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Weekend/Evening & Online College

English and Business Administration


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This joint major combines the liberal arts emphasis of the English major with the professional preparation of the Business Administration major.

Expand your career horizons with a combined degree in English and Business Administration from Weekend/Evening & Online College at Mount Saint Mary’s University in Los Angeles. This degree program integrates the liberal arts disciplines and critical analysis of the traditional English degree with the applied professional disciplines found in the Business Administration major.

Advance your skills and abilities with a degree in English and Business Administration from Weekend/Evening & Online College.

Available Program Formats

Learn more about our program formats and hear from our students about their unique experiences.

Weekend, Evening & Online

Choose your own schedule. Instruction takes place on select weekends, evenings, in-person or online. Combine all formats, or choose the one that works for you.

Degree Requirements

The following is a complete listing of degree requirements for those seeking to earn a BA in English and Business Administration from Weekend/Evening & Online College at Mount Saint Mary’s University. For more information, please consult a Mount advisor.

General Studies

Written Communication Skills

  • ENG 1A: Freshman English – First Semester (3 units)
  • ENG 1B: Freshman English – Second Semester (3 units)
    HIS 1A/B: Western Civilization (3 units, 3 units)

Oral Communication Skills

  • SPE 10: Introduction to Communication (2 units)

Critical Thinking (3 units)

Diversity – Two Courses (6 units)

Quantitative Literacy – Two Courses (6 units)

Arts & Sciences

  • Art/Music – History or Appreciation (3 units)
  • Literature (3 units)
  • HIS 1A: Western Civilization for English majors (3 units)
  • Natural and Physical Science (3 units)
  • MTH 28: Mathematical Analysis for Business (3 units)
  • ECO 1: Microeconomics (3 units)
  • ECO 2:  Macroeconomics (3 units)

Religious Studies and Philosophy

Lower Division Core Business Requirements

  • BUS 5: Business Law 1 (3 units)
  • BUS 15A: Accounting Principles I (3 units)
  • BUS 15B:  Accounting Principles II (3 units)
  • BUS 21:  Essentials of Business Writing and Presentation (3 units)
  • MTH 38: Elements of Probability and Statistics (3 units)

Upper Division Core Business Requirements

  • BUS 106: Business Law II (3 units)
    BUS 122:  Managerial Communications (3 units)
    BUS 183:  Management Seminar (3 units)
  • BUS 130:  Principles of Finance (3 units)
  • BUS 160:  Principles of Marketing (3 units)
  • BUS 177: Management Information Systems (3 units)
  • BUS 185:  Principles of Management (3 units)
  • BUS 184:  Organizational Behavior (3 units)
  • BUS 192:  Business Policy and Strategy (3 units)

Lower Division Core English Requirements

  • HIS 1B:  Western Civilization 2 (3 units)
  • Foreign Language – Two Semesters (6 units)

Upper Division Core English Requirements

  • ENG 181:  Theory and Criticism (3 units)
  • ENG 195:  English Seminar (3 units)
  • 4 Upper Division English Elective Courses (12 units)
  • 2 Upper or Lower Division English Elective Courses (6 units)

Total Units

Total Units for Major: 61 units

Total Units for Complete Bachelor’s Degree: 124 units