Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing Program Requirements

  1. Major Prerequisites (Outlined Below): 60 credit hours
  2. Prerequisite Requirements: 22 credit hours
  3. System Wide and Institutional General Education Requirements: 30 credit hours
  4. Electives: 6 credit hours
  5. Proficiency Exam (must be completed after 48 credit hours)

The Beacom School of Business has additional requirements for graduation, including, but not limited to, ENGL 205: Business Writing OR another USD approved advanced composition course and a Senior Research Paper, the 50% rule, graduate requirements, credit limitations, and assessments.  Please see the University of South Dakota's Beacom School of Business Undergraduate Catalog section for more information.  If you have questions, concerning degree requirements, please consult with your academic advisor and/or the staff in the Beacom School of Business Student Services Center.

Requirements Prior to Enrollment in Upper-Level Business Classes (22 credit hours):

Course/No.
Course Title: 
Site
Rotation
ACCT 210
Principles of Accounting I (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Every Semester
ACCT 211
Principles of Accounting II (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Every Semester
BADM 101
Survey of Business (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Every Fall and Spring
BADM 220
Business Statistics (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Online
Every Semester (DSU)
Every Fall and Spring
ECON 201
Principles of Microeconomics (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Online
Every Semester (DSU)
Every Summer and Fall
ECON 202
Principles of Macroeconomics (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Online
Every Semester (DSU)
Every Spring and Summer
MATH 121
Survey of Calculus* (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Online
Every Semester (DSU)
Every Summer and Fall

*Or other approved Calculus course


Marketing Major Courses (55 credit hours required):

Must be admitted to the major to proceed

Course/No.
Course Title
Site
Rotation
BADM 310
Business Finance (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Every Spring
BADM 321
Business Statistics II (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Online
Every Fall and Spring (DSU)
Every Spring and Summer
BADM 323
Information Systems for Business Professionals (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Every Fall
BADM 350
Legal Environment of Business (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Online
Every Semester (DSU)
Every Summer
BADM 369
Organizational Behavior and Theory (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Every Summer
BADM 370
Marketing (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Every Fall
BADM 425
Production/Operations Management (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Every Spring
BADM 482
Business Policy & Strategy (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Every Spring
BADM 470
Marketing Planning & Strategy (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Spring Even Years
BADM 475
Consumer Behavior (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Spring Odd Years
BADM 476
Marketing Research (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Fall Even Years
  Upper-level Business Electives (2 cr.)
  Options Every Semester
  Upper-level Electives (10-12 cr.)
  Options Every Semester
  Advanced Writing Requirement (1-3 cr.)
   

Choose one of the following ECON Elective Courses:

ECON 301
Intermediate Microeconomics (3 cr.) OR
Sioux Falls
Fall 2016 - followed by every 3rd Fall
ECON 302
Intermediate Macroeconomics (3 cr.) OR
Sioux Falls
Spring 2017 - followed by every 3rd Spring
ECON 330
Money and Banking (3 cr.) OR
Sioux Falls
Fall 2015 - followed by every 3rd Fall
ECON 433
Public Finance (3 cr.) OR
Sioux Falls
Spring 2016 - followed by every 3rd Spring
ECON 451
Economics for Managers (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
Spring 2015 - followed by every 3rd Spring

Marketing Elective Courses (9 credit hours required):

Course/No.
Course Title
Site
Rotation
BADM 471 Marketing Management (3 cr.) Sioux Falls *
BADM 474 Personal Selling (3 cr.) Sioux Falls *
BADM 477 Marketing Channels Management (3 cr.) Sioux Falls *
BADM 481
Promotions Management (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
 *
BADM 487
International Case Studies (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
 *
BADM 490 OR
Seminar OR
Sioux Falls
 *
  Upper-level Elective on Marketing topic (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls
 *

 *The Marketing Elective courses are on a special rotation.  One elective will be offered every odd fall and every summer.

Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) - Marketing Program Total: 120 credit hours

For more information about USD's Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing program offered at University Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., visit SDUniversityCenter.org or contact University Center at 605-367-5640 or by e-mail at info@sduniversitycenter.org.