Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: College Catalog 2017-2018 Program: Business Administration (B.S.) Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Business Administration (B.S.)

Preparation to become a business leader requires a broad background in business, a global perspective, a knowledge of the behavioral and social sciences, and the ability to use quantitative techniques in solving problems. The business core, the Core Program, and specific quantitative and qualitative requirements provide this background. A student will gain further understanding of specific areas of business by concentrating in one of six areas: Accounting, Economics, Family Business and Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management, Marketing. Please refer to the Department of Business website for additional information and requirements: www.etown.edu/depts/business/advising.

Student Learning Outcomes for Business Administration:

Students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental theories and principles in each functional area.
  • Integrate and apply knowledge across functional areas.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely in written and verbal forms.

A Business Administration major requires:

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
AC 101 - Introduction to Accounting
EC 101 - SSC Principles of Macroeconomics
EC 102 - SSC Principles of Microeconomics
BA 101 - Business and Society
BA 105 - Managerial Communication and Student Career Preparedness

*Prerequisite(s): This course is restricted to Business majors only and must be taken in the first year.

BA 110 - Business Orientation
BA 111 - First Year Business Experience
MA 251 - MA Probability and Statistics
BA 215 - Principles of Marketing
BA 248 - Quantitative Methods/Operations Management (EGR248)

*Prerequisite(s): MA 251.

BA 265 - Management and Organizational Behavior
AC 270 - Cost Management Accounting

*Prerequisite(s): AC 101.

BA 270 - Strategic Managerial Decision-Making and Critical Analysis I

*Prerequisite(s): any one of the following courses: BA 101, BA 197, EC 101, or EC 102.

BA 271 - Strategic Managerial Decision-Making and Critical Analysis II

*Prerequisite(s): BA 270.

BA 325 - Corporate Finance

*Prerequisite(s): AC 101.

BA 330 - Legal Environment of Business
BA 495 - Business Policy and Corporate Strategy

*Prerequisite(s): Senior status.

A student also must choose one of the concentrations described below:

A minimum of 11 credits beyond those listed above must be taken in the concentration area (at least eight of those 11 credits must be taken on the Elizabethtown College campus). If students choose to complete two or more concentrations, double counting across concentrations is not permitted.

Accounting concentration:

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
AC 205 - Intermediate Accounting I

*Prerequisite(s): AC 101.

AC 206 - Intermediate Accounting II

*Prerequisite(s): AC 205.

  • One other Accounting elective
  • Economics concentration:

    Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    EC 301 - Intermediate Microeconomics

    *Prerequisite(s): EC 102.

    EC 302 - Intermediate Macroeconomics

    *Prerequisite(s): EC 101.

  • One other Economics elective
  • Entrepreneurship and Family Business concentration:

    Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    BA 380 - Entrepreneurship
  • Two other Entrepreneurship electives
  • Finance concentration:

    Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    BA 424 - Investments

    *Prerequisite(s): BA 325.

    BA 425 - Advanced Financial Management

    *Prerequisite(s): BA 325.

  • One other Finance elective
  • Management concentration:

    Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    BA 499 - Seminar in Management

    *Prerequisite(s): BA 265 and senior status.

  • Two other Management electives
  • Marketing concentration:

    Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    BA 416 - Marketing Management

    *Prerequisite(s): BA 215 and BA 325.

  • Two other Marketing electives
  • Suggested first year courses:

    Fall semester:

    Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    BA 101 - Business and Society

    Spring semester:

    Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    BA 105 - Managerial Communication and Student Career Preparedness

    *Prerequisite(s): This course is restricted to Business majors only and must be taken in the first year.

    BA 110 - Business Orientation
    BA 111 - First Year Business Experience

    Either fall or spring semester:

    Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    AC 101 - Introduction to Accounting
    EC 101 - SSC Principles of Macroeconomics
    EC 102 - SSC Principles of Microeconomics

    Notes:

    Students may take EC 101 and EC 102 in any sequence.

    EC 101 or EC 102 will fulfill both the Business Administration major requirement and the Social Sciences core requirement.

    MA 251 will fulfill both the Business Administration major requirement and the Mathematics core requirement.

    MA 251 should be taken in the sophomore year. Students should take any necessary prerequisites in the first year depending on their math placement.

    BA 270 and BA 271 are to be taken in the sophomore year. Students should take BA 270 in the fall and BA 271 in the spring.

    For a suggested Four-Year Plan for the BA major, visit www.etown.edu/depts/business/advising/four-year-business-admin.aspx.

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