BBA in General Business

General Education Pre-Business Requirements

G1. Composition

  • ENG 100 Composition I (3), ENG 100T Composition with Tutorial (3), ESL 100 Composition/Nonnative Speakers (3), or ESL 100T Composition/Non-nativeTutorial (3), with a "C" or better

G3. Quantitative Reasoning

  • One MATH course numbered 125, 135, 205 or higher, with "C" or better
  • QBA 260 Business Statistics (3), with "C" or better 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 (30 credits)

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

  • ACC 201 Intro to Financial Accounting (3)
  • ACC 202 Intro to Managerial Accounting (3)
  • BUS 110 Freshmen Business Experience (3)
  • BUS 240 Business Law (3)
  • BUS 290 Critical Thinking (3)
  • ECON 130 Intro To Microeconomics (3)
  • ECON 131 Intro To Macroeconomics (3)
  • Either:
    • ECON 300 Inter Macroecon Theory (3)
    • ECON 340 Money & Banking (3)
  • ENG 209 Writing for Business (3) or ENG 287 Introduction to Rhetoric (3)
  • QBA 260 Business Statistics (3)

Transfer students may substitute BUS 100 Intro To Business (3) for BUS 110 Freshmen Business Experience (3)

Professional Business Core Requirements (24 credits)

For initial enrollment in upper division (300-400 level) Business Administration students must have:

  • Filed a formal declaration of intent to major in Business Administration by 4 weeks in advance of scheduled early registration
  • Completed 50 or more earned semester hours at the 100 level or higher
  • Attained a minimum GPA of 2.0 on work completed at UH-Hilo (transfer students meeting other requirements may be provisionally admitted during their first semester at UH-Hilo, but will be required to earn at least a 2.0 GPA on their first 12 credits at UH-Hilo for continued enrollment in upper division business courses.)
  • Successfully completed all course specific prerequisites

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

  • MGT 300 Mgt, Orgs & Human Behavior (3)
  • MGT 333 International Business Mgt (3)
  • MKT 310 Princ of Marketing (3)
  • FIN 320 Prin Bus Finance (3)
  • QBA 300 Operations Management (3)
  • QBA 362 Mgt Information Systems (3)
  • MGT 423 Business & Society (3)
  • MGT 490 Strategic Mgt (3)

BUS 290 Critical Thinking (3) may be taken concurrently with courses that require it as a prerequisite.

General Business Major Concentrations (18 credits)

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. Each of the six concentration courses must be completed with a "C" or better. The concentrations are:

  • Economics Concentration (18 credits)

    • Microeconomic Requirement (choose one)
      • ECON 301 Inter Microecon Theory (3)
      • ECON 302 Managerial Economics (3)
    • Macroeconomic Requirement (choose one of the below if not used for Pre-Business requirement)
      • ECON 300 Inter Macroecon Theory (3)
      • ECON 340 Money & Banking (3)
    • Quantitative Requirement (choose one of the below)
      • ECON 390 Econometrics (3)
      • ECON 430 Quantitative Forecasting (3)
    • Global Economic Requirement (choose one of the below)
      • ECON 360 International Trade & Welfare (3)
      • ECON 361 International Finance (3)
      • ECON 414 Global Topics in Game Theory (3)
    • Applied Economics Requirement (choose one of the below)
      • ECON 310 Economic Development (3)
      • ECON 370 Government Finance (3)
      • ECON 380 Natural Resource Env Eco (3)
    • Economic Elective (3) any one upper-division Economics course not used to meet any other requirement
  • Finance Concentration (18 credits)

    • FIN 321 Invest & Secur Analysis (3)
    • FIN 322 Corporate Finance (3)
    • FIN Elective
    • FIN Elective
    • ACC, BUS, FIN, MGT, MKT, QBA, TOUR Elective
    • ACC, BUS, ECON, FIN, MGT, MKT, QBA, TOUR Elective
  • Health Care Management Concentration (18 credits, minimum 12 at the 300-400 level) Students should take no more than two courses from each subject area. Courses to choose from include:

    • ANTH 415 Medical Anth (3)
    • ANTH 463 Global Health in Evol Perspect (3)
    • COM 241 Health, Culture and Diversity (3)
    • COM 430 Health Communication (3)
    • NURS 350 Transcultural Care & Hlth Prom (3)
    • NURS 359 Foundation of Health Promotion (3)
    • NURS 370 Transcultural Health Care (3)
    • NURS 372 Spirituality in Health Care (3)
    • NURS 373 Gerontological Health Care (3)
    • SOC 360 Health Care Policy (3)
    • PHIL 323 Professional Ethics (3)
    • PHIL 327 Bioethics (3)
    • PSY 320 Developmental Psy (3)
    • PSY 380 Health Psychology (3)
  • Management Concentration (18 credits)

    • 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 (18 credits)

    • MKT 311 Marketing Management (3)
    • MKT 315 Consumer Behavior (3)
    • MKT 319 Market Research (3)
    • MKT or TOUR Elective
    • ACC, BUS, FIN, MGT, MKT, QBA, TOUR Elective
    • ACC, BUS, ECON, FIN, MGT, MKT, QBA, TOUR Elective

General Electives

Additional courses required to meet the 121 credits required to graduate

Total Semester Hours Required for the B.B.A. in General Business

121 credits required.

Notes:

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