Business Administration Major: Student Designed Option (B.S.)
A Student-Designed Option in Business Administration is available for those students whose interests are not fully satisfied by any of the other currently available options in business administration. Students desiring a self-designed option must submit the application to the faculty coordinator. After the faculty coordinator's approval, the proposal must receive approval from the Paul College dean's office.
Students applying for this option will normally be expected to have a grade point average of at least 3.0.
The student-designed option in business administration shall consist of at least five Paul College courses, at least three of which shall be from the business administration departments (currently accounting and finance, decision sciences, management, and marketing).
A typical plan of study follows, showing the major-required courses. Students take 16-18 credits per semester. Discovery Program requirements (including the Inquiry requirement in the first two years) and elective courses are taken as well. Students are expected to follow this course plan. In the first three semesters, students cannot take more than two major courses in a single semester. The options have different requirements, which are provided below. For a detailed schedule/plan of study for each option, students should check with the Paul College Undergraduate Programs and Advising Office for specific recommendations.
|Business Adminsistration core requirements:|
|ADMN 400||Introduction to Business||4|
|ADMN 403||Computing Essentials for Business||1|
|ADMN 410||Management Information Systems||4|
|ADMN 420||Business Statistics||4|
|ADMN 502||Financial Accounting||4|
|ADMN 503||Managerial Accounting||4|
|ADMN 570||Introduction to Financial Management||4|
|ADMN 575||Behavior in Organizations||4|
|ADMN 580||Quantitative Decision Making||4|
|ADMN 703||Strategic Management: Decision Making 1||4|
|ECON 401||Principles of Economics (Macro)||4|
|ECON 402||Principles of Economics (Micro)||4|
|MATH 420||Finite Mathematics||4|
|or MATH 424A||Calculus for Social Sciences|
|PHIL 430||Ethics and Society||4|
|PAUL 405||Freshman Academic Experience I||1|
|PAUL 406||Freshman Academic Experience II||1|
This is the capstone course in the business administration program, and satisfies the capstone requirement of the Discovery Program.
Depending of the choice of option and the specific requirements thereof, students may be able to take PAUL or non-PAUL electives in their junior or senior year.