B.A. in Business Administration Degree Outline

B.A. in Business Administration Degree Outline

Classes and requirements:

  1. Must have associate degree, or equivalent credit hours, and 2.0 GPA to earn a business administration degree from SMC. Students admitted with fewer than 63 credit hours will be evaluated by the Registrar and may be required to take additional credit hours.
  1. Camak Core (18 credit hours).
    • PDEV 300 Community Discovery and Engagement (3 hours)
    • PDEV 310 Professional Development (3 hours)
    • PDEV 330 Professional Communications (3 hours)
    • PDEV 400 Applied Technology (3 hours)
    • PDEV 410 Semester Internship (3 hours) or 3 PDEV 411, 412, 413 Internships I, II, III (1 hour each)
    • PDEV 430 Capstone (3 hours)
  1. Business Core (18 credit hours)
    • BSAD 305 Business Ethics (3 hours)
    • BSAD 310 Business Management (3 hours)
    • BSAD 320 Business Marketing (3 hours)
    • BSAD 330 Managerial Accounting (3 hours)
    • BSAD 340 Business Finance (3 hours)
    • BSAD 460 Business Law (3 hours)
  1. Choose specific track of business concentration (18 credit hours)

Accounting and Finance track

  • BSAD 331 Intermediate Accounting I (3 hours)
  • BSAD 332 Intermediate Accounting II (3 hours)
  • BSAD 341 Principles of Investing (3 hours)
  • BSAD 430 Tax Accounting (3 hours)
  • BSAD 431 Accounting Information Systems (3 hours)
  • BSAD 441 Corporate Finance (3 hours)
  • BSAD 490-99 Special Topics in Business (may substitute for a requirement upon approval by Department Chair)

Economics and Finance track

  • BSAD 341 Principles of Investing (3 hours)
  • BSAD 370 Intermediate Macroeconomics (3 hours)
  • BSAD 371 Intermediate Microeconomics (3 hours)
  • BSAD 441 Corporate Finance (3 hours)
  • BSAD 470 Managerial Economics (3 hours)
  • BSAD 471 Money and Banking (3 hours)
  • BSAD 490-99 Special Topics in Business (may substitute for a requirement upon approval by Department Chair)

Marketing and Sales track

  • BSAD 321 Consumer Behavior (3 hours)
  • BSAD 322 Marketing Research (3 hours)
  • BSAD 323 Social Media Marketing (3 hours)
  • BSAD 421 Marketing Communications (3 hours)
  • BSAD 450 Professional Sales (3 hours)
  • BSAD 451 Professional Branding (3 hours)
  • BSAD 490-99 Special Topics in Business (may substitute for a requirement upon approval by Department Chair)

Management and Entrepreneurship track

  • BSAD 311 Operations Management (3 hours)
  • BSAD 312 Organizational Behavior (3 hours)
  • BSAD 323 Social Media Marketing (3 hours)
  • BSAD 410 Entrepreneurship I (3 hours)
  • BSAD 411 Entrepreneurship II (3 hours)
  • BSAD 415 Supply Chain Management (3 hours)
  • BSAD 490-99 Special Topics in Business (may substitute for a requirement upon approval by Department Chair)
  1. Electives (6 credit hours)

Competency in Foreign Language at the 102 (SPAN 140 for heritage Spanish speakers) or higher level is required. Up to six elective hours may be used to achieve Foreign Language competency; otherwise elective hours must be taken at the 300 level or higher.

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120 credit hours total