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2018-2019 General Catalog

Business Administration - BA, BS


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Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

Department of Management

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  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
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Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is  STAT 2300 - Business Statistics (QL) 4  

 

Admission Requirements for this Program

Direct Admit: 2016 New freshmen

Admitted to USU in Good Standing

  • Top 10% of high school class
  • 3.7+ High School GPA
  • 28+ ACT/1250+ SAT score
  • 3.5+ High School GPA AND 24+ ACT/1090+ SAT score
    • Accounting majors: 3.6+ High School GPA and 26+ ACT/1170+ SAT

 

Freshmen prior to Fall 2016: Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU

Option 1:

24+ post-high school credits

3.5+ overall GPA

Complete the Change of Matriculation Form

Option 2:

24+ post-high school credits

ECON 1500: C grade or higher

ENGL 2010: C grade or higher

STAT 2000/STAT 2300: C grade or higher

2.67+ Overall GPA  (3.0 GPA and B or better in ACCT 2010 for Accounting majors)

Complete the Huntsman School Admissions Application.

Freshmen Fall 2016

24+ post-high school credits

The following courses with a C or higher. 

  • MGT 1050
  • ACCT 2010
  • ECON 1500
  • MIS 2100
  • STAT 2300 or STAT 2000
  • ENGL 2010

    2.75 overall GPA (3.0 GPA and B or better in ACCT 2010 for Accounting majors)

Complete the Huntsman School Admissions Application.

First Year (30 credits)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ECN 1500: Introduction to Economic Institutions, History, and Principles (BAI)   3   minimum C grade required ECN 2010: Introduction to Microeconomics (BSS)   3   minimum C grade required
ENGL 1010 - Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)    3     ENGL 2010 ENGL 2010 - Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3   minimum C grade required
MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)   4     STAT 2300: Business Statistics (QL)  
OR
STAT 2000: Statistical Methods (QI)  

4  
OR
4  

minimum C grade required
MGT 1050 - Foundations of Business and Leadership     3   minimum C grade required Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)    
USU 1010: University Connections   1-3   Course starts the week prior to fall semester and is completed after the first 3 weeks of fall semester.

Breadth Exploration Requirement or Electives

2-3  
Comments

 

Comments

Second Year (30 credits)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ACCT 2010: Financial Accounting Principles   3   minimum C grade required ACCT 2020: Managerial Accounting Principles   3   minimum C grade required
MGT 2050: Business Law   2   minimum C grade required MSLE 3500: Fundamentals of Marketing   3   B- grade or higher
MIS 2100: Principles of Management Information Systems   3   minimum C grade required MIS 3200: Business Communication (CI)   3   minimum C grade required
Breadth Humanities (BHU)     3   MIS 3300: Big Data Analytics (QI)  

3  

minimum C grade required
Breadth Physical Science (BPS)   3   Breadth Life Science (BLS)   3  
Elective 1     3  
Comments

Undeclared students should apply to the Jon M Huntsman School during this semester http://huntsman.usu.edu/apply/

Comments

 

Third Year (30 credits)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

FIN 3200 - Financial Management   3   minimum C grade required FIN 3400: Corporate Finance (QI)   3   minimum C grade required
MGT 3250 - Managing Human Capital    2     MSLE 3820: International Management (DSS)   2    
MGT 3700 - Operations Management     2   B- grade required MGT 4600: Negotiations   2    
MSLE 3800 - Leadership   2   minimum C grade required BA Elective 2-3  

Marketing Research - Choose two of the following four courses:

MSLE 4531: Competitive Intelligence and Data Visualization  
MSLE 4532: Data-Driven Decision Making 
MSLE 4533: Big Market Insights from Big Data  
MSLE 4534: Survey Research   

 
2 and 2   Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC)   3  
 Elective 1   Electives 2-3  
Comments

 

Comments

Students should apply for graduation at http://www.usu.edu/registrar/htm/graduation/apply-online

Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

MGT 4790: Managing Global Value Chains   2     MSLE 3890: Systems Strategy and Problem Solving   2   minimum C grade required
Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA)   2-3   MSLE 4890: Strategic Planning and Execution (CI)   3    
BA Elective 2-3   MGT 5730: Lean Continuous Improvement   3    
BA Elective 2-3   BA Elective 2-3  
Electives 4-7   Electives 4-5  
Comments

 

Comments

 

University Studies Requirements for Major

Students must complete the General Education Requirements:

  • ECN 1500 will fulfill the American Institutions requirement
  • ECN 2010 will fulfill the Social Sciences requirement for students in the Huntsman School of Business
  • For Huntsman School of Business students, courses taken for their major may fulfill the Exploration requirement

Students must also complete the University Studies Depth Requirements :

 

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