General Business Track

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  4. General Business Track
School
School of Arts and Sciences
Career
Business managers in a variety of functions

Mission

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program educates and forms ethical and proficient business professionals who serve and lead in manners consistent with Franciscan values.

Purpose

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program educates and forms ethical and proficient business professionals who serve and lead in manners consistent with Franciscan values. Students may select one of 5 curriculum tracks (Analytics, General Business Administration, Health Administration, Management and Marketing) that best fits their vocational path.

 Enrollment

Students can be accepted into the program starting in the Fall 2018 semester.  Students may enroll on a full-time or part-time basis.  Both entering freshman and transfer students may begin the program.

Applications Procedure

Students should complete the online application for admission. Make sure you indicate Business Administration as your selected program.  Please direct questions related to the online application to the Office of Admissions, 225-490-1619.

Tuition:

See the Published Tuition & Fee Schedule available from the Admissions Office or on our website.

Financial Assistance:

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University has financial aid counselors available to assist students with the financial aid process.  All students are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To complete the FAFSA, visit fafsa.ed.gov.

Transferability

Credit earned at a regionally accredited college or university is transferable provided the course is equivalent in content to the course offered at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University. Credit for college level achievement may be awarded through the CLEP and/or AP examination. See Transfer Equivalencies regarding transferability of courses taken at other regionally accredited colleges and universities.

Accreditation

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.  Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University.

Requirements

Applicants to the program must meet with a faculty advisor to develop a degree plan.  All degree plans must be approved by the Dean of Arts and Sciences. Requirements for acceptance into the program are the same as for acceptance to Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University.

Curriculum

Semester 1

Credits

Semester 2

Credits

ACSM 1110  Academic Seminar

1

BADM 1311 Intro. to Computer Applications

3

BADM 1310 Intro to Business Administration

3

COMM 1311 Professional Presentation Skills

3

MATH 1315 College Algebra

3

MATH 2315 Statistics

3

Natural Science elective

3

THEO 1310 Intro. to Theology

3

Natural Science Lab elective

1

WRIT 1311 College Writing II

3

WRIT 1310 College Writing

3

Semester Credit Hours

14

Semester Credit Hours

15


Semester 3


Credits


Semester 4


Credits

BADM 2316  Business Statistics

3

BADM 2310 Business Communications

3

BADM 2330 Business Law and Ethics

3

BADM 2315 Intro. to Accounting

3

COMM 1312 Interpersonal Comm.

3

ECON 2321 Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 2320  Principles of Macroeconomics

3

3

Humanities elective

3

Social/Behavioral Science electives

6

Semester Credit Hours

15

Semester Credit Hours

15


Semester 5


Credits


Semester 6


Credits

BADM 3315 Managerial Accounting

3

BBA Elective

3

BADM 3340 Management Info. Systems

3

BADM 4310 Project Management

3

Humanities elective

3

BADM 4315 Bus. Financial Management

3

MGMT 3305 Principles in Management

3

MGMT 3310 Operations/Quality Management

3

MRKT 3305 Principles in Marketing

3

MGMT 3315 Organizational Behavior

3

Semester Credit Hours

15

Semester Credit Hours

15


Semester 7


Credits


Semester 8


Credits

BBA Electives

12

BBA Elective

3

PHIL 4310 Corporate Social Responsibility

3

BADM 4910 Capstone

3

Free elective

1

BADM 4915 Internship

3

Natural Science electives

6

Semester Credit Hours

16

Semester Credit Hours

15

Total hours for Bachelor of Business Administration-General Business Track (120 Credit Hours)

BBA electives may be taken from ALYT, HADM, MRKT, or MGMT courses

Humanities electives may be taken from ART, ENGL, MUSI, PHIL, THEO, or SPAN courses; 6 hours must be from the same discipline.

Social Sciences electives may be taken from ANTH, PSYC, or SOCI courses.

Natural Sciences electives may be taken from BIOL, CHEM, PHYS or PHSC courses.