Business, General

Degree:Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.)
Major:General Business
Department:Building 76A, Room 309
CIP Code:52.0101
Semester Hours Required For Degree: 120

The B.S.B.A. in General Business is an included program in the University's accreditation by AACSB International.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degree with a major in General Business prepares students for the world of business, which increasingly demands that business graduates have cross functional abilities. The General Business major builds abilities across multiple business disciplines, including Management, Marketing, and Finance/Economics, thus providing broad abilities in the context of managing modern businesses. The orientation of the major is towards effective management of resources, adoption of market orientation, and understanding of financial and/or economic implications of management decisions.

Program Requirements

In addition to the university’s general requirements, students seeking the B.S.B.A. in General Business must meet the requirements listed below. A minimum course grade of "C" is required in all College of Business prerequisites and courses.

Students should consult with their academic advisor for courses which may satisfy both the General Education requirements and common prerequisites.

General Education

In addition to the General Education requirements listed on this page, students must satisfy all additional University requirements, including the Gordon Rule, multicultural, and foreign language requirements. With appropriate planning and coordination with an academic advisor, students may satisfy some of the general University requirements through the General Education curriculum. For a complete listing of general degree requirements, refer to the "Graduation and General Degree Requirements" section of this catalog.

General Education Curriculum:

General Business majors should take the following courses to satisfy components of the General Education curriculum courses:

Basic Communication Skills
Elements of Statistics
Calculus with Business Applications
Social Sciences3
Principles of Economics Macro

Common Prerequisites

State mandated common prerequisites must be completed prior to graduation, but are not required for admission to the program. See the Common Prerequisite Manual for course substitutions from Florida colleges and universities.

ACG 2021Principles of Financial Accounting3
ACG 2071Principles of Managerial Accounting3
CGS 2570Personal Computer Applications3
ECO 2013Principles of Economics Macro *3
ECO 2023Principles of Economics Micro3
MAC 2233Calculus with Business Applications *3
STA 2023Elements of Statistics *3
Total Hours21

Indicates common prerequisites which can be used to satisfy General Education requirements

Lower Division Electives

Students must complete sufficient 1000/2000 level electives to complete at least 60 semester hours in the lower division. Current UWF students may use elective courses at any level (1000-4000) to meet this elective requirement.3-12
Total Hours3-12