Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) Requirements - 120 Credit Hours

 Major Requirements (outlined below) 60 credit hours
Prerequisite Requirements  22 credit hours
System Wide and Institutional General Education Requirements 30 credit hours
Electives 30 credit hours
Proficiency Exam (must be completed after 48 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, grade requirements, credit limitations, and assessments. Please see the School of Business section of the University of South Dakota's Undergraduate Catalog for more information. If you have questions concerning these requirements, please visit 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 Credits Offered
ACCT 210 Principles of Accounting I
3 Every Spring, Every Summer
ACCT 211 Principles of Accounting II 3 Every Summer, Every Fall
BADM 101 Survey of Business 3 Every Semester
BADM 220 Business Statistics 3 Every Fall, Every Spring
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3 Every Summer, Every Fall
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 Every Spring, Every Summer
MATH 121 Survey of Calculus* 4 Every Summer, Every Fall
*or other approved Calculus course.

 

Business Administration Major Courses (60 credit hours required - MUST be admitted to the major to proceed)

 Course/No. Course Title Credits Offered
BADM 310 Business Finance 3 Every Spring
BADM 321 Business Statistics II 3 Every Spring, Every Summer
BADM 323 Information Systems for Business Professionals 3 Every Summer
BADM 350 Legal Environment of Business 3 Every Summer
BADM 369 Organizational Behavior & Theory 3 Every Fall
BADM 370 Marketing 3 Every Fall, Every Spring
BADM 425 Production/Operations Management 3 Every Fall, Every Spring
BADM 482  Business Policy & Strategy 3 Every Spring
 Choose one of the following economics courses
 ECON 301 Intermediate Microeconomics 3 TBA
ECON 302 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3 TBA
 ECON 330 Money & Banking 3 Every Spring
 ECON 433 Public Finance 3 TBA
 ECON 441 International Trade 3 TBA
 ECON 451 Economics for Managers 3 Every Fall
 
   Upper-level Business Electives 20  
  Upper-level Electives 10-12  
  Advanced Writing Requirement 1-3