  
Finance 0101 Introduction to Financial Markets 3  
Finance 0103 Principles of Financial Management 3  
Management Science/Operations Management 0105 Operations Management 3  
Business Administration W361 Business Policies (graduating seniors only) 3 WI
Subtotal     16  

Major Requirements

Twelve business courses (34 s.h.) and eight non-business courses (25 s.h.) are required as part of the lower- and upper-division foundation requirements for the B.B.A. program. In addition, a minimum of nine business courses must be completed in the major, which is comprised of 1) required major courses, 2) one information technology course, 3) an international course, 4) one 200+ Economics course, 5) and business electives.

NOTE: Many upper-division foundation courses and major courses have prerequisites. Some of these prerequisites also include grade requirements. Students are required to meet all prerequisites. The School reserves the right to de-enroll students from courses when prerequisites have not been met. Prerequisites will be strictly enforced. The majority of the major course work, as well as all prerequisites, must be completed prior to taking the capstone course for the major. Students not meeting the requirements for the courses they enroll in may be de-enrolled from those courses. You can review course descriptions at


Free electives: Students who have satisfied all of the requirements listed above may need to take additional credits to achieve the 123 credit minimum required for graduation. These credits may be taken in either business or non-business courses.

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