Jan 26, 2021  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, B.B.A.

Department of Management  
Jill Austin, program coordinator

A major in Business Administration consists of 24 semester hours (50 percent taken at MTSU).

The program below includes an Economics and Finance minor. An alternate business minor may be chosen, but it may require total hours for graduation to exceed 120.

Academic Map

Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Business Administration, B.B.A., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements

General Education (41 hours)

General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or /fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

The following General Education courses are required for this major:

  • MATH 1630 or 1810 (Math)
  • ECON 2410 (Soc/Beh Sci and core course)

College of Business Core (42 hours)

All students must complete the College of Business Core  which requires 42 hours with a 2.000 GPA. ECON 2410 is included in the core and will also satisfy 3 hours from the Social/Behavioral General Education requirement.

Major Requirements (24 hours)

Financial Analysis (3 hours)

Marketing (6 hours)

  • Upper-division MKT electives (except MKT 4990 ) 6 credit hours

Auxiliary Courses (9 hours)

  • ECON upper-division course 3 credit hours
  • FIN upper-division course 3 credit hours
  • Business elective 3 credit hours

Electives (7 hours)

Total hours in program: 120

Curriculum: Business Administration

Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman Fall

Subtotal: 14 Hours

Freshman Spring

Subtotal: 16 Hours

Sophomore Fall

Subtotal: 15 Hours

Sophomore Spring

Subtotal: 15 hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours

Senior Fall

Subtotal: 15 Hours

Senior Spring

Subtotal: 15 Hours


*A 2.25 GPA in these courses is required for admission to the Jones College of Business.

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