Business Administration
Arkansas State University - Jonesboro
Degree:  Bachelor of Science
Major: Business Administration
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
MATH 1023 College Algebra 3     MATH 2143 Business Calculus 3 X
CIT 1503 Microcomputer Applications 3     ART or MUS or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual or Musical or Theatre 3 X
SOC 2213 Intro to Sociology 3 X   PHSC 1203 Physical Science 3 X
BUSN 1913 Making Connections in Business (FYE) 3 X   PHSC 1201 Physical  Science Lab 1 X
PE 1002 Concepts of  Fitness 2     PHIL 1103 Intro to Philosophy (humanities requirement) 3 X
Total Hours   17     Total Hours   16  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ACCT 2003 Prin of Accounting  I 3     ACCT 2013 Prin of Accounting  II 3  
ECON 2323 Prin of Microeconomics 3     ECON 2313 Prin of Macroeconomics 3 X
POSC 2103  Intro to US Gov 3 X   ECON 2113 Business Statistics 3  
SCOM 1203 Oral Communications (critical thinking requirement) 3 X   LAW 2023 Legal Environment Business 3  
BIOL 1003 Biological Science 3 X   ART or MUS or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual or Musical or Theatre (select one not previously taken) 3 X
BIOL 1001 Biological Science Lab 1 X   GEOG 2613 Intro to Geography 3 X
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   18  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
BCOM 2563 Business Communications 3     CIT 3523 Operations  Management 3  
FIN 3713 Business Finance 3     MKTG 3013 Marketing 3  
MGMT 3153  Organizational Behavior 3     ACCT 4003 Managerial Accounting 3  
CIT 3013 Management Information Systems 3     ECON 3323 Money & Banking 3  
Elective Elective 3     Elective Elective 3  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   15  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ECON 4343 Management Economics 3     MGMT 4813 Strategic Management 3  
FIN 3813 International Finance Management 3     FIN 3763 Financial Institutions & Markets 3  
MGMT 3613 Leadership 3     ELECTIVE 3000/4000 Business Elective 3  
MKTG 3033 Advertising 3     ELECTIVE 3000/4000 Elective 3  
Elective Elective 3     Elective Elective 2 or 3  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours 15 hours required for scholarship  14 or 15  
                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 45     Total Degree Hours 126  
 
Graduation Requirements:  
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103   
Must take SOC 2213 or ANTH 2233        
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)  
2.25 in major or at least a "C" in each course in major  
2.25 overall and at least 2.25 GPA at ASU  
2.25 in business core or at least a "C" in each core course  
50 % of business requirements completed at ASU-Jonesboro  
Maximum of 30 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 54 hours  
126 Total Credit Hours  
30 of last 36 hours at ASU-Jonesboro  
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions  
32 ASU residence hours  
Must have grade of C or better in MATH 2143, ACCT 2003, and Computer Proficiency Course  

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