A major in Business Administration offers preparation for general business careers for students who do not wish to choose a specific area of study in business. These students take a major that combines courses in management, marketing, economics, finance, and business law.
Typical career positions for students who choose Business Administration as a major include owners of small businesses, administrative employees in banks/financial institutions, retail managers, and sales representatives.
Additional Courses or Qualities of Benefit for Majors:
Additional skills that are important for business administration majors include: computer skills, communication skills, ability to think creatively, ability to work well with people. Some courses that may help students to strengthen these skills include: INFS 2200, PSY 1410, SOC 1010, PHIL 2110, SOC 3950, BMOM 4510, COMM 2200, and BUAD 4000.
Business Administration Major Requirements (2013-2014 Catalog) (24 hours):
1. Financial Analysis (Choose one course):
2. Management (Six hours are required with 3 hours from Group 1 and 3 hours from Group 2)
Group 1 MGMT courses include:
Group 2 MGMT courses include:
3. Marketing (Choose two Electives)
4. Business Environment (Choose one course from each group)
NOTE: *BUAD Majors must also take ECON 4570 Managerial Economics and FIN 3810 Investments or FIN 4110 Managerial Finanace to fulfill the required Minor in Economics and Finance.
For the required program including general studies requirements, please see the Department of Management and Marketing section of the MTSU Undergraduate Catalog.*
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