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Business Administration, B.S.


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This major is administered by the Department of Business and Economics .

 

In the business major you complete courses in core business content and methodology, as well as courses in accounting and economics. Upon completing the business major, you will be prepared to work professionally in the business world.

Successfully complete a minimum of 51-53 credits in the Core and Elective requirements, as well as a minor, second major, or area of concentration as described below.

Completing these requirements will satisfy both the Communication in the Major and Capstone Experience.

Core


In general, try to complete the core classes in approximately this sequence. The courses near the beginning of the list serve as prerequisites for courses near the end of the list.

Note


If you anticipate doing advanced study in a field such as Actuarial Science, you should take MATH 120 .

Statistics, 3-4 credits


Note


* If you are completing an Accounting major, you must substitute ACCT 370 .

Note


Classes you take as part of areas of concentration listed below (finance, insurance, and real estate [FIRE], management, marketing, entrepreneurship, international business) may satisfy this requirement.

Electives


Any 3 credits in 300-400 level Business coursework or ECON 360 . You may not take BUS 320 , BUS 497 , BUS 498 , or BUS 499  to satisfy this requirement. Classes you take as part of areas of concentration listed below (finance, insurance, and real estate [FIRE], management, marketing, entrepreneurship, international business) satisfy this requirement.

Minor, second major, or area of concentration


In addition to required courses for the major, complete ONE of the following: (1) a minor, (2) a second major, or (3) an area of concentration (of not less than 18 credits that have been approved by the School of Business and Economics).

Minor: You may use any UW-Stevens Point minor other than the business minor to satisfy this requirement. We encourage you to consider an Accounting Minor , or Economics Minor .

Second major: You may use any UW-Stevens Point major other than the business major to satisfy this requirement. We encourage you to consider an Accounting Major , Economics, Social Science Option Major , or Economics, Business Economics Option Major .

Areas of concentration: Areas of concentration listed below (finance, insurance, and real estate [FIRE], management, marketing, entrepreneurship, international business) require 21 credits. At least 15 of these credits must be from Business courses listed in the area of concentration; up to 6 credits can be from non-Business courses listed in the area of concentration. Earn at least a 2.5 GPA in courses in the concentration.

To complete a second area of concentration, complete at least 15 additional credits.

These are approved areas of concentration:

Management, 21 credits


Marketing, 21 credits


Entrepreneurship, 21 credits


International Business, 21 credits


Required


Foreign Language Courses

Foreign Language Courses 200 level or above OR Foreign Language courses numbered 200 or above(Limited to 2 classes in the same foreign language; language placement does not satisfy this requirement)

Forest Recreation, 18-22 credits


Soil Science, 18 credits


Foreign Language


Cross-cultural experience for students planning to work in international or multicultural environments. Emphasizes practical language skills and knowledge of appropriate cultural forms and behavior.

Wood Products Industry, 18 credits


Capstone Experience


If you are completing an Accounting Major , an Economics: Business Economics Option Major , a general Business major, or a Business major with an area of concentration, you must take BUS 480 .

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