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School of Management

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 3311)

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 (ECON 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 UT Dallas.

II. Major Requirements: 48-54 hours

Major Preparatory Courses (15 hours)

AIM 2301* Introductory Financial Accounting

AIM 2302* Introductory Management Accounting

BA 2301* Business and Public Law

ECON 2301* Principles of Macroeconomics2

ECON 2302* Principles of Microeconomics

MATH 1325* Applied Calculus I2, 3

MATH 1326* Applied Calculus II2, 3

MATH 2333* Matrices, Vectors, and Their Application4

Major Core Courses (24 hours)

BA 3311 Business Communications2

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

BA 4371 International Business

STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics

Major Related Courses

Core Courses for the MIS Concentration (159 hours)

BA 4318 Programming in Visual Basic or BA 4331 Programming in Java

BA 4321 Database Fundamentals

BA 4322 Systems Analysis and Design

BA 4323 Business Data Communications

BA 4326 Systems Development Project

Core Courses for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Concentration (12 hours)

BA 4308 Entrepreneurship

BA 4310 Entrepreneurial Finance

BA 4311 Entrepreneurial Strategy

BA 4335 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

Core Courses for the Operations Management Concentration (9 hours)

BA 4366 Introduction to Supply Chain Management

BA 4368 Lean and Six Sigma Processes

BA 4369 Integrated SCM Information Systems

Core Courses for the Organization Behavior Concentration (9 hours)

BA 3345 Introduction to Leading and Managing

BA 4372 International Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

BA 4V00 Business Ethics

Breadth Core Courses for students not choosing a concentration - General Business (15 hours)

Select from the following with at least 1 course from 3 of the 6 groups:

Group 1: Management

BA 3345 Introduction to Leading and Managing

BA 4308 Entrepreneurship

BA 4332 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

BA 4333 Performance 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 Personal 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 3360 Managerial Decision Making

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 3301 Employment Law

BA 4307 Corporations, Politics and Society

BA 4309 Regulation of Business and Financial Markets

BA 4345 Financial Markets and Institutions

BA 4V00 Business Ethics

Group 6: Operations Management

BA 3360 Managerial Decision Making

BA 4366 Introduction to Supply Chain Management

BA 4367 Introduction to Project Management

BA 4368 Lean and Six Sigma Processes

BA 4369 Integrated SCM Information Systems

2A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Hours are counted in Core Curriculum.
3These hours are counted under Mathematics Core above; students may substitute MATH 2413 and MATH 2414 or MATH 2417 and MATH 2419.
4Students may substitute MATH 2418 or CS 2305.
*Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes.

III. Elective Requirements: 24-30 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: (129 hours) (6 hours must be non-business courses)

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Concentration: (12 hours) (6 hours must be non-business courses)

International Business Concentration: (12 hours) (3 hours must be non-business courses)

Marketing Concentration: (12 hours) (6 hours must be non-business courses)

Operations Management Concentration: (12 hours) (6 hours must be non-business courses)

Organizational Behavior Concentration: (12 hours) (6 hours must be non-business courses)

General Business: (18 hours) (6 hours must be non-business courses)

Guided Electives

MIS Concentration: (129 hours) to be selected from AIM 43433322, BA 4199, BA 4299, BA 4311, BA 4319, BA 43204323, BA 4324, BA 4326, BA 4328, BA 4329, BA 4330, BA 4331, BA 4335, BA 4355, BA 4356, BA 4367, BA 4V95.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Concentration: (9 hours)

Three hours to be selected from BA 3372 or BA 33744336.

Six hours to be selected from AIM 3320, AIM 3341, BA 3372, BA 4309, BA 43214329, BA 4336 or BA 4199 and BA 4299.

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 43224332 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 4336, BA 4339 or BA 4V93.

Nine hours to be selected from BA 3372, BA 3374, BA 4308, BA 4311, BA 4329, BA 4336, BA 4339, BA 4366,
BA 4199 and BA 4299, BA 4V93 or ECON 3310. If approved, the student may select from graduate
marketing courses.

Operations Management Concentration: (12 hours)

Three hours to be selected from BA 3360, BA 4356, or BA 4367.

Nine hours to be selected from AIM 3341, BA 3360, BA 3372, BA 4199, BA 4299, BA 4321, BA 4332, BA 4338, BA 4356, or BA 4367.

Organizational Behavior Concentration: (12 hours)

Three hours to be selected from BA 4332, BA 4333, or BA 4380.

Nine hours to be selected from BA 3301, BA 4307, BA 4309, BA 4332, BA 4333, BA 4339, BA 4380, or BA 4199 and BA 4299.