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Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements for the Business Administration BS

The following is a complete listing of degree requirements for those seeking to earn a BS in Business Administration from Weekend/Evening College at Mount Saint Mary’s University.

For more information, please consult a Mount advisor.

Lower Division Core Requirements

Total Units in Lower Division Requirements: 27

BUS 5 Business Law I (3)
BUS 15A Accounting Principles I (3)
BUS 15B Accounting Principles II (3)
BUS 21 Essentials of Business Writing and Preparation (3)
ECO 1 Microeconomics (3)
ECO 2 Macroeconomics (3)
MTH 28 Mathematical Analysis for Business (3)
MTH 38 Elements of Probability and Statistics (3)
PHI 92/192 Business Ethics (3)


Upper Division Core Requirements

Total Units in Upper Division Units: 21

BUS 122 Managerial Communications (3)
or
BUS 106 Business Law II (3)
BUS 130 Principles of Finance (3)
BUS 160 Principles of Marketing (3)
BUS 177 Management Information Systems (3)
BUS 184 Organizational Behavior (3)
BUS 185 Principles of Management (3)
BUS 192 Business Policy & Strategy (3)


In addition to core requirements, eighteen (18) upper division business units are required for the major in Business Administration.

Students who wish to pursue a specific business area concentration may do so by completing 12 units from the following lists below:

Accounting Concentration

BUS 137 Intermediate Accounting I (3)
BUS 138 Intermediate Accounting II (3)
BUS 131 Managerial Accounting (3)
BUS 186 Tax Accounting (3)
BUS 188 Auditing (3)
BUS 198 Advanced Accounting (3)


Marketing Concentration

BUS 161 Principles of Advertising (3)
BUS 163 Marketing Research (3)
BUS 165 New Media Marketing (3)
BUS 166 Consumer Marketing Research (3)
BUS 175 Sales Management (3)
BUS 194 Consumer Behavior (3)
BUS 195 International Marketing (3)


Management Concentration

BUS 157 Human Resources Development (3)
BUS 181 Global Businesses (3)
BUS 187 Management Seminar (3)

And any one of the following courses:

BUS 170 Real Estate (3)
BUS 171 Real Estate Law and Management (3)
BUS 176 Small Business Management (3)
BUS 189 International Management (3)
BUS 193 Selected Topics (3)


International Business Concentration

BUS 181 Global Business (3)
BUS 195 International Marketing (3)
ECO/HIS 112 World Economic History (3)

And three units from the following:

BUS 123 Travel and Study Abroad (3)
BUS 189 International Management (3)
BUS 193 Special Studies in Economic Development (1)
BUS 193 Managing Diversity (1)


Total Units for the Major: 48

48 Units Required for Basic Major Degree Program

Total Units for the Major with Concentration: 60

For those who choose to include a concentration in their studies

Total Units for the Degree: 124

At least 45 units must be from Upper Division courses, and at least 30 of the last 39 taken in residency.