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BBA in General Business

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General Education Pre-Business Requirements

G1. Composition

  • ENG 100, 100T, or ESL 100, 100T Expository Writing, with a "C" or better

G3. Quantitative Reasoning

  • One MATH course numbered 104F, 115, 205 or higher, with "C" or better
  • QBA 260 Business Statistics, with "C" or better (Prerequisite: CoBE Computer Competency Examination and one MATH course numbered 104F, 115, 205 or higher)

G6. Social Sciences

  • One class from ANTH, PSY, or SOC with "C" or better

Note: All remaining General Education Requirements must also be met.

Pre Business Core Requirements

Each Pre-Business core course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

  • ACC 201 Financial Accounting
  • ACC 202 Managerial Accounting (Prerequisite: ACC 201)
  • BUS 240 Business Law (Prerequisite: Sophomore standing)
  • BUS 290 Critical Thinking
  • COM 251 Public Speaking
  • ECON 130 Introduction to Microeconomics (Prerequisite: one MATH course numbered 104F, 115, 205 or higher)
  • ECON 131 Introduction to Macroeconomics (Prerequisite: ECON 130)
  • Either:
    • ECON 300 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (Prerequisite: ECON 131)
    • ECON 340 Money and Banking (Prerequisite: ECON 131)
  • ENG 287 Rhetoric
  • QBA 260 Business Statistics (Prerequisite: one MATH course numbered 104F, 115, 205 or higher)

Professional Business Core Requirements

Each Business core course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

  • MGT 300 Management, Organizations, and Human Behavior (Prerequisite: ENG 209, COM 251, and BUS 290)
  • MGT 333 International Business Management (Prerequisite: ECON 130, BUS 290, and MGT 300)
  • MKT 310 Principles of Marketing (Prerequisite: ECON 130, ACC 202, and BUS 290)
  • FIN 320 Principles of Business Finance (Prerequisite: ACC 201, BUS 290, and one MATH course numbered 104F, 115, 205 or higher)
  • QBA 300 Operations Management (Prerequisite: QBA 260, BUS 290)
  • QBA 362 Management Information Systems
  • MGT 423 Business and Society (Prerequisite: BUS 240 and MGT 300)
  • MGT 490 Strategic Management (Prerequisite: BUS 290, MGT 300, MKT 310, FIN 320, QBA 300, and Senior standing)

General Business Major Concentrations

General Business students may select one of the following three areas of specialization for the remainder of their business coursework. Each concentration consists of six (6) courses and has choices in the area of concentration, as well as some unrestricted business electives. The concentrations are:

  • Finance Concentration
    • FIN 321 Investment and Security Analysis
    • FIN 322 Corporate Finance
    • FIN Elective
    • FIN Elective
    • ACC, BUS, FIN, MGT, MKT,QBA, TOUR Elective
    • ACC, BUS,  ECON, FIN, MGT, MKT,QBA, TOUR Elective
  • Management Concentration
    • Six courses chosen from at least three of the following: ACC, BUS,  FIN, MGT, MKT,QBA, TOUR; or, one from ECON. No more than two courses from any one of the above disciplines.
  • Marketing Concentration
    • MKT 311 Marketing Management
    • MKT 315 Consumer Behavior
    • MKT 319 Marketing Research
    • MKT or TOUR Elective
    • ACC, BUS, FIN, MGT, MKT,QBA, TOUR Elective
    • ACC, BUS,  ECON, FIN, MGT, MKT,QBA, TOUR Elective

Notes:

  1. No more than 60 semester hours in business topics may be applied to any B.B.A. degree.
  2. At least 24 semester hours of upper-division (300–400-level) Business Administration coursework applied to any B.B.A. degree must be earned at UH Hilo.

 

Rev. 9/13/13