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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Degree Requirements (120 hours)

I. Core Curriculum Requirements1: 42 hours
    A. Communication (6 hours)
        3 hours Communication (RHET 1302)
        3 hours Communication Elective (BA 4305)
    B. Social and Behavioral Sciences (15 hours)
        6 hours Government (GOVT 2301 and 2302)
        6 hours American History
        3 hours Social and Behavioral Science Elective (ECO 2301)
    C. Humanities and Fine Arts (6 hours)
        3 hours Fine Arts (ARTS 1301)
        3 hours Humanities (HUMA 1301)
    D. Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning (6 hours)
        6 hours Calculus (MATH 1325 and 1326)
    E. Science (9 hours including at least one course with a substantial laboratory component)

1 Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from accredited institutions of higher education. The courses listed in parentheses are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at U.T. Dallas.

II. Major Requirements: 45-51 hours
    Major Preparatory Courses (15 hours)
        AIM 2301* Introductory Financial Accounting
        AIM 2302* Introductory Management Accounting
        BA 2301* Business and Public Law
        ECO 2301* Principles of Macroeconomics2
        ECO 2302* Principles of Microeconomics
        MATH 1325* Applied Calculus I 2,3
        MATH 1326* Applied Calculus II 2,3
        MATH 2333* Matrices, Vectors, and Their Application 4
    Major Core Courses (21 hours)
        BA 3341 Business Finance
        BA 3351 Introduction to Management Information Systems
        BA 3352 Production Management
        BA 3361 Organizational Behavior
        BA 3365 Principles of Marketing
        BA 4305 Strategic Management 2
        BA 4371 International Business
        STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics
    Major Related Courses
        Core Courses for the MIS Concentration (15 hours)
            BA 4318 Programming in Visual Basic
            BA 4321 Database Fundamentals
            BA 4322 Systems Analysis and Design
            BA 4323 Business Data Communications
            BA 4326 Systems Development Project
        Core Courses for the Entrepreneurship Concentration (12 hours)
            BA 4308 Entrepreneurship
            BA 4310 Entrpreneurial Finance
            BA 4311 Entrepreneurial Strategy
            BA 4355 Marketing Research
        Core Courses for the International Business Concentration (9 hours)
            BA 4361 International Finance Management
            BA 4372 International Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
            BA 4373 Global Strategy
        Core Courses for the Marketing Concentration (9 hours)
            BA 4335 Marketing Research
            BA 4337 Product and Brand Management
            BA 4338 Sales and Distribution Management
        Breadth Core Courses for students not choosing a concentration –
        General Business (15 hours)
        Select from the following with at least 3 hours from 3 of the 5 groups:
            Group 1: Organization Management
                BA 3345 Introduction to Leading and Managing
                BA 4308 Entrepreneurship
                BA 4332 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
                BA 4366 Introduction to Supply Chain Management
                BA 4372 International Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
                BA 4373 Global Strategy
            Group 2: Marketing
                BA 3372 Export Market Development
                    or BA 3374 International Marketing
                BA 4335 Marketing Research
                BA 4336 Marketing Strategy
                BA 4337 Product and Brand Management
            Group 3: Finance and Accounting
                AIM 3320 Financial Information Management
                AIM 3341 Cost Management Systems
                AIM 3351 Individual Taxation
                AIM 4336 Financial Statement Analysis
                AIM 4337 Business Valuation
                BA 4310 Entrepreneurial Finance
                BA 4346 Investment Management
                BA 4350 Individual Financial Management and Planning
            Group 4: Information Systems
                AIM 3321 Managing Financial Data
                    or BA 4321 Database Fundamentals
                AIM 4342 Analysis and Design of Accounting Systems
                BA 4322 Systems Analysis and Design
                BA 4323 Business Data Communications
                BA 4330 Information Technology Security and Audit
                BA 4356 Enterprise Resource Planning
            Group 5: Business Environment
                BA 4307 Corporations, Politics and Society
                BA 4309 Regulation of Business
                BA 4345 Money and Capital Markets

2 A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Hours are counted in Core Curriculum.
3 These hours are counted under Mathematics Core above; students may substitute MATH 2417 and 2419.
4 Students may substitute MATH 2418 or CS 2305.
* Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes.

III. Elective Requirements: 27-33 hours
    Advanced Electives (6 hours)
        All students are required to take at least six hours of advanced electives outside their major
        field of study. These must be either upper-division classes or lower-division classes that
        have prerequisites.
    Free Electives
        Both lower- and upper-division courses may count as electives but students must complete
        at least 51 hours of upper-division credit to qualify for graduation.
            MIS Concentration: (12 hours) (6 hours must be non-business courses)
            Entrepreneurship Concentration: (15 hours) (6 hours must be non-business courses)
            International Business Concentration: (15 hours) (3 hours must be non-business courses)
            Marketing Concentration: (15 hours) (6 hours must be non-business courses)
            General Business: (21 hours) (6 hours must be non-business courses)
    Guided Electives
        MIS Concentration: (9 hours) to be selected from BA 4319, BA 4320, BA 4324, BA 4328, BA
            4329, BA 4330, BA 4331, BA 4355, BA 4356, BA 4399, BA 4V95, AIM 4343.
        Entrepreneurship Concentration: (9 hours)
            Three hourse to be selected from BA 3372 or BA 3374.
            Six hours to be selected from AIM 3320, AIM 3341, BA 3372, BA 4309, BA 4321, BA 4336,             or BA 4399.
        International Business Concentration: (12 hours)
            Three hours to be selected from BA 3372 or BA 3374.
            Three hours to be selected from BA 4311, BA 4322 or BA 4366.
            Six hours to be selected from an approved list provided by the department.
        Marketing Concentration: (12 hours)
            Three hours to be selected from BA 3372, BA 3374, BA 4308, BA 4311, BA 4329, BA             4336, BA 4339, BA 4366, BA 4399, BA 4V93 or ECO 3310. If approved, the student may             select from graduate marketing courses.

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