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Mr. Larry Falcetto
Associate Professor of Accounting
Interim Chair
Emporia State University
620-341-5345
lfalcett@emporia.edu

Business Administration Major Requirements

B.S. in Business: Business Administration Major 
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F = Fall
S = Spring

I. UNIVERSITY GENERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM     48-55*
           
II. BUSINESS CORE     36
     
Students have the option of selecting one of the two concentrations: Financial Services Concentration, or International Business Concentration. Or, students can take Business Administration Related Electives and select the courses they want to take. The three options and their course distribution are listed below. 
Option One:      
III.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ELECTIVES

    24
  Business Administration Related Electives      
  With advisor approval, the student must select two courses (300 and above) from four of the eight disciplines: AC, BC, BE, BU, FI, IS, MG, MK.      
           
IV. ELECTIVES (9-16 hours required)     9-16
  Electives must include a minimum of 11 hours of non-business courses. Non-business courses may include an additional 3 hours of economics and/or statistics.
  * If a student takes Personal Finance (BU 241) for a general education requirement and does not take an economics course as three hours of the business administration electives, then fourteen elective hours must be non-business courses.  
TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION     124
       
Option Two:      
III.

FINANCIAL SERVICES CONCENTRATION COURSES REQUIRED

    24
 

Finance Courses Required

  12   
 

Four finance courses (300 and above) will be chosen (no substitutions), which must include:

     
  FI 448  Financial Institutions    
  FI 449  Investment Analysis    
  Complementary Courses from other disciplines   12  
  One course (300 or above) will be selected from each of four of the following six disciplines: AC, BC, BU, IS, MG, MK.      
           
IV. ELECTIVES (9-16 hours required)     9-16
  Electives must include a minimum of 11 hours of non-business courses. Non-business courses may include an additional 3 hours of economics and/or statistics.
  * If a student takes Personal Finance (BU 241) for a general education requirement and does not take an economics course as three hours of the business administration electives, then eleven elective hours must be non-business courses.  
TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION     124
       
Option Three:      
III.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS

    37
  International Business Concentration Required Courses   12   
  BU 550  Legal Environment of Int'l Business 3    
  FI 433 International Finance 3    
  MG 433 International Management 3    
  MK 433 International Marketing 3    
  Complementary Courses from other disciplines   12  
  One course (300 or above) will be selected from each of the following disciplines: BU, FI, MG, MK.      
  Two semesters of foreign language   10  
  Five (5) hours should be used to meet General Education cultural diversity requirements.      
  Select ONE course from the following:   3  
  PO 425 Politics of Developing Areas 3    
  PO 427 Government and Politics of Latin America 3    
  SP 350 Intercultural Communication 3    
  HI 300 Topics in World History 3    
           
IV. ELECTIVES (0-3 hours required)     0-3
TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION     124

 

Courses numbered 300 or above in the School of Business are designed for upper-level students. Junior standing is a prerequisite for all courses numbered 300 or above in the School of Business. Junior standing is defined as having completed a minimum of 60 semester credit hours. Of the 124 hours required for the major, at least 62 of those hours must be completed in non-business courses