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Business Administration Major

The Business Administration Program at The College at Brockport leads to a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. At the School of Business Administration and Economics, we continually assess student learning in an effort to help our students excel academically and to reach their full potential. One such way that we ensure student success has been through the implementation of, and adherence to, a set of learning goals for each degree.

Students majoring in Business Administration must complete all College general education requirements plus four groups of business-related courses as follows:

  1. Entrance requirements for major
  2. Corequisite courses
  3. Business core courses
  4. Management Specialty

Students without significant work experience are strongly encouraged to also complete at least one internship experience. Minimal course grade and program admissions standards apply.

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration*

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR (21 credits)
Must have 2.5 avg, C- min in any one course to declare major.
CIS 106 End User Computing 3
ACC 281 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
ACC 282 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
ECN 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECN 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECN 204 Introduction to Statistics 3

MTH 201or 221

Calculus or Business Calculus

3
COREQUISITE COURSES (7 credits)
Min grade of C- required in each course.
ENG 302 Business Writing 3
ECN 304 Intermediate Statistics 3

BUS 389

Business Careers Seminar

1

BUSINESS CORE COURSES (21 credits)
Min grade of C- required in each course.

BUS 325 Principles of Finance 3
BUS 335 Principles of Marketing 3
BUS 345 International Business Environment 3
BUS 366 Organizational Behavior 3
BUS 375 Business Law I 3
BUS 378 Business, Government, and Society 3
BUS 475 Strategic Management 3

MANAGEMENT SPECIALTY AREA COURSES (16 credits)

Min grade of C- required in each course.  
BUS 260 Professional Skills and Acumen 1
BUS 317  Management Information Systems  3
BUS 461  Production Operations and Management  3
BUS 465  Human Resources Management  3
Students must complete two additional courses from a prescribed list. Students are encouraged to work closely with their faculty advisor in selecting these two remaining specialty courses. 6
Total Number of Credit Hours 65

* Note: To satisfy degree requirements for the B.S. in Business Administration, students must: (1) earn a cumulative GPA of 2.5, with no grade lower than C-, in entrance requirements for the major, to guarantee admission to the program; others may be admitted at the discretion of the Department of Business Administration and Economics on a space-available basis. (2) Earn a grade of at least C- in all entrance requirements for the major, corequisites, business core and specialty courses. (3) Earn an overall GPA of 2.0 in all courses used to satisfy the entrance requirements, corequisites, business core and specialty courses.  For complete details, please see the college catalog.

Last Updated 3/4/14