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Business Administration Major (BADM)

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Required: 122 semester hours, to include at least 36 hours at or above the 300 course level

Available Concentrations and AOS Codes:
Business Studies, U331
Online Business Studies, U338
Entrepreneurship/Small Business, U337
Human Resources, U326

General Program Requirements

  1. Formal admission to Business Administration:
    1. Successful completion of ACC 201, 202; CST 105; ECO 201, 202, 250; ENG 101 or FMS 115 or RCO 101, ENG 102 or other approved ENG course; ISM 110, 280; MAT 120 or 191
    2. A cumulative GPA of at least 2.0
  2. Grades of C or better in courses used to meet concentration requirements
  3. 122 s.h.
  4. At least 50 percent of the business semester hours required for the degree must be earned at UNCG

Additional University Admission Requirements for Online Business Studies concentration:

  1. Completion of thirty (30) s.h. or more of transferable college credit from a regionally accredited institution
  2. Minimum overall and transferable GPA of 2.0 as calculated by UNCG
  3. Eligible to return to last institution attended

 

I General Education Core Requirements (GEC)

See complete GEC requirements and approved course listings for all categories.

Core Category

S.H.

Students may select courses for:

 

Literature (GLT)

3

Fine Arts (GFA)

3

Historical Perspectives on Western Culture (GHP)

3

Natural Sciences (GNS)
one must be a laboratory course; each must have a different departmental prefix

6–7

 

 

Department specifies courses for:

 

One additional GLT, GFA, or GPR course
or foreign language XXX 203B (e.g., SPA 203B) or equivalent

3

Mathematics (GMT)
MAT 120 or 191

3

Philosophical, Religious, Ethical Principles (GPR)
PHI 361

3

Reasoning and Discourse (GRD)
ENG 101 or FMS 115 or RCO 101, and CST 105

6

Social and Behavioral Sciences (GSB)
ECO 201 and 202

6

 

II General Education Marker Requirements

See details and courses. It is possible to meet all GE Marker Requirements while completing the GE Core requirements or courses required by the major/ concentration.

Students may select courses for:

Global/Global Non-Western Perspectives (GL/GN)
four (4) courses carrying GL/GN markers: 3–6 s.h. (1–2 courses) of the same foreign language depending upon placement; 2–3 additional GL/GN courses, one of which must carry the GN marker

One Speaking Intensive (SI) Course
In addition to this SI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second SI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements that is taught as Speaking Intensive.

One Writing Intensive (WI) Course
In addition to this WI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second WI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements that is taught as Writing Intensive.

 

III Major and Related Area Requirements

  1. ACC 201, 202; BUS 105A2; CST 1051; ECO 2011, 2021, 250, 3001; ENG 1011, ENG 102 or other approved ENG course; FIN 315; ISM 110, 280; MAT 1201 or 1911; MGT 3011, 3091, 312, 330, 491; MKT 320; SCM 302
  2. Nine (9) s.h. of a foreign language; see Foreign Language Requirements for details.

1MAT 120 or 191 fulfills GMT; ENG 101 or CST 105 fulfill GRD; ECO 201 and 202 fulfill GSB; ECO 300, MGT 301, and foreign language fulfill 9–12 hrs of GL/GN requirement; MGT 309 fulfills major WI and SI requirements; CST 105 fulfills SI requirement outside major.

2BUS 105A is for students entering UNCG as freshmen and must be taken during the first two semesters of enrollment. Students are encouraged to take BUS 105A during their first semester if space is available.

IV Additional Concentration Requirements

Students should select one of the concentrations listed below:

Business Studies

is comprised of 21 semester hours as approved by the Bryan School Undergraduate Student Services or approved by the faculty advisor. At least 15 hours are to be at the 300-level or above. No more than 9 hours may be outside of the Department. All approved courses must address a career profile. Career profiles, planned by the BSUSS and the Department of Business Administration, are available to guide the student and the advisor. In cooperation with the student, the faculty advisor or a member of BSUSS can develop a new career profile or modify an existing career profile. Career profiles will be reviewed by the Department on an annual basis.

Online Business Studies

is comprised of 21 semester hours as approved by Bryan School Undergraduate Student Services or by the Online Program advisor. At least 15 s.h. are to be at the 300 level or above. No more than nine (9) s.h. may be outside of the department. Online Business Studies accepts ENG 103 as "other approved ENG course" (see General Program Requirements, 1.a. above).

Entrepreneurship/Small Business

BUS 450; MGT 470; MKT 327, 403, and two of the following: MGT 313, 375, 409, 475, 4931; MKT 325, 326, 422, 424, 4931.

1 Only one of the honors courses may be applied to this concentration (MGT 493 or MKT 493).

Human Resources

MGT 313, 315, 414, 475; and any two of the following: BUS 328, 450; MGT 314, 317, 318, 354, 375, 493, 499.

V Electives

Electives sufficient to complete 122 total semester hours required for the degree.

Continuation Requirements

Students who have been admitted to the Business Administration Major must be in good academic standing at UNCG, must maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA, and must make a grade of C or better in the course work required for their concentration.