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Business Administration with concentration in Management (B.S.B.A.)

Department of Management and International Business, College of Business

Effective Summer 2017

As per PRP3604: All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50% of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50% of the Major credits. Program exceptions to the policy are to be approved by the Office of the Chancellor.

The four year (120 credit hours) bachelor's degree consists of 60 semester hours of general education requirements and free non-business electives, 24 hours of Business Core, 24 hours of specialized Management requirements, and 12 hours of Elective Courses in Business. Students are allowed 4 hours of free electives while meeting communication, natural, social sciences, humanities, physical education, values and ethics, and cultural diversity requirements of General Education and 3 credit hours of Business Statistics requirement.

Required general education courses for the Management curriculum include:

BUSED.101 Introduction to Business

BUSED.333 Business Communications and Report Writing

COMMSTUD.103 Public Speaking

ECONOMIC.121 Principles of Macroeconomics

ECONOMIC.122 Principles of Microeconomics

ECONOMIC.256 Business and Economic Statistics

ENGLISH.101 Foundations of College Writing

MATH.118 Applied Matrix Algebra

Choose one of the following two courses:

ECONOMIC.156 Business and Economics Mathematics

MATH.123 Essentials of Calculus

Business Core:

ACCT.220 Financial Accounting

ACCT.223 Managerial Accounting

FINANCE.313 Introduction to Corporate Finance

LAW.331 Law and Legal Environment

MGMT.244 Principles of Management

MGMT.481 Business Policies


MKTG.310 Marketing: Principles and Practices

Specialized Management Requirements (subject to change due to continuous improvement of curriculum - Check with department chair.)

MGMT.345 Human Resource Management

MGMT.370 Managerial Decision Making

MGMT.371 Supply Chain Operations

MGMT.449 Organizational Behavior

MGMT.456 International Management

MGMT.457 Business and Society

Plus TWO management elective at 300/400 level

COB Professional Development Program:

ZIPD.101 – Functional Areas of Business

ZIPD.102 – Interconnectedness of Business

ZIPD.201 – Career Exploration

ZIPD.202 – Career Preparation

ZIPD.301 – Preparation for the Workforce

ZIPD.302 – Build your brand

ZIPD.401 – Networking and Job Search

ZIPD.402 – Career Transition

Elective Courses in Business

Select four 300 or 400 level courses in business to complete the balance of 60 semester hours. Courses must be selected from the designated list of electives (available upon request). BUSED.333 may not be used as a Business Elective. Students must consult with their advisors when selecting and scheduling elective courses.