2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    Mar 04, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration - Management, B.S.

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Bachelor of Science Degree Business Administration

Students in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program must complete the General Studies curriculum, the Business Administration Core curriculum (39 credit hours), an 18- or 24-credit hours major and a minor consisting of 12-14 credit hours. Areas from which a major may be selected include Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Management, and Marketing. Minors are selected from among Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Information Systems, Health Services Management, Management and Marketing. Students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours in order to graduate with a baccalaureate degree.

Business Administration students who are majoring in Accounting and planning to sit for the West Virginia Certified Public Accountant examination must complete 150 hours of collegiate study. These students must take ACCT 304 Business Law for Professional Accountants ACCT 431 Auditing Principles  and either ACCT 432 Advanced Auditing  or ACCT 424 Accounting Information Systems  among their 300 and 40-level accounting electives in order to satisfy the West Virginia CPA examination requirements.

Note: Students must take at least 50% of all 300 and 400- level courses in the Business Administration Core and their major/minor areas of study within the W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business.

Total Credit Hours: 39


Business administration majors are also required to successfully complete the following courses, all of which satisfy General Studies requirements:

Total Credit Hours: 37-38

Total Credit Hours: 18

Academic Plan of Study

Semester One

Total Credit Hours: 16

Semester Two

Total Credit Hours: 16

Semester Three

Total Credit Hours: 15-16

Total Credit Hours: 15

Semester Five

Total Credit Hours: 14-15

Semester Six

Total Credit Hours: 15

Semester Seven

Total Credit Hours: 15

Semester Eight

Total Credit Hours: 13-15

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