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2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, B.B.A.


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The BBA program prepares graduates for professional positions in business. Such an education produces graduates who:

  • Comprehend the business environment and functions.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrate computer usage skills.
  • Employ ethical principles in business situations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively on teams in organizational situations.

The following requirements apply to all candidates for the Bachelor of Business Administration degree.

  1. Students must satisfy all university requirements for a bachelor’s degree as found in the section UNIVERSITY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS  of this catalog.
  2. Fifty percent of upper-level course work in all business concentrations must be taken from UHV. Students can accumulate no more than two D’s in the business major, which includes both the major core and the concentration. Undergraduate credit within the business major must be less than 10 years old at the time of graduation unless an exception is granted by the Dean’s Office via appeal. It is the prerogative of the Dean’s Office to determine (1) whether the courses meet current standards of the discipline, and (2) whether students demonstrate sufficient retention of the content to apply it.
  3. Lower Division Major Core Requirements (subject to D-grade limit, and 10-year course age limit):
    1. 3 semester hours of principles of computing (TCCN COSC 1301 ); may be used to satisfy part of the university Core 090 component.
    2. 6 semester hours of finite mathematics and statistics (TCCN MATH 1324  and BUSI 2305 ); 3 hours may be used to satisfy the university Core 020 component.
    3. 6 semester hours of economics (TCCN ECON 2301  and ECON 2302 ); 3 hours may be used to satisfy the university Core 080 component.
    4. 6 semester hours of principles of accounting (TCCN ACCT 2301 /2401 and ACCT 2302 /2402).
    5. 3 semester hours of business/professional speech (TCCN SPCH 1321); may be used to satisfy part of the university Core 090 component.
  4. Lower or Upper Division:
    1. Free electives to complete 120 s.h. minimum degree requirements. 
  5. Upper Division Major Core Requirements (subject to D-grade limit, and 10-year course age limit): 18 semester hours of a common business core (Managerial Communication, Principles of Management, Principles of Marketing, Data Analytics and Decision Making, Legal Environment of Business, Business Finance).
  6. Capstone Course: All BBA students must complete the MGMT 4309 Strategic Management  course. The course is only offered in the fall and spring semesters and credit for the course may not be transferred from another institution. Students may not register for the course until they meet prerequisites as described in their catalog.
  7. Comprehensive Exam: A comprehensive exam covering the content of the BBA core classes is required to be completed by students enrolled in the MGMT 4309  course. Students may choose to take the exam at one of the arranged testing sites, or will need to make suitable proctoring arrangements.
  8. BBA Conference: All BBA students must participate in the BBA Conference during the semester in which they enroll in MGMT 4309 . The conference is held each fall and spring and requires face-to-face attendance at the event. BBA students should check the schedule (available online at www.uhv.edu/business/discover/bba-conference) prior to registration to avoid scheduling conflicts.
  9. BBA students are expected to
  • Be familiar with the mission and values of the program and to comply with the expectations of them outlined in this catalog, their new student orientation, and their course syllabi.
  • Maintain high standards of academic honesty and ethical behavior as outlined on course syllabi each semester.
  • Track their progress on their degree programs and contact their advisors promptly to resolve questions about their enrollment.
  • Verify that they have the appropriate prerequisites for their courses each semester.
  • Apply for graduation by the published deadline for the semester in which they will complete degree requirements.
  • Ensure that the School of Business Administration has current contact information for them at all times, and visit the school’s web page (http://www.uhv.edu/business/) regularly for important updates as well as to obtain information on course textbooks and syllabi prior to each semester.

The previous degree information is summarized in the following section:

Business Administration Plan (all plans/concentrations)

Core Curriculum Requirements


(42 total core hours required).

  • Core 010 Communication
  • Core 020 Mathematics
  • Core 030 Life and Physical Science
  • Core 040 Language, Philosophy and Culture
  • Core 050 Creative Arts
  • Core 060 American History
  • Core 070 Government/Political Science
  • Core 080 Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Core 090 Component Area Option: Speech
  • Core 090 Component Area Option: Computer Literacy

Plan Requirements


Academic Plans/Concentrations (Choose One)


  • Accounting * 21 s.h.
  • Finance* 18 s.h.
  • General Business-Economics* 18 s.h.
  • General Business-Entrepreneurship * 18 s.h.
  • General Business-Healthcare Administration* 18 s.h.
  • General Business-Human Resources Management* 18 s.h.
  • General Business-International Business* 18 s.h.
  • General Business-Supply Chain Management* 18 s.h.
  • Management * 18 s.h.
  • Marketing * 18 s.h.

Electives


Free electives as needed to satisfy the 120 semester hour minimum (may be LD or UD academic credit)

Academic Plans/Concentrations


Finance


Requirements: 18 semester hours composed of 12 semester hours of required finance courses, and 6 semester hours of electives, selected from an approved list.

The four required courses are:

General Business-Construction Management* 21 s.h.


(*Pending Approval)

General Business-Entrepreneurship


Requirements: 18 semester hours composed of 12 semester hours of required entrepreneurship courses, and 6 semester hours of electives, selected from an approved list.

The four required courses are:

General Business-Economics


Requirements: 18 semester hours composed of 9 semester hours of required economics courses, and 9 semester hours of electives, selected from an approved list.

The three required courses are:

General Business-Human Resources Management


Requirements: 18 semester hours composed of 12 semester hours of required human resources management courses, and 6 semester hours of management electives selected from an approved list.

The four required courses are:

Electives:


6 semester hours selected from the following courses.

General Business-International Business


Requirements: 18 semester hours composed of 12 semester hours of required international business management courses, and 6 semester hours of electives selected from an approved list.

The four required courses are:

Electives:


6 semester hours (one course from A and one course from B or one Study Abroad and one foreign language course).

General Business-Supply Chain Management


Requirements: 18 semester hours composed of 15 semester hours required coursework, and 3 semester hours of marketing electives from an approved list.

The six required courses are:

Electives:


3 semester hours selected from the following courses.

Management


Requirements: 18 semester hours composed of 12 semester hours of required management courses, 6 semester hours of management electives from an approved list.

The four required courses are:

Marketing


Requirements: 18 semester hours composed of 9 semester hours of required marketing courses, and 9 semester hours of marketing electives from an approved list.

The three required courses are:

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