ACADEMIC MAP
Business Administration, General Business concentration ( B.S.B.A / GEN. BUS.)

Semester 1

COURSE CR COMMENTS
GBUS 101 : INTRO TO BUSINESS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
ECON 202 : MACROECONOMICS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
: QUANTITATIVE REASONING ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
: WRITING AND RHETORIC ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
: PEOPLE AND THEIR WORLDS ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
COLL 101 : ORIENTATION TO COLLEGE 1 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 16

Semester 2

COURSE CR COMMENTS
: WRITING AND RHETORIC ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
: HUMAN COMMUNICATION AND INTERACTION ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
BTEC 275 : ADVANCED BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
ECON 201 : MICROECONOMICS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
MATH 211 : STATISTICS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
TOTAL: 15

Semester 3

COURSE CR COMMENTS
AESTHETICS, CREATIVITY, AND APPRECIATION : 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
: SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY ELECTIVE 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ACCT 201 : PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING 1 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
MGMT 220 : PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
TOTAL: 13

Semester 4

COURSE CR COMMENTS
: SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY ELECTIVE 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
GBUS 240 : ASSOCIATE DEGREE CAPSTONE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ACCT 202 : PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUTNING 2 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
GBUS 202 : BUSINESS COMMUNICATION 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
MKTG 230 : PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
TOTAL: 16

Semester 5

COURSE CR COMMENTS
: UPPER LEVEL BUSINESS ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 300 or 400 level
GBUS 300 : MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
GBUS 310 : BUSINESS LAW 1 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
FIN 340 : PRIN OF BUSINESS FINANCE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
MGMT 322 : ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 15

Semester 6

COURSE CR COMMENTS
: PEOPLE AND THEIR WORLDS ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ACCT 331 : MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING OR ACCT 432 COST ACCOUNTING 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
GBUS 304 : ADVANCED EXCEL 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
GBUS 325 : QUANTITATIVE BUSINESS ANALYSIS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
MGMT 333 : HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 15

Semester 7

COURSE CR COMMENTS
GBUS 405 : GLOBAL BUSINESS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
ECON 320 : MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS OR ECON 331 FINANCIAL ECON 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
: UPPER-DIVISION BUSINESS ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 300 or 400 level
TOTAL: 9

Semester 8

COURSE CR COMMENTS
: UPPER LEVEL BUSINESS ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 300 or 400 level
GBUS 440 : BUSINESS POLICY CAPSTONE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
MKTG 401 : MARKETING RESEARCH 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
GBUS 415 : MANAGERIAL BUSINESS ETHICS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
: UPPER-DIVISION MARKETING ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences 300 or 400 level Marketing course
TOTAL: 15

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in General Business (BSBA Gen Bus)
gives students a strong background in the functional areas of business. Graduates will be prepared to work in a variety of environments including corporate management, retail, or government.

MILESTONE COURSE:

These courses are the keys to graduation. Courses should be taken in the recommended semesters to stay on time for completion.

FIELD/CLINICAL COURSE:

CAREER PLANNING:

As you get ready for your last year before graduation, visit Career Services to write your resume, plan your job search, and learn how to have a successful interview. Students interested in the BS should apply for the program in their final semester of the AS program, which should be the 4th semester.

CAPSTONE COURSE:

The capstone is a semester-long capstone project that prepares you for the workforce by perfecting your resume, assessing student learning outcomes, and preparing a portfolio of student work. Apply for admission to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration before midterm during the fourth semester.

ELECTIVES: Business electives may be chosen from courses with the following pre-fixes: ACCT, BTEC, ECON, ENT, FIN, GBUS, MGMT, MKTG. Upper-division courses are those that are numbered 300 or higher. For assistance in choosing electives, please see your academic advisor.

CONCURRENT COURSES:


ADMISSION TO PROGRAM


CERTIFICATION:

GPA REQUIREMENTS

*- GEN ED 2.00
**- COMMON PROFESSIONAL COMPONENT 2.25 BEYOND 2.50

PRACTICUM and SEMINAR

2+2 with WVU Parkersburg
CAREER LADDER:

Students should average 15 credit hours per semester, or 30 per year, to graduate on time.

TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
114

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Graduation Requirements:

 

 
Foundational Learning Courses (FLCs):

To ensure breadth and depth as students meet these broad education goals, the curriculum focuses on six academic “strands.”

Aesthetics,
Creativity, and
Appreciation
Human
Communication
and Interaction 
People and
Their Worlds
 Quantitative
Reasoning 
Scientific InquiryWriting and
Rhetoric

 ART-101

 ART-111

 ENGL-131

 ENGL-132

 ENGL-221

 ENGL-222

 ENGL-241

 ENGL-242

 ENGL-257

 ENGL-261

 ENGL-262

 ENGL-285

 MUSI-170

 THEA-101

 COMM-105

 COMM-111

 COMM-112

 COMM-202

 ECON-201

 ECON-202

 GEOG-102

 HIST-101

 HIST-102

 HIST-152

 HIST-153

 HIST-250

 PHIL-111

 PHIL-150

 PHIL-231

 POLS-101

 POLS-102

 PSYC-101
 
 PSYC-241

 SOC-101

 SOC-107

 SOC-221

 MATH-120

 MATH-125

 MATH-126

 MATH-211

 ASTR-106
 BIOL-101

 BIOL-102

 BIOL-103

 BIOL-104

 BIOL-107

 BIOL-108

 BIOL-109

 BIOL-115

 BIOL-117

 BIOL-171

 CHEM-111

 CHEM-115

 CHEM-116

 GEOL-101

 GEOL-102

 GEOL-103

 GEOL-104

 GEOL-105

 PSCI-101

 PSCI-111

 PSCI-112

 PHYS-101

 PHYS-102
 
PHYS-111

 ENGL-101

 ENGL-102

 ENGL-107

 



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