Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in General Business Administration
Each BBA degree consists of:
- University Core Curriculum
- Business Core 1
- Major Required courses
- Speech Communications course (BUAD 2321 or COMS 2382) that also satisfies a University Core requirement
- Computer Literacy course (BUAD 1305 or CSTE 1330)
Note: Transfer students must take at least 50% of the required business curriculum for the BBA in residence at Sam Houston State University, which may include courses taken at The Woodlands Center campus or through SHSU Online.
1 The Business Core consists of the following courses:
|ACCT 2301||Principles of Financial Acc||3|
|ACCT 2302||Principles of Managerial Acc||3|
|BANA 2372||Business Analysis||3|
|BANA 3363||Inter Business Analysis||3|
|BUAD 2301||Business Legal Environment||3|
|BUAD 3335||Business Communication||3|
|ECON 2301||Principles Of Macroeconomics||3|
|ECON 2302||Principles Of Microeconomics 1||3|
|FINC 3320||Business Finance||3|
|MGIS 3310||Principles of MIS||3|
|MGMT 3310||Principles Of Management||3|
Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences).
|Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in General Business Administration|
|Component Area I (Communication)||6|
|Component Area II (Mathematics)||3|
|Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)||8|
|Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)||3|
|Component Area V (Creative Arts)||3|
|Component Area VI (U.S. History)||6|
|Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)||6|
|Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)||3|
|Component Area IX (Component Area Option)||4|
|Component Area III||4||BUAD 1305 or CSTE 1330||3|
|ECON 1100, KINE 2115, MCOM 1130, or NGLI 11011||1||Component Area III||4|
|ENGL 13012||3||Component Area V||3|
|HIST 13013||3||ENGL 13022||3|
|MATH 13244||3||HIST 13023||3|
|ACCT 2301||3||ACCT 2302||3|
|BUAD 2301||3||BANA 2372||3|
|Component Area IV||3||BUAD 2321 or COMS 23821||3|
|ECON 2301||3||ECON 23026||3|
|POLS 23055||3||POLS 23065||3|
|BANA 3363||3||Advanced Business Electives 7||3|
|FINC 3310||3||BUAD 3335||3|
|FINC 3320||3||BUAD 3355||3|
|MGMT 3310||3||MGIS 3310||3|
|MKTG 3310||3||MGMT 3370||3|
|Advanced ACCT Electives||3||Advanced Business Electives7||6|
|Advanced Business Electives 7||6||General Electives||3|
|Advanced ECON Electives||3||Advanced MGMT/MKTG Electives8||3|
|Advanced MGMT/MKTG Electives8||3||MGMT 4390||3|
|Total Hours: 120|
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area IX (Component Area Option).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area I (Communication).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area VI (U.S. History).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area II (Mathematics).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences).
Advanced Business Electives include any course with a ACCT, BANA, BUAD, ECON, FINC, MGIS, MGMT, or MKTG prefix.
Select from BUAD 3345 or MGMT or MKTG Advanced Electives (3000- or 4000- level).
Students must earn a 2.0 minimum overall GPA in all coursework.
Students must meet a 2.0 minimum overall major GPA in all major coursework.
Students must earn a 2.0 minimum SHSU GPA in all coursework.
Students must meet a 2.0 minimum SHSU major GPA in all major coursework.
A minor is not required for this degree program; however, a student has the option to add a minor, but to do so additional semester credits hours will be needed above the degree program’s stated total semester credit hours.
The following minor cannot be paired with this degree program: Minor in General Business Administration.
The BBA in General Business Administration is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:
- Understand risk analysis, identification, and management of business risk.
- Ability to evaluate how people deal with money, time, and resources. Graduates will be able to use money, time, and resources effectively.
- Ability to apply key financial accounting items and construct, in good form, a balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement.
- Ability to apply financial ratios, analysis, and financial indicators to provide information useful to the managers.
- Effectively design and present a business presentation adapting the presentation to the appropriate audience.
- Understand how the law effects business development, creation, decisions, and operations.