Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Core Curriculum

All degree programs require completion of the Core Curriculum. A complete description of the core and its requirements is available in the Core Curriculum section of the Daemen catalog. Courses which satisfy a portion or complete a core requirement will have such designation indicated after the course title.

  • MAJOR AND SPECIALIZATION/TRACK: 59 CREDITS

    • MAJOR: 44 CREDITS

      • ACC225 Financial Accounting (3) – CT
      • ACC226 Managerial Accounting (3)
      • BA101 Introduction to Business Administration (1)
      • BA201 Introduction to International Business (3) – CI
      • BA211 Effective Business Communications (3) – WI
      • BA303 Business Professional and Personal Horizons (1)
      • BA350 Business Law I (3)
      • BA443 Proseminar (3) – ILIT; RP; WI
      • FIN325 Corporate Finance (3)
      • MGQ221 Business Statistics I (3) – QL
      • MGT208 Principles of Management (3)
      • MGT321 Organizational Behavior & Theory (3)
      • MIS280 Computer Studies and Problem Solving (3) – CT
      • MKT209 Principles of Marketing (3)
      • Business Electives: 6 credits
    • SPECIALIZATION: 15 CREDITS

      Select one from the following specializations. Note that some courses may fulfill core competencies and/or other core requirements. (Competency and/or other core requirements are indicated after the course title.)  Consult the course descriptions available in the College catalog and accessible from the course schedules published on the Daemen web site.

      • GENERAL BUSINESS

        • 15 credits in business electives or any Paralegal Studies courses (with the exception of PAR-460 Paralegal Senior Project, which is not allowed to count in the General Business specialization) selected with advisor’s approval.

      • HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

        • MGT302 Labor Relations (3)
        • MGT306 International Management (3)
        • MGT312 Human Resource Management (3)
        • MGT410 Seminar in Human Resource
        • Management (3) –ILIT
        • Business Elective (3)-advisor-approved
      • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

        • BA201 – Introduction to International Business (3)* – CI
        • Select either: ECO333 International Economics (3) OR  ECO343 Global Economic Geography (3) – CR
        • MGT306  International Management (3)
        • MKT210  E-Commerce (3)MKT310 Foreign
        • Markets of International Business (3)
          * Another appropriate course may be substituted with the authorization of the Business Administration Chair.
      • MARKETING

        • MKT302 Physical Distribution Management (3)
        • Select either:  MKT310 Foreign Markets of International Business (3) OR MKT313 Customer Relations (3) *
        • MKT312 Promotional Strategies (3)
        • MKT335 Market Research (3)
        • MKT420 Marketing Planning & Strategy (3) — IL
        • * Another appropriate course may be substituted with the authorization of the  Business Administration Chair. 
      • OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

        • ACC 315 Cost Accounting (3)
        • MKT302 Physical Distribution Management (3)
        • MGQ 310 Project Management (3)
        • MGQ 360 Production and Operations Management (3)*
        • MGQ 427 Managerial Decision Making (3)*
        • MGT312  Human Resource Management (3)
        • NOTE: *MGQ360 and MGQ427 Managerial Decision Making (3) should be taken as the Business Math requirement and the opposite course will be taken as the specialization elective. Only three of these credits will fall under the specialization.
      • SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

        • BA/HPR352 Grant Writing (3) CS;WI
        • BA/SUST344 Sustainable Business Practices (3)
        • ENTR201 The Entrepreneurial Mindset (3) CT
        • IND412 Social Entrepreneurship (3)-CT; IL; WI; R&P
        • MGT/HPR 311 Non-Profit Management (3) CI; ME
      • SPORT MANAGEMENT

        • BA405 Legal Issues in Sport Management (3) — CT
        • MGT260 Introduction to Sport Management (3) — CT
        • MGT302 Labor Relations (3)
        • MGT312 Human Resource Management (3)
        • MKT402 Sport Marketing (3) 
        • NOTE: It is strongly recommended that students in the Sport Management specialization complete an additional 3 credits in Career Field Experience as part of their 9 credits of free electives.
 
  • ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE MAJOR: 7 CREDITS

    • BA202 Professional Branding and Sustainability (1)
    • BA340 Internship Facilitation (1)
    • Internship: 2 credits in an upper- level Career Field Experience is required of all Business Administration majors.  Students must possess a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5, and complete BA 202 to enroll in an internship.  Students must enroll in BA340 & CFE301 or CFE401 in the same semester.  Students may petition the Department Chair to waive the Career Field Experience requirement if they have comparable work experience, but will have to complete another 3 credit hour course as a substitute. 
    • Select one:
      • MGQ360 Production & Operations Management (3)
      • MGQ427 Managerial Decision Making (3)
      • MTH131 Calculus & Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences (3) –CT; QL
        NOTE: Students planning to pursue a graduate degree in Business are advised to take MTH131. If MTH131 is taken, it will count as part of the 45 CORE credits, thereby INCREASING required Free Electives from 9 to 12 credits.
  • CORE: 45 CREDITS

    • CMP101 English Composition (3) — CS; ILIT; WI
    • ECO201 Principles of Microeconomics (3) — CT
    • ECO202 Principles of Macroeconomics (3) — CT
    • IND101 Sustainable & Critical Relationships (3)
    • Core Electives: 33 credits
  • FREE ELECTIVES: 9 CREDITS

    With the exception of Economics (ECO), Management Information Systems (MIS), Quantitative Management (MGQ) and Paralegal Studies (PAR), courses offered by the Accounting/Information Systems and Business Administration Department are not allowed. Courses used to fulfill the free electives may but are not required to have a core competency. NOTE:  An additional 3 credits of Career Field Experience may be counted as part of the 9 free elective credits.

TOTAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS = 120 CREDITS

Graduation Requirements

  1. Minimum grades of C must be achieved in the following: ACC225; ACC226; BA101; BA201; BA202; BA211; BA303; BA350; BA443;  CMP101; ECO201; ECO202;  FIN325; MGQ221; MGT208; MGT321 , MIS280; MKT209, AND all courses in the specialization.
  2. An overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.00.

Suggested Course Sequence

Access the suggested course sequence for the BS, Business Administration, from the Accounting and Business Administration Department web page or the Program Plans site on the Registrar’s web page.